Willie Davis

Willie Henry Davis Jr., born April 15th, 1940 in Mineral Springs, AR, was a professional baseball player from 1959-1980.


Davis was born in Mineral Springs, AR, to Willie Davis Sr. and Maudest (nee Burt) Davis.1 He and his family moved to Phoenix, AZ, at a very young age2 3 and later moved to Los Angeles, CA about 1948.4


Statistics at Baseball-Reference.com.
3 Davis' grandfather Ed Davis moved to Phoenix in 1941, according to Arizona Republic (Phoenix), 12/2/1983. It seems likely that Willie Davis moved to Phoenix about this time also.