Jim Davis (baseball)

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Jim Davis
Born: (1924-09-15)September 15, 1924
Red Bluff, California
Died: November 30, 1995(1995-11-30) (aged 71)
San Mateo, California
Batted: Both Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 18, 1954, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 1957, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 24–26
Earned run average 4.01
Strikeouts 197

James Bennett Davis (September 15, 1924 in Red Bluff, California – November 30, 1995 in San Mateo, California) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. In 1956, he became the first pitcher in forty years to record four strikeouts in a single inning.[1] He threw both a screwball and a knuckler.

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  1. ^ 4 Strikeouts In 1 Inning : A Baseball Almanac Fabulous Feat