Eric Davis appeared in 132 Major League games during the 1986 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Davis appeared in, specifically relating to his 1986 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Davis started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"When Eric Davis arrived on the scene in Cincinnati in 1984, he came with the label of unlimited potential. As so often occurred in that era, that label frequently came with the moniker of 'the next Willie Mays ' since the Hall of Famer was the standard bearer for players who could do it all on the baseball field. And Davis, a legitimate five-tool player if there ever was one, could indeed do it all ." - Author Joel Luckhaupt in 100 Things Reds Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (Triumph Books, 04/01/2013, '32. Eric Davis', Page 141)
In Chronological Order / Eric Davis Stats
Eric Davis 1986 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Eric Davis appeared in 64 games at home, had 197 at-bats, drove in 33 runs, scored 42 times, had 52 hits (6 doubles / 2 triples / 12 home runs), walked 32 times (4 intentional), struck out 42 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 1 times (0 hits & 1 flies), and finished at home with a .263 batting average, .367 on base percentage and .497 slugging average?
On the road, Eric Davis appeared in 68 games, had 218 at-bats, drove in 38 runs, scored 55 times, had 63 hits (9 doubles / 1 triples / 15 home runs), walked 36 times (1 intentional), struck out 58 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 2 times (0 hits & 2 flies), and finished at home with a .288 batting average, .386 on base percentage and .545 slugging average?
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