Chris Davis

Baseball Player
Born Mar 17, 1986

Christopher Lyn Davis is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Baltimore Orioles.

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1986 Birth Davis was born March 17, 1986, in Longview, Texas. … Read More


2004 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Davis attended Longview High School, playing shortstop on the school's varsity baseball team and pitching as well before graduating in 2004.
2005 19 Years Old 1 More Event
However, he did not sign and opted to attend Navarro Junior College in Texas instead, beginning in 2005. … Read More


Davis was born and raised in Longview, Texas. He attended Navarro Junior College and was selected by the Texas Rangers in the fifth round of the 2006 MLB draft. … Read More
2007 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Davis began the season with the Bakersfield Blaze of the Single-A advanced California League. … Read More
Entering 2008, Baseball America ranked Davis the number two prospect in the Rangers' organization, behind Elvis Andrus. … Read More
2009 - 2010 3 More Events
In 2011, Davis began the season in the minors but was called up from Triple-A to play for the Rangers on April 11 when Hamilton suffered a fracture of the humerus bone in his shoulder. … Read More
2012 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Davis received everyday playing time in 2012, starting at first base, at designated hitter, and in the outfield throughout the season. … Read More
The Orioles decided to put Davis at first base full-time in 2013 and worked on his defense in spring training; later, Oriole coaches and teammates believed this helped Davis succeed at the plate as well. … Read More
Davis missed 12 games from April 26, 2014, to May 11, 2014, with a left oblique strain. … Read More
2015 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Davis received a therapeutic use exemption for Vyvanse, a stimulant drug, prior to the 2015 season. … Read More


2016 30 Years Old On January 21, 2016, Davis signed a 7-year, $161 million contract to stay with the Orioles, the richest contract in Orioles history. … Read More
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