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Harry Davis (1900s first baseman)

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Harry Davis
Harry Davis, Cleveland Naps, baseball card portrait LCCN2008678350.jpg
First baseman / Manager
Born: (1873-07-19)July 19, 1873
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: August 11, 1947(1947-08-11) (aged 74)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 21, 1895, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
May 30, 1917, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average.277
Home runs75
Runs batted in951
Managerial record54–71
Winning %432
Teams
As player
As manager
Career highlights and awards

Harry H. Davis (July 19, 1873 – August 11, 1947) was a Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the New York Giants (1895–96), Pittsburgh Pirates (1896–98), Louisville Colonels (1898), Washington Senators (1898–99), Philadelphia Athletics (1901–11, 1913–17), and Cleveland Naps (1912).

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Early life

Davis with the Athletics, circa 1911
Davis with the Athletics, circa 1911

Davis was born in Philadelphia. He had no middle name, but he added the middle initial H to distinguish himself from others who shared his first and last names. He attended Girard College; the institution served as an elementary school and high school. Davis, who picked up the lifelong nickname of "Jasper" at Girard, graduated in 1891 and played amateur baseball until beginning his professional baseball career in 1894.<ref?Grahek, Mike. "Harry Davis". SABR. Retrieved October 18, 2017.</ref>

Career

After having played the 1900 for the minor league Providence Grays, he decided to quite baseball, but Athletics manager Connie Mack made him an offer too large to refuse to return to baseball in 1901 with the Athletics.[1] He led the American League in home runs from 1904 to 1907, one of only five players to have ever led their league for four consecutive seasons. He also hit for the cycle on July 10, 1901. He led the AL in doubles three times and the NL in triples once.

Davis was the starting first baseman and first captain of manager Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics from 1901 to 1910. In 1905 he led the American league in home runs, RBI, runs and doubles, and led the Athletics to the 1905 World Series against the New York Giants. He was the starting first baseman for the 1910 World Champions and hit .353 in the 1910 World Series. In 1911, the 37-year-old Davis was replaced at first base by the younger Stuffy McInnis, and Davis played a reserve role for the 1911 World Champions.

Davis managed the 1912 Cleveland Naps, but left with 28 games left in the season and a record of 54–71. He returned to the Athletics as a player, coach and assistant captain in 1913,[1] amassing only 33 plate appearances over the next five seasons combined.

Later life

He continued as a coach and scout with Mack's Athletics until 1927 and also served as a Philadelphia City Councilman.

Davis died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 11, 1947, at the age of 74.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b 1914 Reach Guide. p. 45. Retrieved 2017-01-20.
  2. ^ "Harry Davis". Baseball Reference.com. Retrieved 24 March 2016.

External links

Achievements
Preceded by
Bill Joyce
Hitting for the cycle
July 10, 1901
Succeeded by
Fred Clarke
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