Hilton Smith - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
KCM
32
SP
8
4
.667
21
12
7
1
2
114.2
40
27
93
22
95
3
2.12
180
KCM
NAL
33
SP
3
5
.375
12
6
3
0
2
45.2
27
21
45
11
42
1
1
4.14
91
KCM
NAL
34
RP
7
0
1.000
10
3
3
1
3
50.2
9
8
34
5
37
0
0
1.42
267
KCM
35
SP
6
4
.600
12
6
4
0
0
76.0
46
37
84
0
17
44
1
1
22
4.38
88
KCM
NAL
36
LF
3
2
.600
8
4
3
1
0
46.0
13
13
37
0
6
22
0
175
2.54
149
KCM
NAL
37
RP
2
1
.667
5
1
1
0
0
22.2
4
2
11
3
8
0
0
0.79
417
6
1
SP
29
16
.644
68
32
21
3
7
355.2
139
108
304
0
64
248
2
5
197
2.73
140
162 Game Average
20
11
.644
46
22
14
2
5
242.0
95
73
207
0
44
169
2
3
957
2.73
140



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
KCM
32
SP
114.2
1.00
1.34
21.0%
16.8%
4.9%
7.7%
4.32
1.72
KCM
NAL
33
SP
45.2
1.23
1.33
22.0%
14.3%
5.8%
8.1%
3.82
1.76
KCM
NAL
34
RP
50.2
0.77
1.23
19.8%
15.1%
2.7%
7.5%
7.40
2.02
KCM
35
SP
76.0
1.33
1.35
13.6%
15.4%
5.3%
7.5%
2.59
1.75
0.0%
KCM
NAL
36
LF
46.0
0.93
1.31
12.6%
12.1%
3.4%
7.3%
3.67
1.65
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
NAL
37
RP
22.2
0.62
1.24
10.0%
11.5%
3.8%
7.0%
2.67
1.64
6
1
SP
355.2
1.03
1.31
17.6%
13.7%
4.5%
7.9%
3.88
1.76
0.0%
0.6%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
KCM
32
SP
21
40
93
22
95
3
KCM
NAL
33
SP
12
27
45
11
42
1
KCM
NAL
34
RP
10
9
34
5
37
0
KCM
35
SP
12
22
19
46
84
0
0
0
0
17
44
1
0
0
4.421
2.757
4.421
7.178
KCM
NAL
36
LF
8
175
168
13
37
6
3
0
6
22
0
1
.220
.247
.292
.539
KCM
NAL
37
RP
5
4
11
3
8
0
6
1
SP
68
197
187
139
304
6
3
0
0
64
248
5
1
0
.225
.260
.289
.549

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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