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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
MRM
NSL
25
SP
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
6
0
2
0
0
4.76
65
BIS
IND
28
RF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
82
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
195
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
92
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
87
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
135
KCM
NAL
37
RP
2
1
.667
5
1
1
0
0
22.2
4
2
11
3
8
0
0
0.79
405
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
6
4
.600
12
8
6
0
0
71.2
51
44
99
2
12
25
0
0
3
325
5.53
76
KCM
41
SP
4
2
.667
11
7
4
0
0
63.2
39
28
72
2
22
39
1
0
1
285
3.96
113
15
8
SP
80
42
.656
190
113
67
9
9
1058.2
453
355
970
9
237
710
8
0
17
2646
3.02
132
162 Game Average
18
9
.656
43
25
15
2
2
237.2
102
80
218
4
53
159
2
0
4
973
3.02
132
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
71
34
.676
162
94
57
7
9
895.1
364
278
818
9
180
605
8
0
16
1958
2.79
137
2
vs Latin Leagues
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
105
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
Monroe Monarchs
-
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
6
0
2
0
0
4.76
65
1
Bismarck
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
82
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
71
33
.683
153
92
58
8
8
875.2
345
265
793
9
176
591
7
0
15
1886
2.72
140
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
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
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
105
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
MRM
NSL
25
SP
5.2
1.06
1.18
9.1%
10.5%
0.0%
6.0%
1.75
BIS
IND
28
RF
2.0
2.00
1.19
20.0%
17.9%
10.0%
5.6%
2.00
3.21
0.0%
2.1%
KCM
IND
29
SP
2.0
4.00
1.48
13.3%
12.4%
20.0%
7.5%
0.67
1.66
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
1.95
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
1.47
18.1%
10.9%
6.5%
7.5%
2.76
1.44
0.0%
MULT
MULT
34
SP
142.1
0.99
1.37
16.3%
13.6%
6.4%
7.8%
2.53
1.62
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
79.0
1.33
1.35
14.0%
17.0%
5.1%
9.0%
2.76
1.76
0.0%
KCM
NAL
36
LF
50.0
1.02
1.28
12.4%
12.0%
4.7%
7.2%
2.67
1.66
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
NAL
37
RP
22.2
0.62
1.22
10.0%
11.5%
3.8%
6.9%
2.67
1.67
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
71.2
1.55
1.50
7.7%
12.8%
3.7%
9.7%
2.08
1.32
0.6%
0.8%
KCM
41
SP
63.2
1.48
1.51
13.7%
13.6%
7.7%
9.5%
1.77
1.43
0.7%
1.0%
15
8
SP
1058.2
1.14
1.36
16.4%
13.8%
5.5%
8.4%
3.00
1.72
0.4%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
895.1
1.11
1.32
16.6%
14.2%
4.9%
8.1%
3.36
1.81
0.5%
0.9%
2
vs Latin Leagues
149.1
1.33
1.60
15.0%
10.9%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.07
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
Monroe Monarchs
-
5.2
1.06
1.18
9.1%
10.5%
0.0%
6.0%
0.00
1.75
1
Bismarck
-
2.0
2.00
1.19
20.0%
17.9%
10.0%
5.6%
2.00
3.21
0.0%
2.1%
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
875.2
1.11
1.32
16.6%
14.3%
5.0%
8.0%
3.36
1.82
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
1.53
18.4%
16.4%
4.6%
11.3%
4.00
1.63
0.0%
1.1%
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
149.1
1.33
1.60
15.0%
10.9%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.07
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
MRM
NSL
25
SP
1
4
6
0
2
0
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
12
325
306
51
99
10
0
2
2
0
12
25
0
3
4
8
.324
.355
.376
.731
KCM
41
SP
11
285
258
39
72
11
5
2
4
22
39
0
1
4
6
.279
.338
.384
.722
15
8
SP
190
2646
1871
453
970
54
18
9
39
1
237
710
0
17
29
1
34
.246
.288
.308
.596
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
162
1958
1821
364
818
53
18
9
38
1
180
605
0
16
29
1
33
.248
.290
.312
.602
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
Monroe Monarchs
-
1
4
6
0
2
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Bismarck
-
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
153
1886
1756
345
793
49
16
9
34
0
176
591
0
15
28
34
.247
.288
.308
.596
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
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
.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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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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