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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
BIS
IND
28
RF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
92
KCM
IND
29
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
3
2
5
0
3
2
0
0
15
9.00
56
MULT
MULT
30
SP
14
4
.778
26
18
10
4
1
154.1
38
28
108
2
34
124
2
0
1
599
1.63
225
31
SP
8
2
.800
18
10
6
0
1
104.2
33
22
92
3
12
82
2
0
2
417
1.89
193
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
148
MULT
MULT
33
SP
8
8
.500
27
15
9
1
2
135.1
85
72
144
0
38
105
1
0
2
390
4.79
90
MULT
MULT
34
SP
13
6
.684
26
16
9
2
3
142.1
48
40
105
0
36
91
0
0
0
274
2.53
155
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
89
KCM
NAL
36
LF
3
2
.600
9
5
3
1
0
50.0
15
15
42
0
9
24
0
0
193
2.70
134
KCM
NAL
37
RP
2
1
.667
5
1
1
0
0
22.2
4
2
11
3
8
0
0
0.79
401
KCM
NAL
38
SP
5
1
.833
8
5
4
0
0
53.1
23
17
53
13
30
1
1
2.87
131
MULT
39
SP
3
2
.600
7
5
3
0
0
40.1
11
7
37
0
12
21
0
1
78
1.56
253
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
70
KCM
NAL
41
SP
3
2
.600
9
6
3
0
0
51.1
31
22
51
2
19
33
1
1
225
3.86
115
14
7
SP
78
42
.650
185
109
65
9
9
1027.2
433
339
929
9
233
698
8
0
16
2531
2.97
133
162 Game Average
18
10
.650
43
25
15
2
2
237.2
100
78
215
5
54
161
2
0
4
967
2.97
133
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
69
34
.670
157
90
55
7
9
864.1
344
262
777
9
176
593
8
0
15
1843
2.73
139
2
vs Latin Leagues
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
104
2
vs Major Leagues
1
0
1.000
2
1
1
1
0
14.0
2
1
8
0
2
10
0
1
53
0.64
464
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Bismarck
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
92
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
69
33
.676
149
89
56
8
8
850.1
329
252
758
9
172
581
7
14
1771
2.67
141
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
0
1
Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
104
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
5.0
2
1
5
0
1
2
0
1
21
1.80
166



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BIS
IND
28
RF
2.0
2.00
1.27
20.0%
17.6%
10.0%
5.9%
2.00
3.00
0.0%
2.1%
KCM
IND
29
SP
2.0
4.00
1.47
13.3%
12.4%
20.0%
7.5%
0.67
1.67
0.0%
0.9%
MULT
MULT
30
SP
154.1
0.92
1.28
20.7%
16.0%
5.7%
8.0%
3.65
2.12
0.3%
1.3%
31
SP
104.2
0.99
1.30
19.7%
15.3%
2.9%
9.5%
6.83
1.92
0.7%
1.1%
MULT
32
SP
131.2
0.99
1.28
20.7%
16.8%
4.8%
9.7%
4.32
1.79
0.0%
MULT
MULT
33
SP
135.1
1.34
1.46
18.1%
10.9%
6.5%
7.4%
2.76
1.45
0.0%
MULT
MULT
34
SP
142.1
0.99
1.38
16.3%
13.5%
6.4%
7.8%
2.53
1.61
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
79.0
1.33
1.36
14.0%
16.9%
5.1%
9.0%
2.76
1.74
0.0%
KCM
NAL
36
LF
50.0
1.02
1.27
12.4%
12.1%
4.7%
7.2%
2.67
1.67
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
NAL
37
RP
22.2
0.62
1.21
10.0%
11.6%
3.8%
6.9%
2.67
1.68
KCM
NAL
38
SP
53.1
1.24
1.34
13.5%
13.3%
5.8%
8.1%
2.31
1.64
MULT
39
SP
40.1
1.21
1.39
12.7%
16.2%
7.3%
8.4%
1.75
1.79
0.0%
KCM
NAL
40
SP
58.2
1.64
1.45
7.8%
13.1%
4.1%
9.2%
1.91
1.43
0.7%
0.9%
KCM
NAL
41
SP
51.1
1.36
1.50
14.7%
13.2%
8.4%
8.9%
1.74
1.48
0.9%
1.0%
14
7
SP
1027.2
1.13
1.35
16.6%
13.9%
5.6%
8.3%
3.00
1.73
0.5%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
14
Negro Leagues
864.1
1.10
1.31
16.9%
14.3%
5.0%
8.0%
3.37
1.83
0.5%
0.9%
2
vs Latin Leagues
149.1
1.33
1.59
15.0%
11.0%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.08
2
vs Major Leagues
14.0
0.71
1.23
18.9%
20.9%
3.8%
7.9%
5.00
2.64
0.0%
1.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Bismarck
RP
2.0
2.00
1.27
20.0%
17.6%
10.0%
5.9%
2.00
3.00
0.0%
2.1%
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
850.1
1.09
1.31
16.9%
14.3%
5.0%
7.9%
3.38
1.84
0.5%
0.9%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2.0
0.50
1.31
28.6%
13.9%
0.0%
6.8%
0.00
2.03
0.0%
0.8%
6
West All Stars
RP
19.0
1.16
1.54
18.4%
16.4%
4.6%
11.4%
4.00
1.61
0.0%
1.1%
1
Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
149.1
1.33
1.59
15.0%
11.0%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.08
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
5.0
1.20
1.24
9.5%
17.9%
4.8%
7.3%
2.00
2.44
0.0%
1.4%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BIS
IND
28
RF
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
KCM
IND
29
SP
1
15
12
3
5
1
0
0
1
3
2
0
0
0
.417
.533
.500
1.033
MULT
MULT
30
SP
26
599
555
38
108
7
5
2
10
0
34
124
0
1
9
0
14
.195
.242
.236
.478
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
MULT
MULT
33
SP
27
390
14
85
144
0
1
0
0
0
38
105
0
2
0
0
0
10.286
3.407
10.429
13.836
MULT
MULT
34
SP
26
274
13
48
105
0
0
0
2
0
36
91
0
0
1
0
0
8.077
2.878
8.077
10.954
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
9
193
183
15
42
8
3
0
4
9
24
0
1
.230
.266
.306
.572
KCM
NAL
37
RP
5
4
11
3
8
0
KCM
NAL
38
SP
8
23
53
13
30
1
MULT
39
SP
7
78
72
11
37
1
0
0
2
12
21
1
1
1
.514
.588
.528
1.116
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
9
225
201
31
51
8
4
2
0
19
33
1
4
5
.254
.321
.363
.684
14
7
SP
185
2531
1761
433
929
49
17
9
35
1
233
698
0
16
29
1
32
.241
.284
.304
.588
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
157
1843
1711
344
777
48
17
9
34
1
176
593
0
15
29
1
31
.244
.286
.307
.594
2
vs Latin Leagues
26
635
87
144
55
95
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
vs Major Leagues
2
53
50
2
8
1
0
0
1
2
10
1
0
1
.160
.208
.180
.388
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Bismarck
RP
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
149
1771
1646
329
758
44
15
9
30
172
581
14
28
32
.242
.284
.303
.587
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
1
Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo
-
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
26
635
87
144
55
95
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
RP
1
21
19
2
5
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
0
0
.263
.333
.263
.596

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James