|Born: February 20, 1890|
|Died: October 16, 1954 (aged 64)|
El Dorado, Arkansas
|April 17, 1914, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 1, 1919, for the St. Louis Browns|
|Earned run average||2.93|
David W. Davenport (February 20, 1890 – October 16, 1954), was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1914 to 1919. Davenport went on to play for the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Terriers, and the St. Louis Browns. He led the Federal League in strikeouts in 1915 while playing for the St. Louis Terriers. Davenport's Major League career was ended after he was involved in a scuffle with Browns manager Jimmy Burke, after being absent from the team in early September. He was fined $100 and suspended without pay for the rest of the season. Dave Davenport's .092 batting average in 1915 is the worst ever by a player with at least 140 plate appearances.
He was the brother of former major leaguer Claude Davenport.
| No-hitter pitcher
September 7, 1915
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