Butch Davis (baseball)
June 19, 1958 |
Williamston, North Carolina
|August 23, 1983, for the Kansas City Royals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 31, 1994, for the Texas Rangers|
|Runs batted in||50|
During his active career, Davis played for five different teams in parts of eight seasons spanning 1983–1994. Listed at 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and 185 pounds (84 kg), Davis batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Martin County, North Carolina.
He started his majors career with the Royals in 1983, playing for them through 1984 before joining the Pittsburgh Pirates (1987), Baltimore Orioles (1988–1989), Los Angeles Dodgers (1991) and Texas Rangers (1993–1994).
Following his playing career, Davis has been a long-time hitting coach in the Orioles minors system, mainly at Double-A Bowie Baysox (2000; 2003–2005; 2013–2014), as well as a roving outfield and bunting instructor in the farm system (2007–2012). Additionally, he managed the Gulf Coast League Orioles (1997–1998) and Class-A Delmarva Shorebirds (1999).
Davis is married with two children and currently lives in Garner, North Carolina.
|Minnesota Twins first base coach