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Butch DavisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1994 MLB Years: 1983-1994
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-1205, DH-15, 1B-14, 3B-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWallace McArthur Davis
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 19,1958 [60.098]PlaceWilliamston,North Carolina
High SchoolWilliamston (Williamston,NC)
CollegeEast Carolina University (Greenville,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 12th round (302nd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-KCA-#4
MLB DebutAugust 23,1983 [25.065]
OrganizationsKCA [6] BAL [2] LAN [2] TEX [2] PIT [1] SDN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10531Retrosheet IDdavib001MLBAM ID113144
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed83Power71Contact54XBH68RBIs69Runs71Hitting76Durability56Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978East CarolinaCollegeSoof203813335438352541111200000.323.375.541.9167216144.328.218.323.4087.648.331.093.4726.6037.21
1979East CarolinaCollegeJrof213814627386193143122000000.260.316.500.8167316158.248.240.329.3597.5912.661.675.7016.2242.11
1980East CarolinaCollegeSrof223413838507612273281300000.362.397.7611.15810525146.336.399.464.5005.488.901.638.2211.5050.00
1980GCL Royals BlueGCLRkkca-of22612354674174235314293610500.315.385.447.83210523270.356.132.370.37310.7413.331.240.74117.5031.08
1981Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-of231264648913917101370443549931520.300.373.463.83621540527.353.163.369.37810.2518.791.832.4735.6928.78
1982Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-of241224506411518410571794610133310.256.327.380.70717132505.307.124.244.3209.1120.002.201.9845.0027.83
1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-of2590331511051571463297367802620.317.378.532.91017636375.371.215.390.3979.6020.802.173.7323.6434.29
1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of25461712754103521135183611000.316.384.497.8818518191.377.181.333.3929.4218.852.002.6234.2033.33
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         136502781592510198442125411413620.317.380.520.90026154566.373.203.371.3959.5420.142.113.3626.4233.96
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33of25331221342262184341902203.344.359.508.8676210130.388.164.205.3793.0814.624.751.5461.0023.81
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of26833144510215574397245612140.325.374.471.84514827342.377.146.229.3747.0216.372.332.0544.8626.47
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33of264111611173021243101900202.147.211.224.435265128.155.077.172.2047.8114.841.901.5658.0029.41
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of27109403581062610634156268913300.263.307.422.72917042436.322.159.246.3215.9620.413.421.3867.1739.62
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-of2911142458115177757226227311610.271.305.394.69916731454.309.123.212.3044.8516.083.321.5460.5726.96
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit58of2977311000001300000.143.250.286.536218.250.143.286.24512.5037.503.000.000.00100.00
1988Charlotte KnightsSouAAbal-of30101412621242371382175244012120.301.340.485.82520043440.308.184.272.3655.459.091.672.9531.6934.68
1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of30828440200000221000.143.200.286.4868231.154.143.143.2200.006.450.000.000.0050.00
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         109440661282391382175244233120.291.331.473.80420845471.298.182.264.3565.108.921.752.7633.8535.16
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25of301325261000100800002.240.240.280.5207125.353.040.080.2330.0032.000.000.000.0016.67
1989Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of31127479811452991064198285762540.303.346.463.80922248520.324.160.242.3585.3810.962.041.9247.9033.10
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal46of3156111000000300000.167.167.333.500216.333.166.167.2180.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
1990Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of3212448087164319108525142453401150.342.370.506.87624350519.360.164.238.3824.6210.212.211.9348.0030.49
1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-of339128455891910744125185120260.313.356.525.88114936306.360.212.299.3805.8816.672.832.2940.5740.45
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan403311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-34110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9120.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of3413455067154319974196337722540.280.320.418.73823049592.309.138.222.3295.5713.012.331.5261.1131.82
1992Totals for AAA-AAA         13555167155319974196337722540.281.321.419.74023149593.311.138.221.3305.5612.982.331.5261.2231.61
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex13of356215924391043203152815010.245.273.415.6886617170.281.170.214.2982.9416.475.601.7653.0043.59
1994Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of36106381601162396551952044442215.304.344.459.80317538411.330.155.244.3484.8710.712.201.4663.5032.76
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex13of36417243000100300000.235.235.412.6477317.286.177.235.2740.0017.650.000.000.0075.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter166453561102110750137208317417.243.274.380.65417238485.281.137.194.0004.1217.114.151.4464.7134.55
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter144054078541607291105119784291904028923224553315.297.346.456.80224655155920.334.159.270.0006.7915.072.222.0145.4432.05
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter940351554210502017367477153622135382416352615.299.340.455.79515983413803.334.156.242.0005.6014.152.531.7652.4632.48
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31311931773445618372026321106219471050.288.346.459.8055471111320.324.171.294.0008.0316.592.072.8032.2432.27
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1264648913917101370443549931520.300.373.463.83621540527.353.163.369.00010.2518.791.832.4735.6928.78
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612354674174235314293610500.315.385.447.83210523270.356.132.370.00010.7413.331.240.74117.5031.08
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11041710013121102683116314500000.314.362.600.96225057448.303.286.372.0006.9210.041.455.8016.0443.51
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7423824595643086143802405.248.285.370.6558815258.275.122.189.0005.4314.732.711.5559.5025.42
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6617626431343204153115010.244.269.415.6847320187.282.171.216.0002.6716.586.201.6058.6746.51
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18313720001001100002.226.226.290.5169231.350.064.097.0000.0035.480.000.000.0028.57
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter77311000001300000.143.250.286.536218.250.143.286.00012.5037.503.000.000.00100.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162442551072010749137208117417.243.274.380.65416837473.281.137.194.0004.1217.114.151.4464.7134.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games162608961813312138833104510043642.297.346.456.80227758666.334.159.270.0006.7915.072.222.0145.4432.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca22OF60--117531125122.9762.03------6198.495.2
1981Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca23OF112--2395123256244.9532.18------12688.986.2
1982Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca24OF116--231722240238.9922.05------12295.180.6
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca25OF51--10114-106102.9622.00------9056.735.2
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca251B3--163--19191.0006.33------903.32.1
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25OF9--10-1-1110.9091.11------4619.66.6
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF33--8312-8684.9772.55------33100.020.4
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26OF40--814318885.9662.13------8348.226.0
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca261B10--729358481.9648.10------8312.06.5
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF35--692317471.9592.03------4185.421.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH2---------------414.91.2
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27OF96--19929-210201.9572.09------10988.167.6
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca271B1--101-111111.00011.00------1090.90.7
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit29OF108--232842244240.9842.22------11197.375.0
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF1--3---331.0003.00------714.30.6
1988Charlotte Knights SouAAbal30OF54--116332122119.9752.20------10153.537.5
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal30OF6--10---10101.0001.67------875.04.3
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF10--161-117171.0001.70------1376.96.2
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH1---------------137.70.6
1989Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal31OF111--25886-272266.9782.40------12787.476.6
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF3--3---331.0001.00------560.01.9
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH1---------------520.00.6
1990Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan32OF92--131421137135.9851.47------12474.264.8
1991Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan33OF41--562-158581.0001.41------9145.129.7
1992Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor34OF108--2011021213211.9911.95------13480.675.5
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex35OF44--9424110096.9602.18------6271.027.2
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex35DH11---------------6217.76.8
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex36OF71--11365-124119.9601.68------10667.049.3
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex363B2--24-1661.0003.00------1061.91.4
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex36OF4--61-1771.0001.75------4100.03.5
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF130--274794290281.9692.16------1300.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH15---------------150.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF682--12914432613671335.9771.96------6820.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B11--8210369592.9688.36------110.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--24-1661.0003.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF221--4481194468459.9812.08------2210.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--163--19191.0006.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF112--2395123256244.9532.18------1120.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF60--117531125122.9762.03------600.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca22---------60-
1981Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca23---------112-
1982Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca24---------116-
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca25--3------51-
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25---------9-
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---------33-
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26--10------40-
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------352
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27--1------96-
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit29---------108-
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---------1-
1988Charlotte Knights SouAAbal30---------54-
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal30---------6-
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------101
1989Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal31---------111-
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31---------31
1990Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan32---------92-
1991Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan33---------41-
1992Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor34---------108-
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex35---------4411
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex36-----2---71-
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex36---------4-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal38Hitting Coach1417269.5115.52Marv FoleyLost in Finals
1997Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkMinorbal39Manager602733.4509.05 
1998Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkMinorbal40Manager602832.4676.04 
1999Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAMinorbal41Manager1385880.42025.04 
2000Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal42Pitching Coach1426577.45820.05Andy Etchebarren
2001Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal43Hitting Coach1446084.41732.06Andy Etchebarren
2002Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal44Hitting Coach1445589.38236.06Andy Etchebarren
2003Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal45Hitting Coach1416972.48919.04Dave Trembley
2004Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal46Hitting Coach1427369.51412.53Dave Trembley
2005Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal47Hitting Coach1427468.52110.03Donald Werner
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49Minor League Outfield/Bunting Coordinator1626993.42627.04Sam Perlozzo,Dave Trembley
2013Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAMinorbal55Hitting Coach1365482.39726.07Luis Pujols
2014Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal56Hitting Coach1427270.5077.03Gary Kendall
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin57First Base Coach1628379.51212.02Paul Molitor
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin58First Base Coach16259103.36435.55Paul Molitor
2017Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal59Hitting Coach1407268.5142.02Gary KendallLost in Semi-Finals
2018Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal60Hitting Coach000.000--0Ron Johnson
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-11-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1993-10-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1991-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-01-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1989-12-20Released by Orioles. 
1988-11-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-05-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll2960,000-59532-344,90660,00060,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll3062,500-60431-392,10762,500122,500
1989Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll3162,500-69132-429,80262,500185,000
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll33100,000-62037-742,231100,000285,000
1993Texas RangersTeam Payroll35130,000-6442628968,431109,000415,000
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll3650,000-85635-957,101109,000465,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red