2001 Fleer Tradition #234 Eric Davis
Eric Keith Davis was born in Los Angeles, California on May 29, 1962. Known as Eric the Red, due to being drafted by the Reds and in reference to the viking explorer Erik the Red, Davis played his first eight seasons in Cincinnati. The Cardinals signed Eric as a free agent on November 19, 1998. He played two seasons with the Cardinals and was a big player in getting them to the playoffs in 2000. The Cardinals released Davis to free agency after the 2000 season and he played one more year in the Major Leagues with the San Francisco Giants before retiring.