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Spud DavisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1928-1945 MLB Years: 1928-1945
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World Series Champion

PositionsC-1282, 1B-5, 3B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVirgil Lawrence Davis
Height6-1Weight197BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 20,1904PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
Death DateAugust 14,1984 [79.237]
High SchoolGulf Coast Military Academy (Gulfport,MS)
MLB DebutApril 30,1928 [23.131]
OrganizationsPHI [8] PIT [4] SLN [4] CIN [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID10560Retrosheet IDdavis101MLBAM ID113143
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power65Contact48XBH55RBIs57Runs14Hitting76Durability60Team.473Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-c2325110001001001000.200.333.200.533107.200.000.200.27914.290.000.000.000.000.00
1928Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-c236716316462031800151102000.282.343.350.693575180.289.068.160.3288.336.110.731.6754.3310.87
1928Totals for NL-NL         6916817472031900161103000.280.342.345.687585187.286.065.161.3268.565.880.691.6056.0010.64
1929Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-c2498263319018074810191725000.342.391.490.88112925289.347.148.224.3996.575.880.892.4237.5727.78
1930Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-c25106329411031611465101720110000.313.349.495.84416331357.302.182.237.3714.765.601.183.9223.5030.10
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-c261203933012832145100362804000.326.382.443.82517437433.343.117.209.3818.316.470.780.9298.2528.91
1932Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi7c2712540244135235147010403924000.336.399.522.92121042448.347.186.289.4138.938.710.983.1328.7131.11
1933Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi8c2814149551173283965203224580021.349.395.473.86823440540.355.124.192.4005.934.440.751.6755.0023.12
1934St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8c2910734745104224965003427210012.300.366.464.83016135384.305.164.262.3788.857.030.792.3438.5633.65
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8c301023152810024216000333024004.317.386.416.80213127354.349.099.203.3739.328.470.910.28315.0027.00
1936St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8c311123632499262459003534310012.273.342.388.73014132402.292.115.212.3408.718.460.971.0090.7532.32
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24c3276209195610133300231500007.268.341.368.7097714232.277.100.211.3329.916.470.651.2969.6725.00
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36c331236361001005610002.167.286.194.4807142.200.027.167.24911.9014.291.200.000.0016.67
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4,28c3370215115370223101414010012.247.293.307.600669230.256.060.130.2836.096.091.000.87107.5016.98
1938Totals for NL-NL         82251145980224101920110014.235.292.291.5837310272.249.056.135.2786.997.351.050.74125.5016.95
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4c348720210628102300242017005.307.383.356.739729234.341.049.168.35310.268.550.830.000.0014.52
1940Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c35992852393141539003520220015.326.404.435.83912420324.338.109.232.38810.806.170.571.5457.0021.51
1941Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c3657107327410600111100006.252.322.308.630335118.281.056.159.3039.329.321.000.000.0018.52
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36c395493628702140010800002.301.369.441.810419103.313.140.247.3819.717.770.801.9446.5032.14
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36c402333282006002210002.242.306.303.60910236.258.061.121.2975.565.561.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter145842553881312244227764760386326225000100.308.369.430.79918313434713.321.122.214.0008.196.920.841.6355.2626.14
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter814246223479013411533636019717311410038.321.374.449.82311051982711.330.128.210.0007.276.380.881.9546.4525.06
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter323103098304728141850010391770028.295.363.421.784434941147.314.126.226.0008.987.930.881.2273.5730.92
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23351834156272765005841320025.301.375.402.77720836581.317.101.212.0009.987.060.711.2074.0023.08
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter88245226211133400282110009.253.332.343.6758415274.267.090.204.00010.227.660.751.0981.6724.19
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247343146272972104336260011.308.369.430.79920338524.321.122.214.0008.196.920.841.6355.2626.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1928Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23C49--1494647199195.9803.98-----56773.132.2
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23C2--6-2-86.7503.00------2100.01.3
1929Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24C89--19847107255245.9612.75-----49890.858.2
1930Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25C96--3075056362357.9863.72-----410690.662.3
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26C114--42078310501498.9944.37-----512095.074.0
1932Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27C120--40854615468462.9873.85-----212596.077.9
1933Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28C132--3956989472464.9833.52-----1014193.686.8
1934St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29C94--4594267507501.9885.33-----210787.961.4
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30C81--3353432372369.9924.56-----410279.452.6
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B5--48--448481.0009.60------1024.93.2
1936St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C103--3905977456449.9854.36-----311292.066.9
1936St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313B2--14--551.0002.50------1121.81.3
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32C59--3004073347340.9805.76-----17677.638.3
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33C63--2172755249244.9803.87-----27090.042.0
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33C11--437215250.9624.55-----31291.77.3
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34C85--26040-13003001.0003.53-----58797.756.3
1940Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35C87--288611211361349.9674.01-----29987.956.5
1941Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36C49--9716-31131131.0002.31-----25786.031.8
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39C35--7610338986.9662.46------5464.822.9
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit40C13--2641-3130.9682.31------2356.58.4
MLB Totals for C - 16 season(s)-   C1282--4374684849751425058.9843.95-----5412820.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--48--448481.0009.60------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--14--551.0002.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1928Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23-49---------
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23-2---------
1929Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24-89---------
1930Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25-96---------
1931Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-114---------
1932Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27-120---------
1933Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28-132---------
1934St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-94---------
1935St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-815--------
1936St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-103---2-----
1937Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-59---------
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33-63---------
1938Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33-11---------
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34-85---------
1940Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35-87---------
1941Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36-49---------
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39-35---------
1945Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit40-13---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1934St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB29220200010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs220200010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1941Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit36Assistant Coach1548173.52619.04Frankie Frisch
1942Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit37Assistant Coach1476681.44936.55Frankie Frisch
1943Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit38Assistant Coach1548074.51925.04Frankie Frisch
1944Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit39Assistant Coach1539063.58814.52Frankie Frisch
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit41Manager1546391.40934.07 
1946Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit41Assistant Coach1546391.40934.07Spud Davis,Frankie Frisch
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn45Assistant Coach1536489.41826.57Frankie Frisch
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn46Assistant Coach1546292.40334.58Phil Cavarretta,Frankie Frisch
1952Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn47Assistant Coach1547777.50019.55Phil Cavarretta
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn48Assistant Coach1546589.42240.07Phil Cavarretta
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2028-05-11TradeTraded by Cardinals with Homer Peel to Phillies for Jimmie Wilson. 
1941-10-02Released by Pirates. 
1939-10-27Purchased by Pirates from Phillies. 
1938-06-13TradeTraded by Reds with Al Hollingsworth and Cash to Phillies for Bucky Walters. 
1936-12-02Purchased by Reds from Cardinals. 
1933-11-15TradeTraded by Phillies with Eddie Delker to Cardinals for Jimmie Wilson. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.