December 11, 1989

Mark Davis


Teams | Phillies (1980-81), Giants (83-87), Padres (87-89), Royals (90-92), Atlanta (92), Phillies (93), Padres (93-94), Brewers (97)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Dave Dravecky, Craig Lefferts and Kevin Mitchell to the Giants for Davis, Chris Brown, Keith Comstock and Mark Grant on July 5, 1987.
How he was lost | Davis signed a four-year, $13 million contract with the Royals on Dec. 11, 1989.

Pitches | 1. Hard curve 2. Fastball
Player most similar to | Willie Hernandez
Career year (1989) 4-3, 1.85 ERA, 44 saves, 92 strikeouts and 31 walks in 92.2 innings.

RESUME
NL Cy Young Award (1989)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1989)
• Two-time All-Star (1988-89)

LEAGUE LEADER
• Saves (1989)

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