Peaches Davis
Pitcher
Born: (1905-05-31)May 31, 1905
Glen Rose, Texas
Died: April 28, 1995(1995-04-28) (aged 89)
Duncan, Oklahoma
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 11, 1936, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
August 17, 1939, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record27–33
Earned run average3.87
Strikeouts123
Teams

Roy Thomas "Peaches" Davis (May 31, 1905 – April 28, 1995) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher from 1936–39. He played for the Cincinnati Reds.

Davis began his professional baseball career with the Class A Topeka Jayhawks of the Western League in 1929.[1] After seven years of minor league baseball, he made his MLB debut with the Reds on July 11, 1936.[2] His final game with the Reds came on August 17, 1939. He returned to minor league baseball for the 1940–42 and 1945 seasons.[1]

Born in Glen Rose, Texas, Davis died in Duncan, Oklahoma, a month short of his 90th birthday.

References

  1. ^ a b "Peaches Davis Minor Leagues Statistics & History". baseball-reference.com. sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 10, 2020.
  2. ^ "Boston Bees 3, Cincinnati Reds 2". retrosheet.org. July 11, 1936. Retrieved January 10, 2020.