Butch Davis

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Note: This page links to major league outfielder Butch Davis. For the former Negro League and AAA outfielder, click here.

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Wallace McArthur Davis

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Biographical Information[edit]

Butch Davis was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 12th round of the 1980 amateur draft. In his first taste of the major leagues, in 1983, he hit .344 with 6 triples in 33 games for the Royals, but never again came close to matching those numbers in 7 other seasons in the majors. His next-highest batting average was .245, with the Texas Rangers in 1993, and he failed to hit .200 in 4 of his 9 seasons.

On December 1, 2014, the Minnesota Twins hired Davis to be their first base coach for the 2015 season. He remained in the position in 2016 but was let go after a difficult season for the team.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1997 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 27-33 10th Baltimore Orioles
1998 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 28-32 8th (t) Baltimore Orioles
1999 Delmarva Shorebirds South Atlantic League 58-80 14th Baltimore Orioles

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