Eric Davis appeared in 135 Major League games during the 1988 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Davis appeared in, specifically relating to his 1988 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 1988 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Eric Davis appeared in 65 games at home, had 212 at-bats, drove in 53 runs, scored 34 times, had 55 hits (7 doubles / 0 triples / 14 home runs), walked 40 times (6 intentional), struck out 61 times, was hit by a pitcher 2 times, sacrificed 3 times (0 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .259 batting average, .377 on base percentage and .490 slugging average?
On the road, Eric Davis appeared in 70 games, had 260 at-bats, drove in 40 runs, scored 47 times, had 74 hits (11 doubles / 3 triples / 12 home runs), walked 25 times (4 intentional), struck out 63 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 0 times (0 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .284 batting average, .349 on base percentage and .488 slugging average?
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