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Big Bill Smith



William T. Smith


Born: 1869 in TN


Bats:
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Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 240
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Notes:


• College: Fisk University (Nashville, TN)
• Buried: Hurricane Hill (Dyer County, TN)
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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
RF
4
1904
1913
MULT
4.5
1.9
0.4
2.4
-0.2
2
SP
2
1912
1913
MOH/BRG
3.3
-0.1
0.0
3.3
0.0
3
SP
1
1908
1908
CBG
1.9
0.1
0.2
1.6
0.0
4
SS
2
1906
1909
PG/CXG
1.6
2.1
-0.6
0.0
0.1
5
SP
3
1904
1913
MULT
1.5
-0.2
0.2
1.5
0.0
6
SS
3
1903
1912
CXG/BRG
1.3
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
7
LF
1
1906
1906
CXG
1.3
1.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
8
3B
4
1907
1914
MULT
1.3
1.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
9
SP
1
1906
1906
CXG
1.2
0.3
0.0
0.8
0.0
10
SP
1
1903
1903
CXG
1.1
0.2
0.0
0.9
0.0
11
SP
1
1909
1909
PG
1.1
-0.4
0.0
1.5
0.0
12
CF
1
1906
1906
CXG
1.0
1.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
13
SP
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.9
-0.1
-0.1
1.2
0.0
14
C
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.9
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.0
15
SP
1
1909
1909
PG
0.9
0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
16
2B
3
1911
1914
BAS/BRG
0.9
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
17
LF
2
1903
1905
CXG/BRG
0.9
0.4
0.6
0.0
-0.1
18
RP
1
1914
1914
BAS
0.9
0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
19
SP
3
1905
1912
BRG
0.8
0.5
-0.4
0.8
-0.1
20
CF
3
1905
1913
MOH/BRG
0.8
0.0
0.9
0.0
-0.1
21
CF
2
1911
1912
BRG
0.8
0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.1
22
C
4
1905
1913
MULT
0.8
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.1
23
SP
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.7
0.2
-0.1
0.6
0.0
24
1B
3
1901
1904
CXG
0.7
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.0
25
LF
1
1909
1909
PG
0.6
0.5
0.2
0.0
-0.1
26
SS
3
1910
1912
BRG/NBS
0.6
0.8
-0.4
0.0
0.2
27
-
1
1904
1904
BRG
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
28
SS
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.6
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.0
29
SP
1
1906
1906
QG/CXG
0.6
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.0
30
2B
2
1904
1906
QG/CXG
0.6
0.8
-0.2
0.0
0.0
31
SS
2
1906
1911
BRG/QG
0.6
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.1
32
SP
1
1908
1908
CBG
0.6
-0.2
0.1
0.7
0.0
33
CF
2
1909
1912
BRG/PG
0.5
0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.1
34
3B
1
1909
1909
PG
0.5
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.1
35
C
1
1914
1914
BAS
0.5
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.1
36
RF
2
1908
1909
PG/CBG
0.5
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
37
SP
1
1906
1906
QG
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
38
3B
1
1911
1911
BRG
0.5
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
39
2B
1
1906
1906
QG/CXG
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
40
CF
2
1907
1913
CBG/MOH
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.0
-0.1
41
SP
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
42
C
1
1913
1913
MOH
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
43
SS
2
1912
1913
MOH/CBG
0.4
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
44
CF
1
1906
1906
QG/CXG
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
45
C
6
1900
1908
CXG/CBG
0.4
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.3
46
C
2
1906
1909
PG/CXG
0.4
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.1
47
SS
1
1907
1907
CBG
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.1
48
SP
3
1903
1909
CXG/PG
0.3
0.5
-0.4
0.3
-0.1
49
1B
7
1898
1909
MULT
0.3
0.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
50
2B
4
1905
1913
MULT
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
51
SP
1
1909
1909
PG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
52
RP
1
1912
1912
BRG
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
53
C
1
1912
1912
BRG
0.3
0.5
-0.3
0.0
0.0
54
2B
1
1914
1914
BAS
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
RP
1
1908
1908
CBG
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
56
-
1
1906
1906
NCO
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
57
SP
1
1907
1907
CBG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
58
RP
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
59
CF
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
60
RP
1
1912
1912
BRG
0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.4
0.0
61
-
2
1904
1906
BRG/NCO
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
62
-
2
1910
1912
NBS/CBG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
2B
1
1901
1901
CXG
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
64
-
1
1904
1904
CXG
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
65
-
2
1905
1906
BRG/QG
0.1
-0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
66
1B
7
1901
1912
MULT
0.1
0.8
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
67
LF
1
1905
1905
BRG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
68
3B
3
1911
1914
MULT
0.1
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.1
69
-
1
1898
1898
CBG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
70
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
71
SP
2
1913
1914
BAS/MOH
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.4
0.0
72
2B
2
1903
1910
NBS/CXG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
C
3
1904
1912
BRG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
-
1
1904
1904
BRG
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
75
RF
1
1909
1909
PG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
-
1
1912
1912
CBG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
77
-
1
1912
1912
CBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
78
-
1
1910
1910
NBS
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
79
LF
2
1911
1913
BRG/MOH
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
80
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
C
2
1911
1912
BRG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
82
C
1
1912
1912
BRG
0.0
0.0
0.2
-0.1
0.0
83
-
1
1912
1912
CBG
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
84
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1912
1912
CBG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
C
1
1914
1914
BAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
-
1
1898
1898
CBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1898
1898
CBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1906
1906
NCO
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
-
1
1898
1898
CBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1910
1910
NBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1900
1900
CXG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1906
1906
NCO
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1912
1912
CBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
2B
2
1904
1905
CXG/BRG
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
97
1B
1
1906
1906
CXG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
RP
2
1904
1905
BRG
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
99
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1900
1900
CXG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
CF
3
1907
1914
BAS/CBG
0.0
0.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
103
C
1
1906
1906
CXG/QG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
104
RP
1
1914
1914
BAS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
105
-
1
1898
1898
CBG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
-
1
1906
1906
CXG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1908
1908
CBG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1904
1904
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
LF
1
1908
1908
CBG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
111
RF
1
1912
1912
BRG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1910
1910
NBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
113
CF
1
1913
1913
MOH
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1910
1910
NBS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
2
1910
1912
CBG/NBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1907
1907
CBG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
117
CF
2
1906
1908
NCO/CBG
-0.1
0.2
0.2
-0.5
0.0
118
2B
2
1904
1905
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1906
1906
CXG
-0.1
-0.6
0.3
0.0
0.1
120
-
1
1910
1910
NBS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1909
1909
ILL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
122
-
1
1905
1905
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RP
1
1911
1911
BRG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
124
RF
3
1908
1913
MULT
-0.2
0.2
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
125
-
1
1910
1910
NBS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1906
1906
CXG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
127
RF
1
1914
1914
BAS
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
128
CF
1
1911
1911
BRG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
129
SP
3
1910
1912
BRG/NBS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
SP
2
1907
1908
CBG
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.1
0.0
131
-
1
1906
1906
CXG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
132
CF
1
1904
1904
CXG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1905
1905
BRG
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
134
3B
1
1912
1912
BRG
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
135
SS
3
1904
1906
QG/BRG
-0.2
0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.1
136
RP
1
1908
1908
CBG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
RF
1
1906
1906
CXG
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
138
RP
1
1905
1905
BRG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
139
RF
1
1908
1908
CBG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
140
-
2
1898
1900
CBG/CXG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
141
-
1
1906
1906
NCO
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
142
CF
1
1914
1914
BAS
-0.3
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
143
3B
1
1906
1906
QG
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
144
-
1
1906
1906
CXG
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
145
RP
3
1900
1905
CXG/BRG
-0.4
0.0
-0.7
0.4
0.0
146
SS
1
1914
1914
BAS
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.1
147
-
1
1913
1913
MOH
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
148
3B
6
1901
1910
MULT
-0.5
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.3
149
2B
3
1907
1911
CBG/BRG
-0.6
0.2
-0.8
0.0
0.0
150
LF
4
1900
1908
MULT
-0.6
0.1
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
151
3B
6
1906
1913
MULT
-0.7
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.1
152
-
1
1914
1914
BAS
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
153
LF
4
1906
1912
MULT
-1.0
0.1
0.3
-1.2
-0.2
154
LF
6
1898
1906
CXG/CBG
-1.1
0.0
-0.2
-0.8
-0.1
155
C
2
1909
1914
PG/BAS
-1.2
0.0
-0.3
-0.8
-0.1

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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.

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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