George Stacey Davis
Born: August 23, 1870, Cohoes, New York
Died: October 17, 1940, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cleveland Spiders (1890-1892), New York Giants (1893-1901, 1903), Chicago White Sox (1902, 1904-1909)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1998
This Day in Baseball History
On December 4, 1914, the Chicago Whales of the Federal League sign Walter Johnson to a three-year contract worth $60,000. The “Big Train” will never pitch a game for the Whales, after deciding to accept a subsequent offer to return to the Washington Senators.