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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
30
SP
13
4
.765
23
16
9
2
1
142.1
36
27
104
2
31
110
1
1
554
1.71
234
KCM
NAL
31
SP
7
2
.778
17
10
6
0
1
100.2
32
21
89
3
11
79
2
2
401
1.88
214
KCM
32
SP
8
5
.615
23
14
8
1
2
125.2
46
32
101
24
104
5
2.29
166
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
SP
10
0
1.000
13
6
6
2
3
76.2
14
13
54
8
53
0
0
1.53
245
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
0
175
2.54
150
KCM
NAL
37
RP
2
1
.667
5
1
1
0
0
22.2
4
2
11
3
8
0
0
0.79
417
KCM
NAL
38
SP
5
1
.833
8
5
4
0
0
53.1
23
17
53
13
30
1
1
2.87
135
KCM
39
SP
3
2
.600
6
5
3
0
0
35.1
9
6
32
0
11
19
0
0
57
1.53
275
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
73
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
133
12
2
SP
68
32
.680
145
84
55
6
9
827.1
317
243
737
9
162
562
7
13
1669
2.64
149
162 Game Average
20
10
.680
43
25
16
2
3
245.2
94
72
219
5
48
167
2
4
1004
2.64
149
 
Team Lg Pos
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
12
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
68
32
.680
144
84
55
6
8
825.1
317
243
736
9
162
560
7
13
1662
2.65
149



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
30
SP
142.1
0.95
1.34
19.9%
15.6%
5.6%
7.4%
3.55
1.99
0.4%
0.6%
KCM
NAL
31
SP
100.2
0.99
1.37
19.7%
14.8%
2.7%
8.0%
7.18
1.84
0.7%
0.8%
KCM
32
SP
125.2
0.99
1.32
20.9%
16.9%
4.8%
7.6%
4.33
1.75
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
SP
76.2
0.81
1.22
18.5%
15.4%
2.8%
7.6%
6.63
2.03
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%
12.0%
3.4%
7.4%
3.67
1.63
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
KCM
NAL
38
SP
53.1
1.24
1.36
13.5%
13.2%
5.8%
8.2%
2.31
1.61
KCM
39
SP
35.1
1.22
1.44
13.2%
15.3%
7.6%
9.0%
1.73
1.67
0.0%
KCM
NAL
40
SP
58.2
1.64
1.49
7.8%
13.0%
4.1%
9.3%
1.91
1.39
0.7%
0.9%
KCM
NAL
41
SP
44.1
1.31
1.52
15.8%
13.0%
8.4%
8.9%
1.88
1.46
1.1%
0.9%
12
2
SP
827.1
1.09
1.35
16.9%
14.1%
4.9%
8.1%
3.47
1.77
0.5%
0.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2.0
0.50
1.36
28.6%
13.5%
0.0%
7.0%
0.00
1.94
0.0%
0.7%
12
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
825.1
1.09
1.35
16.8%
14.1%
4.9%
8.1%
3.46
1.77
0.5%
0.8%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
30
SP
23
554
513
36
104
6
5
2
9
31
110
1
9
12
.203
.250
.246
.495
KCM
NAL
31
SP
17
401
379
32
89
11
3
3
13
11
79
2
9
5
.235
.260
.303
.564
KCM
32
SP
23
46
101
24
104
5
KCM
NAL
33
SP
12
27
45
11
42
1
KCM
NAL
34
SP
13
14
54
8
53
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
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
KCM
39
SP
6
57
53
9
32
1
0
0
1
11
19
0
1
1
.604
.672
.623
1.295
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
12
2
SP
145
1669
1556
317
737
38
15
9
29
162
562
13
27
30
.242
.282
.303
.585
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
1
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
12
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
144
1662
1549
317
736
38
15
9
29
162
560
13
27
30
.243
.283
.304
.587

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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