George Davis

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Birthday
23, 1870
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 17, 1940 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1870
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 17, 1940 (70)

About

MLB infielder who played 20 seasons and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998.

Before Fame

He began his career as a center fielder before coaches noticed his exceptional throwing arm and moved him to third base.

Trivia

He became the first player in baseball history to hit a triple and a home run in the same inning.

Family Life

He was married to Jane Davis.

Associated With

He hit 163 triples during his career, the same amount as Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig.