Davey Crockett (baseball)

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Davey Crockett
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First basemen
Born: (1875-10-03)October 3, 1875
Roanoke, Virginia
Died: February 23, 1961(1961-02-23) (aged 85)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 11, 1901 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
August 12, 1901 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
Batting average .284
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 14
At bats 104

Daniel Solomon "Davey" Crockett (October 3, 1875 – February 23, 1961) was a professional baseball player who played as a first baseman in Major League Baseball for one season. Born in Roanoke, Virginia, he played for the 1901 Detroit Tigers. In 28 games, he collected 29 hits in 104 at bats for a .284 batting average. He also had 14 RBIs, 10 runs scored, two doubles, two triples, and a .336 on-base percentage. Crockett died in 1961 at age 85 in Charlottesville, Virginia, and is interred at Evergreen Burial Park.[1] Crockett's name is carved in a stone outside Comerica Park in Detroit.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Davey Crockett". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 

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