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Dark Night Smith



William C. Smith
(Midnight; Frank)

Born: birthplace unknown


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Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBS
EAS
SP
4
8
7
2
3
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
1
.429
.429
.857
1.286
212
BBS
IND
1B
21
60
52
9
10
0
1
0
5
5
5
0
3
.192
.263
.231
.494
45
HBG
IND
SP
3
8
8
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.375
.750
128
HG
IND
LF
2
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
162
4
3
RP
30
79
70
12
17
1
1
1
7
6
5
0
4
0
.243
.293
.329
.622
75
162 Game Average
427
378
65
92
5
5
5
38
32
27
0
22
0
.243
.293
.329
.622
75
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Baltimore Black Sox
RP
25
68
59
11
13
0
1
1
6
6
5
0
4
.220
.281
.305
.586
65
1
Harrisburg Giants
RP
3
8
8
1
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.375
.375
.375
.750
128
1
Homestead Grays
LF
2
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
162



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBS
EAS
8
.479
.356
0.0%
8.2%
12.5%
1.1%
.429
.132
BBS
IND
60
.233
.316
8.3%
7.3%
0.0%
0.9%
.038
.097
HBG
IND
8
.364
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
HG
IND
3
.449
.369
0.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.333
.065
4
3
79
.280
.322
6.3%
7.5%
1.3%
0.9%
.086
.096
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Baltimore Black Sox
68
.262
.321
7.4%
7.4%
1.5%
0.9%
.085
.101
1
Harrisburg Giants
8
.364
.314
0.0%
7.5%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
1
Homestead Grays
3
.449
.369
0.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.2%
.333
.065

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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