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Thomas Eugene Davidson
Born: Oct. 4, 1939 in Las Vegas, NV
Died: Sept. 1, 2006 in Bullhead City, Ariz.
Debut: 1965 | Pos: P
H: 6′ | W: 192 | B: R | T: L

4 11 7 114 5 195.1 124 3.69

>> Visit the Ted Davidson biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.

Ted Davidson, who won 11 games in his major league career, died on Sept. 1, 2006 in Bullhead City, Ariz.

Davidson was 11-7 in 114 games in the major leagues. He pitched 195.1 innings in four seasons, posting 124 strikeouts and a 3.69 ERA.

He made his debut in 1965 with the Reds. His most productive season came in 1966 when he was 5-4 in 54 games with a 3.90 ERA.

According to reports, he was shot twice in March 1967. One bullet struck his shoulder and the older struck his abdomen. He came back to pitch in June but struggled to find his earlier success.

In June 1968, he was traded by the Reds, along with Bob Johnson and Milt Pappas, to the Atlanta Braves for Tony Cloniger, Woody Woodward and Clay Carroll.