Eric Davis Stats

Eric Davis was born on Tuesday, May 29, 1962, in Los Angeles, California. Davis was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 19, 1984, with the Cincinnati Reds. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Eric Davis baseball stats page.

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"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)

Eric Davis

Eric 'The Red' Davis Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#627 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1985top06' title='1985 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Eric 'The Red' Davis Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#627 | Checklist )

Birth Name:
Eric Keith Davis ( Twitter : @EricDavis3344 )
Nickname:
Eric the Red
Born On:
05-29-1962  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Los Angeles, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Fremont High School (Los Angeles, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
05-19-1984 (Age 21)
Last Game:
10-07-2001
Draft:
1980 : 8th Round (201st)

Eric Davis

Eric Davis Pitching Stats

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Eric Davis

Eric Davis Hitting Stats

1984 22 Reds 57 174 33 39 10 1 10 0 30 24 0 48 0 1 1 1 .224 .320 .466
1985 23 Reds 56 122 26 30 3 3 8 0 18 7 0 39 2 0 0 1 .246 .287 .516
1986 24 Reds 132 415 97 115 15 3 27 1 71 68 5 100 0 3 1 6 .277 .378 .523
1987 25 Reds 129 474 120 139 23 4 37 3 100 84 8 134 0 3 1 6 .293 .399 .593
1988 26 Reds 135 472 81 129 18 3 26 0 93 65 10 124 0 3 3 11 .273 .363 .489
1989 27 Reds 131 462 74 130 14 2 34 0 101 68 12 116 0 11 1 16 .281 .367 .541
1990 28 Reds 127 453 84 118 26 2 24 1 86 60 6 100 0 3 2 7 .260 .347 .486
1991 29 Reds 89 285 39 67 10 0 11 0 33 48 5 92 0 2 5 4 .235 .353 .386
1992 30 Dodgers 76 267 21 61 8 1 5 0 32 36 2 71 0 2 3 9 .228 .325 .322
1993 31 Dodgers 108 376 57 88 17 0 14 1 53 41 6 88 0 4 1 8 .234 .308 .391
1993 31 Tigers 23 75 14 19 1 1 6 0 15 14 1 18 0 0 0 4 .253 .371 .533
1994 32 Tigers 37 120 19 22 4 0 3 0 13 18 0 45 0 0 0 4 .183 .290 .292
1996 34 Reds 129 415 81 119 20 0 26 2 83 70 3 121 1 4 6 8 .287 .394 .523
1997 35 Orioles 42 158 29 48 11 0 8 1 25 14 0 47 0 3 1 2 .304 .358 .525
1998 36 Orioles 131 452 81 148 29 1 28 1 89 44 0 108 0 7 5 13 .327 .388 .582
1999 37 Cardinals 58 191 27 49 9 2 5 0 30 30 1 49 0 1 1 1 .257 .359 .403
2000 38 Cardinals 92 254 38 77 14 0 6 1 40 36 0 60 0 2 1 7 .303 .389 .429
2001 39 Giants 74 156 17 32 7 3 4 0 22 13 0 38 0 1 1 4 .205 .269 .365
17 Years 1,626 5,321 938 1,430 239 26 282 11 934 740 59 1,398 3 50 33 112 .269 .359 .482

Eric Davis

Eric Davis Fielding Stats

1984 Reds CF 46 42 1,053 120 2.6 119 116 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .992 3.05
1984 Reds LF 2 1 21 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1984 Reds RF 10 1 87 4 0.4 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.24
1985 Reds CF 28 20 516 61 2.2 60 59 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .984 3.14
1985 Reds LF 24 3 213 15 0.6 15 15 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.90
1985 Reds RF 5 1 51 3 0.6 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1986 Reds CF 71 62 1,500 154 2.2 152 151 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.74
1986 Reds LF 72 42 1,275 105 1.5 100 99 1 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.12
1986 Reds RF 16 5 186 16 1.0 16 16 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.32
1987 Reds CF 124 123 3,246 391 3.2 388 378 10 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .992 3.23
1987 Reds LF 4 4 99 7 1.8 6 5 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 1.64
1988 Reds CF 125 125 3,264 302 2.4 297 295 2 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.46
1988 Reds RF 5 5 123 11 2.2 10 10 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.20
1989 Reds CF 118 116 3,051 289 2.4 286 283 3 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.53
1989 Reds LF 4 4 99 10 2.5 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.73
1989 Reds RF 3 3 63 3 1.0 2 2 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.86
1990 Reds CF 66 66 1,701 164 2.5 163 161 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .994 2.59
1990 Reds LF 56 55 1,440 107 1.9 106 97 9 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 1.99
1991 Reds CF 76 74 1,899 190 2.5 187 182 5 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.66
1991 Reds LF 6 4 108 8 1.3 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1992 Dodgers CF 5 2 63 7 1.4 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1992 Dodgers LF 69 68 1,734 112 1.6 108 108 0 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .964 1.68
1992 Dodgers RF 4 3 75 9 2.3 8 8 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 2.88
1993 Dodgers CF 3 3 60 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1993 Dodgers LF 101 92 2,547 224 2.2 222 215 7 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .991 2.35
1993 Tigers CF 18 17 453 53 2.9 52 52 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.10
1994 Tigers CF 35 33 837 87 2.5 86 85 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.77
1996 Reds 1B 1 1 18 7 7.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.50
1996 Reds CF 115 102 2,679 257 2.2 254 251 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.56
1996 Reds LF 14 12 312 23 1.6 23 22 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.99
1997 Orioles RF 30 29 732 40 1.3 39 39 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .975 1.44
1998 Orioles CF 11 10 231 14 1.3 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1998 Orioles RF 64 59 1,479 110 1.7 109 105 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 1.99
1999 Cardinals CF 3 0 24 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.63
1999 Cardinals RF 50 48 1,206 92 1.8 92 88 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.06
2000 Cardinals RF 69 61 1,479 126 1.8 122 121 1 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .968 2.23
2001 Giants RF 48 34 880 78 1.6 75 74 1 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.30
CF Totals 844 795 20,577 2,099 2.5 2,075 2,044 31 24 10 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.72
LF Totals 352 285 7,848 613 1.7 600 581 19 13 3 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.06
RF Totals 304 249 6,361 492 1.6 480 469 11 12 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.04
1B Totals 1 1 18 7 7.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.50
17 Years 1,501 1,330 34,804 3,211 2.1 3,162 3,101 61 49 13 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.45

Eric Davis

Eric Davis Miscellaneous Stats

1984 Reds 10 2 .833 7 2 n/a 17.4 3.6 5.8 - - -
1985 Reds 16 3 .842 10 10 n/a 15.3 3.1 6.8 - - -
1986 Reds 80 11 .879 4 13 n/a 15.4 4.2 5.8 - - -
1987 Reds 50 6 .893 1 0 n/a 12.8 3.5 4.7 - - -
1988 Reds 35 3 .921 3 2 n/a 18.2 3.8 5.1 - - -
1989 Reds 21 7 .750 6 0 n/a 13.6 4.0 4.6 - - -
1990 Reds 21 3 .875 6 0 n/a 18.9 4.5 5.3 - - -
1991 Reds 14 2 .875 9 1 n/a 25.9 3.1 8.6 - - -
1992 Dodgers 19 1 .950 2 0 n/a 53.4 3.8 8.3 - - -
1993 Dodgers 33 5 .868 2 6 n/a 26.9 4.3 7.1 - - -
1993 Tigers 2 2 .500 3 0 5 12.5 4.2 5.0 - - -
1994 Tigers 5 0 1.000 2 1 0 40.0 2.7 9.2 - - -
1996 Reds 23 9 .719 7 1 n/a 16.0 3.4 5.0 - - -
1997 Orioles 6 0 1.000 1 0 12 19.8 3.4 6.3 - - -
1998 Orioles 7 6 .538 16 1 53 16.1 4.2 5.1 - - -
1999 Cardinals 5 4 .556 5 2 2 38.2 3.9 6.4 - - -
2000 Cardinals 1 1 .500 23 1 4 42.3 4.2 6.4 - - -
2001 Giants 1 1 .500 31 0 1 39.0 4.1 7.1 - - -
17 Years 349 66 .841 138 40 77 18.9 3.8 5.7 - - -

Eric Davis

Eric Davis Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1984 Cincinnati Reds 44 $41,000.00 - -
1985 Cincinnati Reds 44 $64,000.00 - -
1986 Cincinnati Reds 44 $90,000.00 - -
1987 Cincinnati Reds 44 $899,000.00 Stats -
1988 Cincinnati Reds 44 $899,000.00 - -
1989 Cincinnati Reds 44 $1,515,000.00 Stats -
1990 Cincinnati Reds 44 $2,100,000.00 - Stats
1991 Cincinnati Reds 44 $3,600,000.00 - -
1992 Los Angeles Dodgers 33 $3,600,000.00 - -
1993 Los Angeles Dodgers 33 $2,000,000.00 - -
1993 Detroit Tigers 33 "     " - -
1994 Detroit Tigers 33 $3,000,000.00 - n/a
1996 Cincinnati Reds 44 $750,000.00 - -
1997 Baltimore Orioles 24 $2,200,000.00 - -
1998 Baltimore Orioles 24 $2,500,000.00 - -
1999 St. Louis Cardinals 24 $3,420,840.00 - -
2000 St. Louis Cardinals 24 $4,420,840.00 - -
2001 San Francisco Giants 22 $1,500,000.00 - -
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Eric Davis hit 37 home runs and stole 50 bases in 1987, becoming the first Cincinnati Reds player to join the 30 / 30 Club . He was only the fifth National League player (joining Willie Mays , Hank Aaron , Bobby Bonds and Dale Murphy ) to accomplish the feat, and entered the 30 home run / 30 stolen base club while playing in only 129 games that year - the fewest number of games played in baseball history by any of the elite members (from either league).

Eric Davis not only joined the 30 / 30 Club , but he was also the first player in Major League history with at least thirty home runs and fifty stolen bases, a feat matched once since, by Barry Bonds in 1990.

Did you know that exactly two players in baseball history have put together a season where they displayed blistering speed (80 steals) and real power (25 home runs)? Both of those players, Eric Davis and Rickey Henderson , did it the same year (1986), with Davis hitting 27 home runs and stealing 80 bases, and Henderson hitting 28 home runs and stealing 87 bases.

Did you know that Eric Davis, on June 2, 1989 , collected a double in the second inning, a single in the third, a home run in the fourth, and a triple in the seventh, completing the cycle , it was the first cycle by a Cincinnati Reds player since 1959? Do you know what Hall of Famer did it that year? [ Answer ]

Eric Davis. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. Class of 2005 ( Link ).

A true five-tool player, Eric Davis could hit for power, hit for average, play exceptional defense, throw runners out with a strong arm, and he could run. His speed allowed him to steal 80 bases in 1986, coming within one stolen base of tying Bob Bescher's single-season team record. The next season, Davis hit 37 homers and stole 50 bases and became the first Red to join the 30 / 30 club -membership granted to those players who hit 30 or more home runs and steal 30 or more bases in a single season. His speed was also an asset on defense, with Davis able to get to many balls other fielders couldn't, including robbing opposing hitters of home runs with many spectacular grabs over the outfield wall at Riverfront Stadium. Davis was inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in 2005.


Eric Davis | Davis and Knight Tangle at Third | July 22, 1986 | MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
Who is the only Baltimore Orioles player to hit safely in at-least thirty-consecutive games ? Eric Davis, the Orioles current record holder for longest hitting streak (30 games in 1998 / Eric Davis 1998 Game by Game Batting Logs / streak started on July 4th, ended on August 16th).

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