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Theolic Smith



Theolic Smith
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Born: May 19, 1913 in Wabbesika, AR
Died: November 3, 1981 in Compton, CA
          (68 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• High School: Vashon HS (St. Louis, MO)
• Buried: Woodlawn Memorial Park (Compton, CA)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
PC
NN2
23
SP
3
5
.375
17
10
4
2
2
80.2
74
61
98
5
40
28
1
3
382
6.81
72
24
SP
4
6
.400
13
9
4
0
0
61.2
55
42
75
6
29
31
1
2
291
6.13
82
PC
NN2
25
SP
1
5
.167
11
5
3
0
1
37.2
37
31
60
5
14
15
0
1
186
7.41
68
MULT
26
SP
3
7
.300
11
11
8
1
0
73.2
43
31
80
0
21
38
0
0
5
13
3.79
102
ROM
MEX
27
RF
19
9
.679
30
24
21
2
219.0
110
97
193
88
111
0
2
919
3.99
118
ROM
MEX
28
LF
16
8
.667
32
22
17
1
207.0
134
115
209
131
73
942
5.00
96
30
SP
5
4
.556
12
10
8
2
0
91.2
30
23
80
1
18
37
0
0
0
365
2.26
161
7
6
SP
51
44
.537
126
91
65
8
3
771.1
483
400
795
17
341
333
2
0
13
3098
4.67
99
162 Game Average
16
14
.537
39
29
20
3
2
241.2
151
125
249
13
107
104
1
0
5
1069
4.67
99
 
Team Lg Pos
2
vs Latin Leagues
35
17
.673
62
46
38
3
426.0
244
212
402
219
184
0
2
1861
4.48
106
5
Negro Leagues
16
26
.381
62
45
27
5
3
338.1
233
184
386
17
119
145
2
0
10
1203
4.89
92
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
2
0
0
0
0
7.0
6
4
7
0
3
4
0
1
34
5.14
60
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
8
15
.348
39
24
11
2
3
173.0
160
130
226
16
80
70
2
5
825
6.76
74
1
Kansas City Monarchs
-
0
1
.000
2
0
0
0
0
7.0
6
4
7
0
3
4
0
1
34
5.14
60
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
SP
3
7
.300
10
10
8
1
0
70.2
41
30
76
20
37
5
3.82
100
2
West All Stars
RP
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
5.2
3
2
7
1
2
2
0
0
0
25
3.18
49
2
Diablos Rojos del México
SP
35
17
.673
62
46
38
3
426.0
244
212
402
219
184
0
2
1861
4.48
106
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
5
4
.556
11
10
8
2
0
89.0
29
22
77
0
17
36
0
0
353
2.22
167



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
23
SP
80.2
1.71
1.51
7.3%
11.6%
10.5%
8.9%
0.70
1.30
1.3%
1.5%
24
SP
61.2
1.69
1.48
10.7%
17.4%
10.0%
8.4%
1.07
1.54
2.1%
1.7%
PC
NN2
25
SP
37.2
1.96
1.49
8.1%
11.2%
7.5%
9.2%
1.07
1.22
2.7%
1.4%
MULT
26
SP
73.2
1.37
1.33
11.9%
15.6%
6.6%
9.2%
1.81
1.73
0.0%
ROM
MEX
27
RF
219.0
1.28
1.54
12.1%
12.4%
9.6%
9.9%
1.26
1.25
ROM
MEX
28
LF
207.0
1.64
1.66
7.7%
9.6%
13.9%
11.5%
0.56
0.83
30
SP
91.2
1.07
1.27
10.1%
14.2%
4.9%
6.6%
2.06
1.68
0.3%
1.2%
7
6
SP
771.1
1.47
1.51
9.8%
11.7%
10.0%
9.7%
0.98
1.26
1.4%
1.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
2
vs Latin Leagues
426.0
1.46
1.60
9.9%
11.0%
11.8%
10.7%
0.84
1.05
5
Negro Leagues
338.1
1.49
1.41
9.6%
12.3%
7.9%
8.4%
1.22
1.50
1.4%
1.2%
1
vs Major Leagues
7.0
1.43
1.22
11.8%
23.1%
8.8%
8.4%
1.33
2.75
0.0%
1.8%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
173.0
1.77
1.51
8.5%
11.5%
9.7%
8.8%
0.88
1.31
1.9%
1.5%
1
Kansas City Monarchs
-
7.0
1.43
1.22
11.8%
23.1%
8.8%
8.4%
1.33
2.75
0.0%
1.8%
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
SP
70.2
1.36
1.32
12.1%
14.1%
6.5%
8.3%
1.85
1.75
2
West All Stars
RP
5.2
1.59
1.04
8.0%
15.4%
8.0%
9.5%
1.00
1.95
4.0%
1.7%
2
Diablos Rojos del México
SP
426.0
1.46
1.60
9.9%
11.0%
11.8%
10.7%
0.84
1.05
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
89.0
1.06
1.29
10.2%
12.2%
4.8%
7.5%
2.12
1.64
0.0%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
PC
NN2
23
SP
17
382
326
74
98
19
10
5
10
40
28
3
13
8
.301
.382
.466
.848
24
SP
13
291
249
55
75
14
3
6
6
29
31
2
11
4
.301
.379
.454
.832
PC
NN2
25
SP
11
186
165
37
60
9
3
5
1
14
15
1
6
2
.364
.417
.545
.962
MULT
26
SP
11
13
12
43
80
0
0
0
1
0
21
38
1
5
0
0
1
6.667
2.789
6.667
9.456
ROM
MEX
27
RF
30
919
110
193
88
111
2
ROM
MEX
28
LF
32
942
134
209
131
73
30
SP
12
365
342
30
80
14
3
1
8
18
37
0
5
0
0
.234
.272
.301
.573
7
6
SP
126
3098
1094
483
795
56
19
17
26
0
341
333
1
13
35
0
15
.290
.354
.422
.776
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Negro Leagues
62
1203
1065
233
386
54
19
17
26
0
119
145
1
10
34
0
15
.291
.354
.425
.780
2
vs Latin Leagues
62
1861
244
402
219
184
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
vs Major Leagues
2
34
29
6
7
2
0
0
0
3
4
1
1
0
.241
.333
.310
.644
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SP
39
825
711
160
226
40
16
16
17
80
70
5
29
14
.318
.391
.487
.877
1
Kansas City Monarchs
-
2
34
29
6
7
2
0
0
0
3
4
1
1
0
.241
.333
.310
.644
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
SP
10
41
76
20
37
5
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
West All Stars
RP
2
25
23
3
7
0
0
1
1
0
2
2
1
0
0
0
1
.304
.360
.435
.795
2
Diablos Rojos del México
SP
62
1861
244
402
219
184
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
SP
11
353
331
29
77
14
3
0
8
17
36
0
5
.233
.270
.293
.563

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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