A two-time all star, Davis spent 10 years playing for the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves. In 1,082 games he hit .245 with 127 home runs. He broke in with the Cubs in 1981 and became the team’s starting catcher the next season. He hit .274 with 24 home runs, 84 RBIs and 56 runs scored in 1983 then was an all star the next season as he hit 19 more home runs and drove in a career-high 94 runs. He made his second all-star team in 1986, a year that saw him hit 21 home runs and win the Gold Glove. Chicago traded Davis to the Braves in 1988. He remained with the team for two seasons before retiring in 1990.
Davis had a monster NLCS for Chicago in 1984. He hit .389 with two home runs and six RBIs in five games against the San Diego Padres. San Diego, however, won the series.
Jody Davis – career stats