Eric Davis appeared in 136 Major League games during the 1998 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Davis appeared in, specifically relating to his 1998 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 1998 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Eric Davis appeared in 69 games at home, had 242 at-bats, drove in 54 runs, scored 40 times, had 81 hits (17 doubles / 1 triples / 16 home runs), walked 19 times (0 intentional), struck out 54 times, was hit by a pitcher 3 times, sacrificed 4 times (0 hits & 4 flies), and finished at home with a .334 batting average, .384 on base percentage and .611 slugging average?
On the road, Eric Davis appeared in 67 games, had 229 at-bats, drove in 38 runs, scored 48 times, had 74 hits (14 doubles / 0 triples / 14 home runs), walked 30 times (0 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 .323 batting average, .401 on base percentage and .567 slugging average?
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