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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
6
9
2
1
142.1
36
27
104
2
31
110
1
1
554
1.71
234
KCM
32
SP
8
4
.667
22
13
7
1
2
116.2
41
28
96
22
96
3
2.16
177
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
7
2
SP
42
20
.677
92
49
6
30
5
8
500.0
176
136
411
2
95
359
3
6
751
2.45
156
162 Game Average
20
10
.677
44
24
10
14
2
4
241.0
85
66
198
3
46
173
2
3
964
2.45
156
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
1
2.0
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
7
0.00
0
7
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
42
20
.677
91
49
5
30
5
7
498.0
176
136
410
2
95
357
3
6
744
2.46
156



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
32
SP
116.2
1.01
1.34
20.8%
16.9%
4.8%
7.7%
4.36
1.73
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
7
2
SP
500.0
1.01
1.32
18.2%
14.1%
4.8%
7.8%
3.78
1.83
0.3%
0.7%
 
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%
7
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
498.0
1.01
1.32
18.2%
14.1%
4.8%
7.8%
3.76
1.83
0.3%
0.7%



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
32
SP
22
41
96
22
96
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
7
2
SP
92
751
700
176
411
12
8
2
9
95
359
6
10
12
.209
.252
.257
.510
 
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
7
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
91
744
693
176
410
12
8
2
9
95
357
6
10
12
.209
.253
.258
.512

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