Ross Davis (baseball)

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Ross Davis
Pitcher
Born: (1918-07-28)July 28, 1918
Greenville, Mississippi
Died: January 1, 2013(2013-01-01) (aged 94)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
Negro league baseball debut
1940, for the Baltimore Elite Giants
Last appearance
1947, for the Cleveland Buckeyes
Teams

Ross "Satchel" Davis (July 28, 1918 [1] - January 1, 2013) was an African-American baseball pitcher in the Negro Leagues. He played with the Baltimore Elite Giants in 1940, and with the Cleveland Buckeyes in 1943 and 1947. He served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II.[2]

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  1. ^ http://coe.k-state.edu/annex/nlbemuseum/history/players/davisr.html
  2. ^ Riley, James A. (1994). The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-0959-6. 

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