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Ford Smith



John Ford Smith
(Geronimo; Teniente)

Born: January 19, 1919 in Phoenix, AZ
Died: February 26, 1983 in Phoenix, AZ
          (64 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 198
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Notes:


• College: University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
• Buried: Greenwood Memorial Lawn Cemetery (Phoenix, AZ)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
KCM
NAL
22
RP
3
0
1.000
3
0
0
0
0
20.1
5
4
16
6
14
0
0
1.77
190
KCM
27
CF
1
2
.333
8
4
3
0
1
44.2
18
15
37
2
19
23
0
0
1
187
3.02
131
28
SP
7
3
.700
10
8
5
2
0
66.0
20
15
51
1
29
34
0
0
1
271
2.05
218
KCM
29
SP
4
3
.571
12
8
7
1
2
70.1
33
22
68
1
19
51
4
0
5
295
2.82
148
4
2
SP
15
8
.652
33
20
15
3
3
201.1
76
56
172
4
73
122
4
0
7
753
2.50
157
162 Game Average
19
10
.652
42
26
19
4
4
258.1
98
72
221
5
94
157
5
0
9
1024
2.50
157
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
14
8
.636
32
19
15
3
3
198.1
74
54
168
4
71
120
4
0
7
738
2.45
163
1
West All Stars
RP
1
0
1.000
1
1
0
0
0
3.0
2
2
4
0
2
2
0
0
0
15
6.00
46



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
KCM
NAL
22
RP
20.1
1.08
1.15
17.3%
14.8%
7.4%
6.8%
2.33
2.16
KCM
27
CF
44.2
1.25
1.40
12.3%
15.4%
10.2%
9.0%
1.21
1.67
1.1%
1.4%
28
SP
66.0
1.21
1.53
12.5%
13.2%
10.7%
9.5%
1.17
1.28
0.4%
0.5%
KCM
29
SP
70.1
1.24
1.47
17.3%
16.6%
6.4%
10.0%
2.68
1.52
0.3%
1.1%
4
2
SP
201.1
1.22
1.44
14.6%
14.1%
8.8%
9.3%
1.67
1.54
0.5%
1.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
198.1
1.21
1.45
14.7%
14.1%
8.7%
9.3%
1.69
1.54
0.5%
1.0%
1
West All Stars
RP
3.0
2.00
1.16
13.3%
14.0%
13.3%
9.1%
1.00
1.53
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
KCM
29
SP
12
295
264
33
68
15
3
1
3
0
19
51
0
5
7
11
.258
.319
.348
.668
28
SP
10
271
237
20
51
8
1
1
1
29
34
0
1
4
0
6
.215
.303
.270
.573
KCM
27
CF
8
187
162
18
37
3
0
2
2
19
23
0
1
5
4
.228
.313
.284
.597
KCM
NAL
22
RP
3
5
16
6
14
0
4
2
SP
33
753
663
76
172
26
4
4
6
0
73
122
0
7
16
0
21
.235
.312
.305
.617
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
32
738
651
74
168
25
4
4
5
0
71
120
0
7
15
21
.233
.310
.303
.612
1
West All Stars
RP
1
15
12
2
4
1
0
0
1
2
2
0
1
0
0
.333
.429
.417
.845

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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, 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