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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
11
2
SP
65
30
.684
137
79
52
6
9
783.0
293
226
695
7
146
532
6
13
1479
2.60
150
162 Game Average
20
9
.684
43
25
16
2
3
246.2
92
71
219
5
46
167
2
4
1006
2.60
150
 
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
11
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
65
30
.684
136
79
52
6
8
781.0
293
226
694
7
146
530
6
13
1472
2.60
150



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%
11
2
SP
783.0
1.07
1.34
16.9%
14.1%
4.6%
8.0%
3.64
1.78
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%
11
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
781.0
1.08
1.34
16.9%
14.1%
4.7%
8.0%
3.63
1.78
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
11
2
SP
137
1479
1385
293
695
32
11
7
29
146
532
13
24
25
.242
.278
.296
.574
 
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
11
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
136
1472
1378
293
694
32
11
7
29
146
530
13
24
25
.242
.279
.297
.576

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