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Theolic Smith



Theolic Smith
(Fireball)

Born: May 19, 1913 in Wabbesika, AR
Died: November 3, 1981 in Compton, CA
          (68 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• High School: Vashon HS (St. Louis, MO)
• Buried: Woodlawn Memorial Park (Compton, CA)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
ROM
MEX
27
RF
19
9
.679
30
24
21
2
219.0
110
97
193
88
111
0
2
919
3.99
118
ROM
MEX
31
LF
16
15
.516
43
33
17
3
255.2
153
118
281
136
86
0
0
0
1143
4.15
105
ROM
MEX
29
CF
13
11
.542
26
24
19
1
198.2
114
92
210
111
77
0
0
899
4.17
113
ROM
MEX
28
LF
16
8
.667
32
22
17
1
207.0
134
115
209
131
73
942
5.00
100
MULT
26
SP
3
7
.300
11
11
8
1
0
73.2
43
31
80
0
21
38
0
0
5
13
3.79
103
30
SP
5
4
.556
12
10
8
2
0
91.2
30
23
80
1
18
37
0
0
0
365
2.26
161
24
SP
5
6
.455
13
11
5
0
0
64.2
60
46
88
7
26
32
2
0
1
309
6.40
81
PC
NN2
23
SP
3
5
.375
17
10
4
2
2
80.2
74
61
98
5
40
28
1
3
382
6.81
72
PC
NN2
25
SP
1
5
.167
12
5
3
0
1
43.1
40
34
65
7
14
18
0
2
208
7.06
71
9
6
SP
81
70
.536
196
150
102
12
3
1234.1
758
617
1304
20
585
500
3
0
13
5180
4.50
103
162 Game Average
16
14
.536
39
29
20
2
2
242.2
149
121
256
15
115
98
1
0
3
1080
4.50
103
 
Team Lg Pos
4
vs Latin Leagues
64
43
.598
131
103
74
7
880.1
511
422
893
466
347
0
0
2
3903
4.31
108
5
Negro Leagues
17
27
.386
65
47
28
5
3
354.0
247
195
411
20
119
153
3
0
11
1277
4.96
91
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
9
15
.375
41
25
12
2
3
187.2
171
139
246
19
80
75
3
0
6
890
6.67
75
1
NNL All Stars II
-
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
1.0
3
2
5
0
0
3
0
0
0
9
18.00
18
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
SP
3
7
.300
10
10
8
1
0
70.2
41
30
76
20
37
5
3.82
102
2
West All Stars
RP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
5.2
3
2
7
1
2
2
0
0
0
25
3.18
47
4
Diablos Rojos del México
SP
64
43
.598
131
103
74
7
880.1
511
422
893
466
347
0
0
2
3903
4.31
108
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
5
4
.556
11
10
8
2
0
89.0
29
22
77
0
17
36
0
0
353
2.22
167



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
23
SP
80.2
1.71
1.51
7.3%
11.6%
10.5%
8.9%
0.70
1.30
1.3%
1.5%
24
SP
64.2
1.76
1.51
10.4%
15.4%
8.4%
7.0%
1.23
1.42
2.3%
1.2%
PC
NN2
25
SP
43.1
1.82
1.50
8.7%
11.2%
6.7%
9.2%
1.29
1.22
3.4%
1.4%
MULT
26
SP
73.2
1.37
1.34
11.9%
15.5%
6.6%
9.2%
1.81
1.71
0.0%
ROM
MEX
27
RF
219.0
1.28
1.54
12.1%
12.4%
9.6%
9.9%
1.26
1.25
ROM
MEX
28
LF
207.0
1.64
1.70
7.7%
9.5%
13.9%
11.7%
0.56
0.81
ROM
MEX
29
CF
198.2
1.62
1.70
8.6%
9.5%
12.3%
12.2%
0.69
0.78
30
SP
91.2
1.07
1.27
10.1%
14.2%
4.9%
6.6%
2.06
1.68
0.3%
1.2%
ROM
MEX
31
LF
255.2
1.63
1.61
7.5%
8.2%
11.9%
12.3%
0.63
0.67
9
6
SP
1234.1
1.53
1.57
9.1%
10.5%
10.7%
10.7%
0.85
1.05
1.6%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
4
vs Latin Leagues
880.1
1.54
1.63
8.9%
9.8%
11.9%
11.6%
0.74
0.87
5
Negro Leagues
354.0
1.50
1.41
9.7%
12.3%
7.5%
8.4%
1.29
1.50
1.6%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
187.2
1.74
1.51
8.4%
11.5%
9.0%
8.8%
0.94
1.31
2.1%
1.5%
1
NNL All Stars II
-
1.0
5.00
1.17
33.3%
19.1%
0.0%
5.6%
0.00
3.40
0.0%
0.9%
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
SP
70.2
1.36
1.34
12.1%
14.1%
6.5%
8.4%
1.85
1.73
2
West All Stars
RP
5.2
1.59
1.04
8.0%
15.4%
8.0%
9.5%
1.00
1.95
4.0%
1.7%
4
Diablos Rojos del México
SP
880.1
1.54
1.63
8.9%
9.8%
11.9%
11.6%
0.74
0.87
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
89.0
1.06
1.29
10.2%
12.2%
4.8%
7.5%
2.12
1.64
0.0%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
PC
NN2
23
SP
17
382
326
74
98
19
10
5
10
40
28
3
13
8
.301
.382
.466
.848
24
SP
13
309
272
60
88
14
5
7
8
0
26
32
0
1
10
4
.324
.385
.489
.874
PC
NN2
25
SP
12
208
186
40
65
9
3
7
1
14
18
2
6
2
.349
.401
.543
.944
MULT
26
SP
11
13
12
43
80
0
0
0
1
0
21
38
1
5
0
0
1
6.667
2.789
6.667
9.456
ROM
MEX
27
RF
30
919
110
193
88
111
2
ROM
MEX
28
LF
32
942
134
209
131
73
ROM
MEX
29
CF
26
899
114
210
111
77
0
30
SP
12
365
342
30
80
14
3
1
8
18
37
0
5
0
0
.234
.272
.301
.573
ROM
MEX
31
LF
43
1143
1007
153
281
136
86
0
.279
.365
9
6
SP
196
5180
2145
758
1304
56
21
20
28
0
585
500
1
13
34
0
15
.287
.359
.433
.792
 
Team Lg Pos
4
vs Latin Leagues
131
3903
1007
511
893
466
347
2
.279
.365
.000
.000
5
Negro Leagues
65
1277
1138
247
411
56
21
20
28
0
119
153
1
11
34
0
15
.294
.354
.433
.787
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
41
890
775
171
246
40
18
19
19
0
80
75
0
6
29
14
.317
.386
.489
.875
1
NNL All Stars II
-
1
9
9
3
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
.556
.556
.778
1.333
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
SP
10
41
76
20
37
5
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
West All Stars
RP
2
25
23
3
7
0
0
1
1
0
2
2
1
0
0
0
1
.304
.360
.435
.795
4
Diablos Rojos del México
SP
131
3903
1007
511
893
466
347
2
.279
.365
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
11
353
331
29
77
14
3
0
8
17
36
0
5
.233
.270
.293
.563

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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