He was being counted on heavily for 1967, as fellow lefty firemen Jim O’Toole had been traded, and Joe Nuxhall had retired. In addition, Reds manager Dave Bristol wanted to move bullpen ace Billy McCool into the starting rotation.
Davidson pitches in only 9 games in 1967 and retired after the 1968 season. He never recovered from the injury.
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