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Hilton Smith



Elvis Hilton Lee Smith
(Smitty)

Born: February 27, 1907 in Giddings, TX
Died: November 18, 1983 in Kansas City, MO
          (76 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001
• College: Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX)
• Buried: Mount Moriah & Freeman Cemetery (Kansas City, MO)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BIS
IND
28
RF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
78
KCM
IND
29
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
3
2
5
0
3
2
0
0
15
9.00
56
MULT
MULT
30
SP
13
4
.765
24
16
9
2
1
142.1
38
28
105
2
33
110
2
0
1
558
1.77
210
31
SP
8
2
.800
18
10
6
0
1
104.2
33
22
92
3
12
82
2
0
2
417
1.89
193
MULT
32
SP
8
5
.615
25
14
8
1
2
131.2
50
36
105
0
25
108
0
0
5
25
2.46
148
33
SP
3
5
.375
13
6
3
0
2
48.2
30
23
49
0
11
45
1
0
2
15
4.25
85
34
SP
10
1
.909
14
7
6
2
3
79.2
16
13
56
0
8
56
0
0
0
14
1.47
220
MULT
35
SP
6
4
.600
13
7
4
0
0
79.0
47
38
88
0
17
47
1
0
1
35
4.33
89
KCM
NAL
36
LF
3
2
.600
8
4
3
1
0
46.0
13
13
37
0
6
22
0
0
175
2.54
142
KCM
NAL
37
RP
2
1
.667
5
1
1
0
0
22.2
4
2
11
3
8
0
0
0.79
401
KCM
NAL
38
SP
5
1
.833
8
5
4
0
0
53.1
23
17
53
13
30
1
1
2.87
131
MULT
39
SP
3
2
.600
7
5
3
0
0
40.1
11
7
37
0
12
21
0
1
78
1.56
253
KCM
NAL
40
SP
5
4
.556
10
6
5
0
0
58.2
43
37
85
2
11
21
0
2
270
5.68
70
KCM
NAL
41
SP
3
2
.600
8
5
3
0
0
44.1
24
17
42
2
16
30
1
0
190
3.45
129
14
5
SP
69
34
.670
155
87
55
6
9
855.1
337
256
768
9
171
584
8
0
15
1802
2.69
140
162 Game Average
19
10
.670
44
24
15
2
3
240.1
95
72
216
5
48
164
3
0
4
973
2.69
140
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
69
34
.670
154
87
55
6
9
850.1
335
255
763
9
170
582
8
0
14
1781
2.70
140
1
vs Major Leagues
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
5.0
2
1
5
0
1
2
0
1
21
1.80
166
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Bismarck
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
78
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
68
33
.673
145
85
55
6
8
827.1
320
245
741
9
165
562
7
13
1677
2.67
141
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2.0
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
7
0.00
0
6
West All Stars
RP
1
1
.500
7
2
0
0
0
19.0
13
9
18
0
4
16
1
0
1
87
4.26
0
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
5.0
2
1
5
0
1
2
0
1
21
1.80
166



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BIS
IND
28
RF
2.0
2.00
1.17
20.0%
21.0%
10.0%
5.8%
2.00
3.63
0.0%
2.1%
KCM
IND
29
SP
2.0
4.00
1.48
13.3%
12.4%
20.0%
7.6%
0.67
1.64
0.0%
0.9%
MULT
MULT
30
SP
142.1
0.97
1.28
19.7%
14.2%
5.9%
7.8%
3.33
2.08
0.4%
1.1%
31
SP
104.2
0.99
1.30
19.7%
15.3%
2.9%
9.5%
6.83
1.92
0.7%
1.1%
MULT
32
SP
131.2
0.99
1.28
20.7%
16.8%
4.8%
9.7%
4.32
1.79
0.0%
33
SP
48.2
1.23
1.31
21.8%
15.9%
5.3%
10.1%
4.09
1.81
0.0%
34
SP
79.2
0.80
1.15
18.7%
15.6%
2.7%
6.1%
7.00
2.22
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
79.0
1.33
1.36
14.0%
16.9%
5.1%
9.0%
2.76
1.74
0.0%
KCM
NAL
36
LF
46.0
0.93
1.27
12.6%
12.1%
3.4%
7.2%
3.67
1.68
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
NAL
37
RP
22.2
0.62
1.21
10.0%
11.6%
3.8%
6.9%
2.67
1.68
KCM
NAL
38
SP
53.1
1.24
1.34
13.5%
13.3%
5.8%
8.1%
2.31
1.64
MULT
39
SP
40.1
1.21
1.39
12.7%
16.2%
7.3%
8.4%
1.75
1.79
0.0%
KCM
NAL
40
SP
58.2
1.64
1.45
7.8%
13.1%
4.1%
9.2%
1.91
1.43
0.7%
0.9%
KCM
NAL
41
SP
44.1
1.31
1.50
15.8%
13.0%
8.4%
8.8%
1.88
1.49
1.1%
1.0%
14
5
SP
855.1
1.10
1.31
16.8%
14.3%
4.9%
8.0%
3.42
1.84
0.5%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
14
Negro Leagues
850.1
1.10
1.31
16.9%
14.3%
4.9%
8.0%
3.42
1.83
0.5%
0.9%
1
vs Major Leagues
5.0
1.20
1.24
9.5%
17.9%
4.8%
7.3%
2.00
2.44
0.0%
1.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Bismarck
-
2.0
2.00
1.17
20.0%
21.0%
10.0%
5.8%
2.00
3.63
0.0%
2.1%
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
827.1
1.10
1.30
16.8%
14.2%
4.9%
7.9%
3.41
1.83
0.5%
0.8%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2.0
0.50
1.30
28.6%
13.7%
0.0%
6.8%
0.00
2.02
0.0%
0.7%
6
West All Stars
RP
19.0
1.16
1.54
18.4%
16.4%
4.6%
11.4%
4.00
1.61
0.0%
1.1%
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
5.0
1.20
1.24
9.5%
17.9%
4.8%
7.3%
2.00
2.44
0.0%
1.4%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BIS
IND
28
RF
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
KCM
IND
29
SP
1
15
12
3
5
1
0
0
1
3
2
0
0
0
.417
.533
.500
1.033
MULT
MULT
30
SP
24
558
515
38
105
6
5
2
10
0
33
110
0
1
9
0
12
.204
.253
.247
.500
31
SP
18
417
393
33
92
12
3
3
14
1
12
82
0
2
9
1
5
.234
.260
.303
.563
MULT
32
SP
25
25
24
50
105
1
1
0
0
0
25
108
0
5
0
0
0
4.375
2.500
4.500
7.000
33
SP
13
15
14
30
49
0
1
0
0
0
11
45
0
2
0
0
0
3.500
2.296
3.643
5.939
34
SP
14
14
13
16
56
0
0
0
2
0
8
56
0
0
1
0
0
4.308
3.048
4.308
7.355
MULT
35
SP
13
35
32
47
88
2
0
0
0
0
17
47
0
1
0
0
0
2.750
2.120
2.813
4.933
KCM
NAL
36
LF
8
175
168
13
37
6
3
0
4
6
22
0
1
.220
.247
.292
.539
KCM
NAL
37
RP
5
4
11
3
8
0
KCM
NAL
38
SP
8
23
53
13
30
1
MULT
39
SP
7
78
72
11
37
1
0
0
2
12
21
1
1
1
.514
.588
.528
1.116
KCM
NAL
40
SP
10
270
253
43
85
8
0
2
2
11
21
2
4
7
.336
.368
.391
.760
KCM
NAL
41
SP
8
190
171
24
42
6
4
2
0
16
30
0
3
5
.246
.310
.363
.673
14
5
SP
155
1802
1676
337
768
44
17
9
35
1
171
584
0
15
28
1
30
.243
.285
.306
.591
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
154
1781
1657
335
763
44
17
9
34
1
170
582
0
14
28
1
30
.243
.284
.307
.591
1
vs Major Leagues
1
21
19
2
5
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
0
0
.263
.333
.263
.596
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Bismarck
-
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
145
1677
1561
320
741
39
15
9
30
165
562
13
27
30
.244
.285
.306
.590
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
1
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
6
West All Stars
RP
7
87
80
13
18
4
2
0
4
1
4
16
0
1
1
1
0
.225
.267
.325
.592
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
1
21
19
2
5
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
0
0
.263
.333
.263
.596

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James