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Hilton Smith



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
MRM
NSL
25
SP
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
6
0
2
0
0
4.76
66
BIS
IND
28
RF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
82
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
14
5
.737
28
18
10
4
1
161.1
44
32
115
2
37
128
2
0
2
633
1.79
218
31
SP
8
2
.800
18
10
6
0
1
104.2
33
22
92
3
12
82
2
0
2
417
1.89
195
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
147
MULT
MULT
33
SP
8
8
.500
27
15
9
1
2
135.1
85
72
144
0
38
105
1
0
2
390
4.79
92
MULT
MULT
34
SP
13
6
.684
26
16
9
2
3
142.1
48
40
105
0
36
91
0
0
0
274
2.53
156
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
87
KCM
NAL
36
LF
3
2
.600
9
5
3
1
0
50.0
15
15
42
0
9
24
0
0
193
2.70
137
KCM
NAL
37
RP
2
1
.667
5
1
1
0
0
22.2
4
2
11
3
8
0
0
0.79
405
KCM
NAL
38
SP
6
4
.600
11
8
6
0
0
77.0
37
28
76
2
19
42
0
0
1
319
3.27
117
MULT
39
SP
6
2
.750
11
9
5
0
0
75.2
21
14
69
1
15
27
0
1
2
310
1.67
234
KCM
NAL
40
SP
7
4
.636
13
8
6
0
0
75.2
54
46
104
2
13
25
0
0
3
343
5.47
78
KCM
41
SP
4
2
.667
11
7
4
0
0
63.2
39
28
72
2
22
39
1
0
1
285
3.96
113
15
8
SP
85
46
.649
200
120
71
9
9
1128.2
486
379
1037
12
250
732
7
1
19
3249
3.02
133
162 Game Average
18
10
.649
43
26
15
2
2
240.0
103
81
220
5
53
156
2
1
4
995
3.02
133
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
75
37
.670
169
100
60
7
9
949.1
389
296
868
12
189
620
7
1
16
2488
2.81
138
2
vs Latin Leagues
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
105
2
vs Major Leagues
2
1
.667
5
2
2
1
0
30.0
10
7
25
0
6
17
0
3
126
2.10
155
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Monroe Monarchs
-
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
6
0
2
0
0
4.76
66
1
Bismarck
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
82
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
75
37
.670
162
98
61
8
8
936.2
376
287
850
12
188
610
6
1
16
2450
2.76
139
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2.0
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
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
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
105
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
2
1
1
0
0
14.0
4
3
15
0
2
5
0
2
60
1.93
183



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MRM
NSL
25
SP
5.2
1.06
1.19
9.1%
10.4%
0.0%
6.0%
1.74
BIS
IND
28
RF
2.0
2.00
1.19
20.0%
17.9%
10.0%
5.6%
2.00
3.21
0.0%
2.1%
KCM
IND
29
SP
2.0
4.00
1.48
13.3%
12.4%
20.0%
7.5%
0.67
1.66
0.0%
0.9%
MULT
MULT
30
SP
161.1
0.94
1.32
20.2%
16.6%
5.8%
8.4%
3.46
2.04
0.3%
1.4%
31
SP
104.2
0.99
1.30
19.7%
15.3%
2.9%
9.5%
6.83
1.95
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%
MULT
MULT
33
SP
135.1
1.34
1.47
18.1%
10.9%
6.5%
7.5%
2.76
1.44
0.0%
MULT
MULT
34
SP
142.1
0.99
1.38
16.3%
13.5%
6.4%
7.8%
2.53
1.60
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
79.0
1.33
1.35
14.0%
17.0%
5.1%
9.0%
2.76
1.76
0.0%
KCM
NAL
36
LF
50.0
1.02
1.29
12.4%
12.0%
4.7%
7.3%
2.67
1.65
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
NAL
37
RP
22.2
0.62
1.22
10.0%
11.5%
3.8%
6.9%
2.67
1.67
KCM
NAL
38
SP
77.0
1.23
1.31
13.2%
13.0%
6.0%
7.8%
2.21
1.68
0.6%
0.7%
MULT
39
SP
75.2
1.11
1.37
8.7%
16.2%
4.8%
8.4%
1.80
1.81
0.3%
1.4%
KCM
NAL
40
SP
75.2
1.55
1.50
7.3%
12.7%
3.8%
9.8%
1.92
1.30
0.6%
0.8%
KCM
41
SP
63.2
1.48
1.51
13.7%
13.6%
7.7%
9.5%
1.77
1.43
0.7%
1.0%
15
8
SP
1128.2
1.14
1.36
15.8%
13.9%
5.4%
8.4%
2.93
1.71
0.5%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
949.1
1.11
1.33
16.0%
14.2%
4.9%
8.1%
3.28
1.78
0.5%
0.9%
2
vs Latin Leagues
149.1
1.33
1.60
15.0%
10.9%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.07
2
vs Major Leagues
30.0
1.03
1.24
13.5%
22.0%
4.8%
8.3%
2.83
2.62
0.0%
1.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Monroe Monarchs
-
5.2
1.06
1.19
9.1%
10.4%
0.0%
6.0%
0.00
1.74
1
Bismarck
-
2.0
2.00
1.19
20.0%
17.9%
10.0%
5.6%
2.00
3.21
0.0%
2.1%
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
936.2
1.11
1.32
16.0%
14.3%
4.9%
8.1%
3.24
1.80
0.5%
0.9%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2.0
0.50
1.36
28.6%
13.7%
0.0%
7.3%
0.00
1.89
0.0%
0.9%
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
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
149.1
1.33
1.60
15.0%
10.9%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.07
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
SP
14.0
1.21
1.27
8.3%
17.6%
3.3%
7.1%
2.50
2.48
0.0%
1.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRM
NSL
25
SP
1
4
6
0
2
0
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
28
633
584
44
115
9
5
2
10
0
37
128
0
2
10
0
14
.197
.247
.240
.487
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
MULT
MULT
33
SP
27
390
14
85
144
0
1
0
0
0
38
105
0
2
0
0
0
10.286
3.407
10.429
13.836
MULT
MULT
34
SP
26
274
13
48
105
0
0
0
2
0
36
91
0
0
1
0
0
8.077
2.878
8.077
10.954
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
9
193
183
15
42
8
3
0
4
9
24
0
1
.230
.266
.306
.572
KCM
NAL
37
RP
5
4
11
3
8
0
KCM
NAL
38
SP
11
319
299
37
76
7
4
2
2
19
42
1
0
10
.254
.301
.324
.625
MULT
39
SP
11
310
285
21
69
11
6
1
7
15
27
0
2
8
10
.242
.285
.333
.618
KCM
NAL
40
SP
13
343
322
54
104
10
0
2
2
0
13
25
0
3
5
9
.323
.355
.373
.728
KCM
41
SP
11
285
258
39
72
11
5
2
4
22
39
0
1
4
6
.279
.338
.384
.722
15
8
SP
200
3249
2428
486
1037
73
28
12
46
1
250
732
0
19
38
1
54
.246
.289
.314
.603
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
169
2488
2314
389
868
68
26
12
45
1
189
620
0
16
35
1
51
.247
.289
.315
.604
2
vs Latin Leagues
26
635
87
144
55
95
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
vs Major Leagues
5
126
114
10
25
5
2
0
1
6
17
3
3
3
.219
.276
.298
.575
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Monroe Monarchs
-
1
4
6
0
2
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
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
162
2450
2278
376
850
66
24
12
41
0
188
610
0
16
35
52
.246
.289
.312
.600
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
1
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
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
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
26
635
87
144
55
95
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
SP
2
60
54
4
15
2
2
0
1
2
5
2
2
2
.278
.328
.389
.716

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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