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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)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
CF
4
1937
1944
MXD/NAS
14.6
13.9
1.2
0.0
-0.5
2
SP
6
1936
1942
PC/MXD
12.5
-0.2
0.0
12.7
0.0
3
SS
3
1941
1944
MXD
8.2
7.9
-0.7
0.0
0.9
4
C
3
1939
1944
SNH/MXD
6.4
5.6
0.8
0.0
0.0
5
2B
1
1940
1940
MXD
4.9
4.6
0.0
0.0
0.4
6
SP
2
1937
1938
NAS/PC
4.4
0.0
-0.1
4.5
0.0
7
SS
3
1937
1941
MXD/PC
3.9
3.6
-0.2
0.0
0.5
8
C
1
1936
1936
PC
3.8
3.3
0.4
0.0
0.1
9
RF
3
1941
1944
MXD
3.7
4.2
0.0
0.0
-0.5
10
SP
2
1937
1941
NAS/MXD
3.4
0.1
0.0
3.3
0.0
11
RF
1
1942
1942
MXD
3.1
2.6
0.0
0.7
-0.2
12
LF
3
1936
1938
PC
2.4
1.1
1.4
0.0
-0.1
13
SP
2
1937
1938
PC/NAS
2.3
0.0
0.0
2.2
0.0
14
SP
3
1936
1938
PC
2.0
0.5
0.1
1.4
0.0
15
RF
1
1940
1940
MXD
2.0
2.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
16
2B
3
1936
1938
PC
1.9
2.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
17
SP
2
1936
1943
WES/PC
1.9
0.0
0.0
2.0
0.0
18
2B
2
1939
1943
MULT
1.9
0.8
0.9
0.0
0.2
19
C
1
1940
1940
MXD
1.9
1.6
0.0
0.0
0.3
20
RF
1
1936
1936
PC
1.8
0.6
1.4
0.0
-0.2
21
LF
4
1936
1939
MULT
1.7
2.3
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
22
SP
1
1943
1943
CBE
1.5
0.0
0.0
1.5
0.0
23
SS
3
1936
1938
PC/NAS
1.4
0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.7
24
1B
3
1936
1938
PC
1.3
1.6
0.0
0.0
-0.3
25
CF
1
1943
1943
CBE
1.3
1.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
26
LF
2
1940
1942
MXD
1.2
1.5
0.0
0.0
-0.3
27
SP
2
1942
1944
MXD
1.2
-0.4
-0.6
2.2
0.0
28
2B
1
1941
1941
MXD
1.1
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.3
29
SS
1
1944
1944
MXD
1.1
1.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
30
CF
1
1939
1939
SNH
1.0
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
31
C
3
1937
1939
MULT
1.0
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.1
32
C
3
1936
1941
MXD/PC
1.0
1.7
-0.9
0.0
0.3
33
3B
2
1941
1944
MXD
0.9
1.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
34
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
35
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.8
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
36
1B
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.8
0.4
0.6
0.0
-0.2
37
SP
1
1936
1936
PC
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
38
1B
3
1936
1938
PC
0.7
0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.1
39
SS
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
40
RP
2
1936
1937
PC
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
41
C
2
1941
1942
MXD
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
42
SP
4
1940
1944
MXD
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
43
SP
1
1936
1936
PC
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
44
SP
2
1937
1939
PC/SNH
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
45
RF
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.5
0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.1
46
SP
2
1937
1944
MXD/PC
0.5
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.0
47
SP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
48
SP
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
49
CF
2
1939
1943
WES
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
SS
1
1943
1943
WES
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
51
SP
2
1937
1938
PC
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
52
C
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.4
1.0
-0.6
-0.1
0.2
53
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
54
RP
2
1939
1943
WES
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
55
1B
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
56
LF
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.3
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
57
3B
1
1938
1938
PC
0.3
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
58
RP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
59
1B
2
1937
1944
MXD/PC
0.3
0.7
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
60
3B
1
1937
1937
PC
0.2
0.8
-0.6
0.0
0.0
61
3B
2
1939
1943
WES
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
62
SP
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.1
0.0
63
CF
1
1943
1943
WES
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
64
RP
1
1938
1938
PC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
65
RP
1
1939
1939
WES
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
66
SP
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
67
3B
2
1939
1943
WES/CBE
0.1
0.7
-0.6
0.0
0.0
68
-
2
1937
1938
PC/NAS
0.1
-0.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
69
RP
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
70
RP
1
1938
1938
PC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
71
RP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
72
1B
1
1938
1938
PC
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
73
SS
1
1937
1937
NAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
C
1
1937
1937
NAS
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
75
3B
1
1937
1937
NAS
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
76
3B
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
77
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.1
-0.4
0.5
0.0
-0.1
78
RP
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
79
2B
2
1942
1944
MXD
0.1
0.5
-0.9
0.0
0.5
80
SP
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
81
SS
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
83
-
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
C
1
1942
1942
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
RF
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
RF
1
1939
1939
WES
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
2B
1
1942
1942
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1937
1937
NAS
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1939
1939
WES
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
91
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
RP
1
1942
1942
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
C
1
1937
1937
PC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
RP
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
RP
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1939
1939
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
-
1
1937
1937
NAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
-
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
2B
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
RF
1
1936
1936
PC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
3B
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
CF
1
1942
1942
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
C
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
1B
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
RP
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1941
1941
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
-
1
1936
1936
PC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
RP
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
LF
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
LF
1
1942
1942
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1939
1939
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
RP
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
128
RP
1
1939
1939
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1939
1939
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
131
SS
1
1942
1942
MXD
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
LF
1
1939
1939
SNH
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
RF
1
1940
1940
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
135
-
1
1937
1937
NAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
136
1B
1
1944
1944
MXD
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
LF
1
1941
1941
MXD
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
RF
1
1937
1937
NAS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
139
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
141
RP
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
142
SS
1
1941
1941
MXD
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
143
-
1
1937
1937
NAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
144
2B
2
1939
1943
WES/CBE
-0.1
-0.6
0.3
0.0
0.2
145
RP
2
1941
1944
MXD
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
146
RP
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
147
-
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
1B
1
1939
1939
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
149
CF
2
1936
1937
PC
-0.1
0.7
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
150
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
151
-
1
1939
1939
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
152
LF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.1
0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
153
-
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
154
-
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
156
RF
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
157
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
158
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
159
RP
1
1943
1943
WES
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
160
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.1
-0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
161
SS
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
162
3B
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
163
RF
2
1939
1943
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
164
-
1
1943
1943
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
165
SS
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
166
3B
1
1936
1936
PC
-0.1
-0.4
0.2
0.0
0.1
167
RP
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
168
CF
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
169
-
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
170
RP
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
171
-
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
172
3B
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
173
C
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
174
C
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
175
-
1
1941
1941
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
176
SP
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
177
2B
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
178
3B
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
179
2B
1
1936
1936
PC
-0.2
-0.7
0.3
0.0
0.1
180
-
1
1941
1941
MXD
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
181
CF
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
182
-
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
183
SS
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
0.0
0.4
184
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
185
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
186
SP
2
1940
1944
MXD
-0.3
-0.8
0.0
0.6
-0.1
187
1B
1
1941
1941
MXD
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
188
LF
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
189
RF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
190
SS
2
1939
1943
WES/CBE
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
191
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
192
-
1
1941
1941
MXD
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
193
-
1
1939
1939
WES
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
194
-
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
195
RF
1
1939
1939
SNH
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
196
-
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.4
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
197
LF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.4
0.3
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
198
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
199
RF
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
200
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
201
RP
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
202
RP
2
1937
1938
PC
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
203
1B
2
1941
1942
MXD
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
204
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
-0.5
0.1
0.0
0.0
205
RP
2
1940
1943
CBE/MXD
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
206
-
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
207
-
1
1937
1937
PC
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
208
3B
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
209
-
1
1936
1936
PC
-0.5
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
210
RP
2
1937
1938
PC
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
211
RF
1
1942
1942
MXD
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
212
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.5
-0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
213
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.6
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
214
RP
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
215
1B
2
1939
1943
CBE/SNH
-0.6
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
216
-
1
1936
1936
PC
-0.6
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
217
RP
2
1936
1937
PC
-0.6
0.1
0.1
-0.8
0.0
218
RF
2
1940
1944
MXD
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
219
RP
1
1936
1936
PC
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
220
CF
1
1943
1943
CBE
-0.6
0.0
-0.6
0.0
0.0
221
2B
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.7
-0.2
-0.6
0.0
0.1
222
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.7
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
223
-
1
1944
1944
MXD
-0.7
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
224
C
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.7
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.1
225
3B
1
1940
1940
MXD
-0.7
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
226
-
1
1938
1938
PC
-0.8
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
227
RF
1
1940
1940
MXD
-1.0
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.1
228
-
2
1937
1938
PC
-1.0
-0.8
-0.3
0.0
0.1
229
1B
2
1942
1944
MXD
-1.1
-0.5
0.1
-0.2
-0.6
230
LF
2
1942
1944
MXD
-1.3
-0.2
-0.8
0.0
-0.2
231
3B
2
1940
1941
MXD
-1.3
-1.3
0.0
0.0
0.0

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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