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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)


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1920
1920
1.5
4
1928
1932
1.5
1
1928
1928
0.4
1
1934
1934
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.0
Center Field Yrs First Last
4
1923
1935
10.1
4
1920
1930
4.3
4
1927
1930
2.4
2
1928
1930
1.9
1
1927
1927
1.6

Right Field Yrs First Last
10
1920
1935
14.2
5
1927
1935
2.5
1
1934
1934
1.0
1
1928
1928
0.4
1
1920
1920
0.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
3
1927
1929
12.2
1
1923
1923
4.7
3
1929
1935
4.5
2
1930
1932
1.6
1
1920
1920
1.6
Second Base Yrs First Last
4
1927
1930
1.7
3
1932
1935
1.2
1
1934
1934
0.1
2
1929
1930
0.1
1
1928
1928
0.1
Third Base Yrs First Last
5
1927
1935
3.2
4
1927
1933
2.9
1
1934
1934
1.6
1
1928
1928
1.4
2
1920
1934
1.3
First Base Yrs First Last
7
1927
1935
3.5
3
1929
1935
2.6
1
1923
1923
2.0
1
1920
1920
0.2
1
1934
1934
0.1
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
5
1927
1932
4.4
4
1927
1935
2.4
3
1927
1930
2.0
4
1920
1930
1.5
1
1930
1930
1.3
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
7
1927
1935
22.1
4
1927
1933
6.7
3
1927
1929
3.9
1
1920
1920
3.3
1
1920
1920
2.5
1
1923
1923
2.3
1
1934
1934
2.3
1
1923
1923
2.3
2
1929
1930
2.1
1
1934
1934
1.8
1
1935
1935
1.8
4
1927
1930
1.7
1
1920
1920
1.6
1
1920
1920
0.9
1
1928
1928
0.9
1
1927
1927
0.8
1
1928
1928
0.5
3
1928
1930
0.5
1
1920
1920
0.4
1
1923
1923
0.4
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
2
1932
1933
0.6
1
1929
1929
0.4
1
1932
1932
0.3
1
1920
1920
0.2
1
1920
1920
0.2
1
1920
1920
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1
1
1929
1929
0.1
1
1923
1923
0.1
1
1930
1930
0.1
1
1920
1920
0.0
1
1923
1923
0.0
1
1930
1930
-0.1
1
1929
1929
-0.2
1
1934
1934
-0.2
1
1920
1920
-0.3
1
1920
1920
-0.3
2
1932
1933
-0.3
1
1934
1934
-0.6

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James