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Jim Davenport

Date of birth
Aug 17, 1933

Ht: 5'11" Wt: 170 lbs.

Birthplace
Siluria, AL

Hometown
Siluria, AL

College
University of Southern Mississippi

Summary
James Houston Davenport (born August 17 1933 in Siluria, Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball infielder (mostly third base) who played his entire career with the San Francisco Giants (1958-1970). The right-handed batter and thrower attended The University of Southern Mississippi...
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1966 Jim Davenport
1966 Jim Davenport
by tm50 Nov 29, 2012
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1965Topps-JimDavenport-Giants
San Francisco Giants - Jim Davenport - 1965 Topps Card
by RAB88 Aug 01, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Jim Davenport
Added Jim Davenport to the 2012 San Francisco Giants team roster.
  • Set role to Coach.
by RAB88 Jun 12, 2012
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10-08-62HallerSkowrenDavenport.jpg
10-08-62HallerSkowrenDavenport.jpg
10-08-62: San Francisco Giants third baseman Jim Davenport tags out Yankee first baseman Bill Skowron in a run down between third and home in the 5th inning of play. The Giants catcher Tom Haller (#5) stands by to help out if needed. The play began with...
by davecreeden Nov 30, 2011
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10-15-62PiercePaganDark.jpg
10-15-62: San Francisco Giants thrid baseman Jim Davenport (L), manager Al Dark (dark jacket) and shortstop Jose Pagan (R) congratulate their winning pitcher Billy Pierce (C), who comes off the field still holding the ball in his left hand,. The Giants won 5...
by davecreeden Nov 30, 2011
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10-07-62 DavenportTresh.jpg
10-07-62: Yankee left fielder Tom Tresh slides safely into third base, the Giants Jim Davenport takes the throw from left fielder Felipe Alou in the 7th inning. Mickey Mantle singled to left field and Alou misplayed the ball for an error allowing Tresh to...
by davecreeden Nov 07, 2011
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10-07-62JimDavenportLineout.jpg
10-07-62: Jim Davenport, thrid baseman of the Giants comes down with a line drive off the bat of Bill Skowron. Davenport competd a double play when he threw to second baseman Chuck Hiller to double up Elston Howard.
by davecreeden Nov 06, 2011
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05-27-62CepedaCraigfight.jpg
05-27-62: Action around second base after a brawl broke out in the 7th inning between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets. In the right background is a dog pile on second base, with Mets' shortstop Elio Chacon face up on the bottom, with Willie Mays on...
by davecreeden Oct 29, 2011
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04-16-62DavenportColeman.jpg
04-15-62 - 8th inning: Giants' Jim Davenport is trapped off first base after he rounded the bag too far. Cincinnati first baseman Gordy Coleman takes the throw from shortstop Eddie Kaso to record the out. Davenport had singled Jose Pagan to third base and...
by davecreeden Sep 25, 2011
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09-13-62DavenportBlasingame.jpg
09-13-62 : DOUBLE PLAY COMING UP - Giants' Jim Davenport is out on the front end of a double play as Cincinnati's Don Blasingame leaps and throws in 5th inning of game at Crosley Field. The play started when Giants' catcher John Orsino grounded to Eddie...
by davecreeden Jul 31, 2011
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04-21-62DavenportColeman.jpg
04-21-62: Giants Jim Davenport legs out an infield single in the 2nd inning of play. Davenport hit a grounder that Reds' pitcher Bob Purkey fielded, then attempted to throw out Davenport. Purkey's throw could not be fielded cleanly by first base Gordy...
by davecreeden Jul 31, 2011
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Longest games in MLB history (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Major League Baseball used to have games end in ties if no one could be ahead when it was too late at night. Not so in the modern game. Because of night time lighting on each field, Major League Baseball continues to play until one team is ahead after the...
Yahoo! Sports, Jul 07, 2011
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Ill Loewenstein receives timely Giant gratitude (Yahoo! Sports)
Champs grant full World Series share to clubhouse attendant who battles Crohn's disease and diabetes.
Yahoo! Sports, Apr 08, 2011
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10-05-62SanfordPaganTreshsingle.jpg
10-05-62: YANKEES FIRST HIT DROPS IN - This three-picture sequence in 4th inning shows how New York Yankees were awarded their first hit of the second World Series game in San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Giants shortstop Jose Pagan, right, was set for catch...
by davecreeden Jan 30, 2011
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10-16-62HowardDavenportSanford.jpg
10-16-62: Elston Howard (#32) New York Yankees catcher, becomes a blur as he races for first in second inning at Candlestick Park in seventh World Series game. Jim Davenport, Giants third baseman, center threw him out. At right is San Francisco Giants pitcher...
by davecreeden Jan 04, 2011
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10-05-62DavenportBerra.jpg
10-05-62: OUT AT HOME - Yogi Berra, Yankee cacher, puts tag on Giants third baseman Jim Davenport to cut down the San Francisco runner at home plate when Davenport tried to score on Jack Sanford's single to right in 7th inning of second World Series game...
by davecreeden Dec 12, 2010
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10-05-62: DISGRUNTLED GIANTS MISS POP FLY. - It appears as if four players were in on this bobble of infield pop fly from the bat of Yankee Tom Tresh in 4th inning. Characteristic of long lens used to make photo, it made it appear that Ginats second baseman...
by davecreeden Dec 12, 2010
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