Jumbo Davis

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Jumbo Davis
Jumbo Davis.jpg
Third baseman
Born: (1861-09-05)September 5, 1861
New York, New York
Died: February 14, 1921(1921-02-14) (aged 59)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 27, 1884 for the Kansas City Cowboys
Last MLB appearance
May 22, 1891 for the Washington Statesmen
Career statistics
Batting average .272
Hits 468
Runs batted in 270
Career highlights and awards
  • Led AA in triples in 1887

James J. "Jumbo" Davis (September 5, 1861 in New York, New York – February 14, 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri), is a former Major League Baseball third baseman. He played all or part of seven seasons in the majors, between 1884 and 1891, for the Brooklyn Gladiators, St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Statesmen, and two different Kansas City Cowboys teams, one in the Union Association and the other in the American Association.

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