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Dark Night Smith



William C. Smith
(Midnight; Frank)

Born: birthplace unknown


Bats:
Throws: R
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Fielding
Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
EAS
4
17.1
0
4
2
0
.667
.952
2.08
3.20
BBS
IND
6
30.2
2
9
1
0
.917
.942
3.23
3.17
HBG
IND
3
2
16.1
1
9
1
0
.909
.933
5.51
2.95
3
2
13
2
64.1
3
22
4
0
.862
.942
3.50
3.12


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
IND
7
57.2
68
3
2
2
.973
.978
11.08
10.68
0.2
2.8
0.2
1
1
7
57.2
68
3
2
2
.973
.978
11.08
10.68
0.2
2.8
0.2


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
IND
1
9.0
0
0
0
0
.944
0.00
1.69
-0.9
-105.2
-0.9
-0.1
HG
IND
2
1
5.0
0
0
0
0
.955
0.00
1.39
-0.4
-88.8
-0.4
0.0
2
2
3
1
14.0
0
0
0
0
.000
.948
0.00
1.58
-1.4
-99.3
-1.3
-0.1


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
IND
3
16.0
3
1
0
0
1.000
.952
2.25
1.60
0.8
49.0
0.4
0.4
1
1
3
16.0
3
1
0
0
1.000
.952
2.25
1.60
0.8
49.0
0.4
0.4


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
IND
2
6.2
0
0
1
0
.000
.910
0.00
3.00
-0.7
-112.0
-0.7
1
1
2
6.2
0
0
1
0
.000
.910
0.00
3.00
-0.7
-112.0
-0.7


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
HG
IND
1
BBS
IND
1
2
2
2


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBS
IND
1
5.0
0
1
2
0
.333
.931
1.80
4.95
-0.4
-71.5
-0.4
1
1
1
5.0
0
1
2
0
.333
.931
1.80
4.95
-0.4
-71.5
-0.4


Glossary
Pinch Runner
Team Lg
BBS
IND
1
1
1
1



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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