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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
MULT
MULT
30
SP
13
4
.765
24
16
9
2
1
142.1
38
28
105
2
33
110
2
0
1
558
1.77
226
31
SP
8
2
.800
18
10
6
0
1
104.2
33
22
92
3
12
82
2
0
2
417
1.89
213
MULT
32
SP
8
5
.615
25
14
8
1
2
131.2
50
36
105
0
25
108
0
0
5
25
2.46
156
33
SP
3
5
.375
13
6
3
0
2
48.2
30
23
49
0
11
45
1
0
2
15
4.25
88
34
SP
10
1
.909
14
7
6
2
3
79.2
16
13
56
0
8
56
0
0
0
14
1.47
248
MULT
35
SP
6
4
.600
13
7
4
0
0
79.0
47
38
88
0
17
47
1
0
1
35
4.33
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
3
SP
69
33
.676
152
86
55
6
9
846.1
330
252
755
9
166
578
8
0
14
1756
2.68
148
162 Game Average
20
9
.676
43
25
16
2
3
241.2
94
72
216
5
47
165
3
0
4
979
2.68
148
 
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
6
West All Stars
RP
1
1
.500
7
2
0
0
0
19.0
13
9
18
0
4
16
1
0
1
87
4.26
100
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
MULT
MULT
30
SP
142.1
0.97
1.34
19.7%
14.1%
5.9%
7.9%
3.33
1.99
0.4%
1.1%
31
SP
104.2
0.99
1.37
19.7%
15.0%
2.9%
9.9%
6.83
1.82
0.7%
1.1%
MULT
32
SP
131.2
0.99
1.33
20.7%
16.8%
4.8%
9.7%
4.32
1.73
0.0%
33
SP
48.2
1.23
1.34
21.8%
16.7%
5.3%
9.2%
4.09
1.76
0.0%
34
SP
79.2
0.80
1.22
18.7%
15.9%
2.7%
6.0%
7.00
2.09
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
79.0
1.33
1.36
14.0%
17.2%
5.1%
8.8%
2.76
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
3
SP
846.1
1.09
1.35
16.9%
14.1%
4.9%
8.1%
3.48
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%
6
West All Stars
RP
19.0
1.16
1.41
18.4%
17.0%
4.6%
10.8%
4.00
1.80
0.0%
1.1%
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
MULT
MULT
30
SP
24
558
515
38
105
6
5
2
10
0
33
110
0
1
9
0
12
.204
.253
.247
.500
31
SP
18
417
393
33
92
12
3
3
14
1
12
82
0
2
9
1
5
.234
.260
.303
.563
MULT
32
SP
25
25
24
50
105
1
1
0
0
0
25
108
0
5
0
0
0
4.375
2.500
4.500
7.000
33
SP
13
15
14
30
49
0
1
0
0
0
11
45
0
2
0
0
0
3.500
2.296
3.643
5.939
34
SP
14
14
13
16
56
0
0
0
2
0
8
56
0
0
1
0
0
4.308
3.048
4.308
7.355
MULT
35
SP
13
35
32
47
88
2
0
0
0
0
17
47
0
1
0
0
0
2.750
2.120
2.813
4.933
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
3
SP
152
1756
1636
330
755
42
17
9
33
1
166
578
0
14
28
1
30
.241
.281
.304
.586
 
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
6
West All Stars
RP
7
87
80
13
18
4
2
0
4
1
4
16
0
1
1
1
0
.225
.267
.325
.592
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