Brandon “Brandy” Davis

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Davis, a three-sport star at Newark High School,  lettered in basketball and track at Duke University. Branch Rickey signed Davis for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in 1951. He was on
the Pirates roster 1952-54. Brandy set a minor league base stealing percentage record, stealing 82 out of 85 chances (96,5%) in 1951. His major contributions to organized baseball have been as a
manager, coach and scout. He worked closely with Dallas Green in the Phillies and Cubs organizations. Brandy had a hand in signing Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt. Davis also worked in the Los Angeles
Dodgers and Houston Astros organizations. He joined the Chicago Cubs as a National scouting supervisor and remained under a Cubs contract through 1989. He signed with the San Diego Padres as an area
scout in 2000.



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