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Steel Arm Davis



Walter Davis
(Lefty)

Born: June 22, 1896 in Wortham, TX
Died: November 30, 1941 in Chicago, IL
          (45 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 175
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• Buried: Cook County Cemetery (Oak Forest, IL)


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Glossary
# Players Pos HoF
Steel Arm Davis
RF
1000
169.2
5.47
10
8
.556
43
25
8
0
2
185
103
99
76
 
1 SP
994
185.0
5.42
11
12
.477
35
33
1
0
0
221
112
82
114
2 SP
989
149.2
5.45
8
10
.430
45
23
0
0
0
166
91
61
116
3 SP
988
171.0
5.60
8
10
.446
50
18
4
1
1
201
106
88
81
4 SP
987
170.2
5.46
8
10
.435
40
28
1
0
0
206
104
47
77
5 RP
985
132.0
5.46
6
8
.421
59
9
1
0
4
149
80
69
94
6 SP
985
161.1
5.40
7
12
.362
44
24
2
1
0
179
97
91
92
7 SP
985
122.1
5.48
5
8
.417
51
17
0
0
1
143
75
61
84
8 SP
985
162.2
5.57
7
10
.407
45
23
1
0
0
187
101
74
104
9 SP
983
172.2
5.50
8
13
.371
35
33
1
1
0
194
106
61
140
10 SP
982
191.1
5.35
9
16
.355
43
25
8
1
1
217
114
78
60
11 SP
982
179.1
5.42
8
15
.347
38
30
1
0
0
210
108
75
75
12 SP
982
199.0
5.37
11
9
.547
49
19
8
0
3
225
119
120
60
13 SP
982
178.0
5.46
8
10
.446
43
25
0
0
0
200
108
78
113
14 SP
982
156.1
5.18
10
12
.455
45
23
1
0
0
159
90
75
101
15 SP
982
116.2
5.48
5
10
.333
50
18
0
0
0
128
71
67
64
16 SP
981
145.2
5.32
6
9
.404
45
23
1
1
0
157
86
78
107
17 SP
981
157.2
5.31
8
12
.417
46
22
0
0
0
172
93
56
99
18 SP
981
144.0
5.47
10
7
.607
49
19
0
0
0
147
88
84
125
19 SP
980
247.1
5.52
11
19
.370
36
32
24
1
0
320
152
109
68
20 SP
980
136.2
5.36
5
10
.357
50
18
0
0
0
168
81
61
70
21 SP
980
188.2
5.50
10
15
.410
34
34
0
0
0
214
115
78
102
22 SP
980
190.0
5.37
10
14
.414
36
32
0
0
0
215
113
95
121
23 SP
979
164.2
5.19
8
9
.474
45
23
1
0
0
181
95
72
99
24 SP
978
182.1
5.35
11
14
.446
37
31
1
0
0
205
108
91
112
25 SP
978
151.0
5.17
10
12
.455
46
22
0
0
0
178
87
51
90
26 SP
978
151.0
5.71
13
10
.571
42
26
0
0
0
176
96
64
91
27 SP
978
120.0
5.54
5
6
.467
53
15
0
0
0
123
74
62
80
28 RP
978
129.1
5.28
6
8
.438
65
3
1
0
3
148
76
91
56
29 SP
978
174.1
5.32
9
12
.433
45
23
4
1
0
186
103
94
76
30 SP
978
176.2
5.41
8
10
.429
43
25
1
0
1
168
106
104
137
31 SP
977
163.0
5.61
9
9
.500
39
29
1
1
0
175
102
89
121
32 SP
977
126.2
5.36
5
7
.385
51
17
0
0
1
133
75
67
96
33 SP
977
163.0
5.13
8
9
.476
48
20
1
0
1
177
93
64
76
34 RP
977
91.2
5.52
6
4
.588
64
4
0
0
0
85
56
80
79
35 SP
976
162.0
5.21
8
13
.375
45
23
1
0
0
156
94
79
99
36 SP
976
118.0
5.65
7
8
.462
53
15
1
1
0
146
74
41
83
37 RP
976
139.2
5.68
4
10
.316
52
16
1
0
0
153
88
89
105
38 SP
976
116.1
5.40
4
7
.375
56
12
0
0
0
129
70
57
83
39 SP
976
187.2
5.51
8
13
.385
35
33
0
0
0
221
115
65
99
40 SP
976
140.0
5.85
7
6
.556
47
21
0
0
0
140
91
95
118
41 SP
976
152.2
5.64
6
9
.389
55
13
4
0
0
226
96
53
32
42 SP
976
126.2
5.34
5
9
.357
51
17
1
0
0
157
75
48
68
43 SP
975
151.1
5.77
7
10
.400
46
22
0
0
0
170
97
91
107
44 SP
975
180.1
5.29
9
10
.479
39
29
1
0
1
187
106
71
118
45 SP
975
167.1
5.39
7
12
.390
42
26
0
0
0
193
100
65
97
46 RP
975
116.2
5.33
5
8
.400
59
9
1
0
0
135
69
57
62
47 SP
975
148.0
5.16
7
11
.409
53
15
2
0
0
145
85
101
54
48 SP
975
186.0
5.65
10
13
.435
36
32
1
1
1
199
117
85
114
49 SP
975
189.1
5.37
5
14
.267
34
34
0
0
0
207
113
84
171
50 SP
975
177.0
5.57
10
15
.398
35
33
1
0
0
202
110
84
126
51 SP
974
128.1
5.46
8
10
.433
53
15
0
0
2
127
78
76
94
52 SP
974
170.2
5.47
8
13
.375
38
30
2
0
0
213
104
53
73
53 SP
974
150.1
5.75
8
10
.419
44
24
0
0
0
177
96
67
94
54 SP
974
163.0
5.28
8
10
.453
43
25
1
0
0
198
96
59
99
55 SP
974
177.0
5.03
10
11
.481
41
27
1
0
0
194
99
70
117
56 SP
974
191.1
5.31
12
13
.466
36
32
1
0
0
228
113
72
102
57 RP
974
159.2
5.33
10
7
.595
57
11
3
0
4
184
94
70
58
58 SP
974
186.1
5.38
9
12
.435
49
19
4
0
0
201
111
89
51
59 SP
973
130.0
5.47
8
7
.519
56
12
0
0
1
135
79
72
83
60 RP
973
144.2
5.39
7
5
.550
61
7
0
0
0
150
87
89
87
61 SP
973
140.1
5.78
6
8
.400
48
20
1
1
0
160
90
92
96
62 SP
973
159.1
5.23
9
9
.517
44
24
0
0
0
174
93
72
109
63 SP
973
187.1
5.61
9
9
.500
50
18
5
0
3
232
117
86
65
64 SP
973
153.2
5.55
8
10
.457
48
20
0
0
1
171
95
87
93
65 SP
973
146.2
5.45
7
9
.448
47
21
0
0
1
154
89
67
89
66 SP
973
173.1
5.28
9
10
.475
42
26
0
0
0
198
102
44
110
67 SP
973
203.2
5.25
10
13
.440
50
18
9
1
2
234
119
79
77
68 SP
973
202.2
5.08
9
14
.395
48
20
7
0
3
231
114
95
58
69 SP
972
188.1
5.30
10
15
.387
35
33
1
0
0
223
111
87
104
70 SP
972
160.1
5.43
7
11
.368
43
25
0
0
0
183
97
55
110
71 SP
972
178.2
5.30
9
15
.378
35
33
2
1
0
192
105
101
118
72 SP
972
183.0
5.26
10
12
.466
41
27
1
0
1
208
107
46
114
73 SP
972
140.1
5.41
8
9
.472
51
17
1
0
1
167
84
51
98
74 SP
972
121.2
5.34
4
11
.263
51
17
0
0
0
136
72
48
101
75 SP
972
164.2
5.29
8
11
.413
44
24
0
0
0
187
97
73
125
76 SP
972
215.2
5.17
10
11
.483
54
14
6
0
2
258
124
94
48
77 SP
972
143.2
5.26
4
9
.308
56
12
1
0
1
185
84
76
48
78 RP
972
141.0
5.40
1
7
.125
53
15
0
0
1
157
85
70
74
79 SP
972
180.0
5.71
9
10
.479
40
28
1
0
0
199
114
76
111
80 SP
972
146.1
5.15
6
9
.406
47
21
1
0
0
162
84
63
90
81 SP
971
155.2
5.16
7
11
.389
43
25
5
0
1
165
89
61
100
82 SP
971
190.1
5.17
9
14
.375
34
34
1
1
0
211
109
63
83
83 SP
971
181.2
5.96
9
10
.464
44
24
7
3
0
216
120
113
46
84 SP
971
167.1
5.53
7
10
.426
47
21
1
0
1
188
103
72
95
85 SP
971
261.1
5.49
10
19
.351
40
28
22
0
1
337
159
116
45
86 SP
971
152.0
5.49
7
10
.421
51
17
0
0
1
185
93
55
81
87 SP
971
174.2
5.07
8
11
.422
42
26
2
1
0
196
99
61
94
88 RP
971
69.1
5.25
5
4
.556
68
0
0
0
1
70
40
46
46
89 SP
970
121.1
5.23
6
6
.500
52
16
0
0
0
119
71
51
83
90 SP
970
187.0
5.02
10
13
.420
51
17
6
0
5
231
104
77
68
91 SP
970
188.2
5.33
6
14
.313
44
24
4
1
2
197
112
108
78
92 SP
970
192.1
5.57
6
14
.314
46
22
6
0
0
232
119
87
62
93 SP
970
170.1
5.31
7
11
.410
45
23
0
0
0
183
101
59
125
94 SP
970
167.0
5.23
8
10
.441
43
25
1
1
0
199
97
55
85
95 SP
970
174.0
5.16
7
11
.377
42
26
2
1
0
197
100
56
109
96 SP
969
144.0
5.44
8
5
.609
56
12
0
0
1
180
87
40
84
97 SP
969
186.1
4.97
10
12
.468
37
31
0
0
0
213
103
55
125
98 SP
969
177.2
5.82
11
16
.413
43
25
7
1
2
212
115
70
104
99 SP
969
102.0
5.29
5
5
.489
58
10
0
0
1
113
60
40
67
100 SP
969
178.2
4.87
11
12
.477
42
26
4
0
1
181
97
92
95

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