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Brandy Davis

Robert Brandon Davis
Born: Sept. 10, 1928 in Newark, DE
Died: June 12, 2005 in Newark, DE
Debut: 1952 | Pos: OF
H: 6' | W: 170 | B: R | T: R

2 67 134 19 25 0 3 9 .187

>> Visit the Brandy Davis biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.

Brandy Davis, an outfielder with the Pirates in the 1950s, died on June 12, 2005 at his home in Newark, DE. Davis, 76, had been suffering from prostate cancer.

He hit .187 in 134 career at-bats with three RBI and nine stolen bases.

Davis attended Duke University and served in the Marines before signing a contract with the Pirates in 1952.

He played in 55 games for the Pirates in 1952, hitting .179 with nine stolen bases and one RBI. He played in 12 games for the Pirates in 1953, hitting .205 in 39 at-bats.

According to his obituary, Davis coached, managed and scouted for 10 major league teams in a career that spanned 52 years.

In 1989, Davis was inducted into the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame.