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Hilton Smith



Hilton Lee Smith
(Smitty)

Born: February 27, 1907 in Giddings, TX
Died: November 18, 1983 in Kansas City, MO
          (76 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001
• College: Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX)
• Buried: Mount Moriah & Freeman Cemetery (Kansas City, MO)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MRM
NSL
25
SP
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
6
0
2
0
0
4.76
66
BIS
IND
28
RF
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
82
KCM
IND
29
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
2.0
3
2
5
0
3
2
0
0
15
9.00
56
MULT
MULT
30
SP
14
5
.737
28
18
10
4
1
161.1
44
33
115
2
37
128
2
0
2
633
1.84
212
31
SP
10
2
.833
20
11
7
1
1
116.2
39
25
105
3
13
91
2
0
2
465
1.93
194
MULT
32
SP
8
5
.615
25
14
8
1
2
131.2
50
36
105
0
25
108
0
0
5
25
2.46
147
MULT
MULT
33
SP
8
8
.500
27
15
9
1
2
135.1
85
72
144
0
38
105
1
0
2
390
4.79
92
MULT
MULT
34
SP
13
6
.684
27
16
9
2
3
146.1
48
40
109
0
37
97
0
0
0
291
2.46
161
MULT
35
SP
6
4
.600
13
7
4
0
0
79.0
47
38
88
0
17
47
1
0
1
35
4.33
87
KCM
NAL
36
LF
3
2
.600
9
5
3
1
0
50.0
15
15
42
0
9
24
0
0
193
2.70
135
KCM
NAL
37
SP
2
5
.286
9
6
3
0
1
49.2
29
19
45
0
17
18
0
0
0
214
3.44
95
KCM
NAL
38
SP
6
4
.600
11
8
6
0
0
77.0
37
28
76
2
19
42
0
0
1
319
3.27
121
MULT
39
SP
6
2
.750
12
9
5
0
1
79.2
21
14
70
1
15
28
0
1
2
323
1.58
247
KCM
NAL
40
SP
7
4
.636
13
8
6
0
0
75.2
54
46
104
2
13
25
0
0
3
343
5.47
84
KCM
41
SP
4
2
.667
11
7
4
0
0
63.2
39
28
72
2
22
39
1
0
1
285
3.96
117
15
8
SP
87
50
.635
208
126
74
10
11
1175.2
517
400
1089
12
266
758
7
1
19
3541
3.06
131
162 Game Average
18
10
.635
42
26
15
2
3
239.1
105
81
222
4
54
154
2
1
4
995
3.06
131
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
77
41
.653
176
106
63
8
11
992.1
420
317
916
12
204
640
7
1
16
2763
2.88
135
2
vs Latin Leagues
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
104
3
vs Major Leagues
2
1
.667
6
2
2
1
0
34.0
10
7
29
0
7
23
0
3
143
1.85
174
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Monroe Monarchs
-
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.2
4
3
6
0
2
0
0
4.76
66
1
Bismarck
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
2
1
3
0
1
2
0
0
10
4.50
82
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
77
41
.653
170
104
64
9
10
983.2
407
308
902
12
204
636
6
1
16
2742
2.82
137
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2.0
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
7
0.00
0
6
West All Stars
RP
1
1
.500
7
2
0
0
0
19.0
13
9
18
0
4
16
1
0
1
87
4.26
113
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
8
8
.500
26
18
9
1
149.1
87
76
144
55
95
0
0
635
4.58
104
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
2
1
1
0
0
14.0
4
3
15
0
2
5
0
2
60
1.93
181



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MRM
NSL
25
SP
5.2
1.06
1.19
9.1%
10.4%
0.0%
6.0%
1.74
BIS
IND
28
RF
2.0
2.00
1.19
20.0%
17.9%
10.0%
5.6%
2.00
3.21
0.0%
2.1%
KCM
IND
29
SP
2.0
4.00
1.48
13.3%
12.4%
20.0%
7.5%
0.67
1.66
0.0%
0.9%
MULT
MULT
30
SP
161.1
0.94
1.31
20.2%
16.6%
5.8%
8.3%
3.46
2.06
0.3%
1.4%
31
SP
116.2
1.01
1.30
19.6%
15.5%
2.8%
9.5%
7.00
1.99
0.6%
1.2%
MULT
32
SP
131.2
0.99
1.28
20.7%
16.9%
4.8%
9.6%
4.32
1.79
0.0%
MULT
MULT
33
SP
135.1
1.34
1.47
18.1%
10.9%
6.5%
7.5%
2.76
1.44
0.0%
MULT
MULT
34
SP
146.1
1.00
1.38
16.8%
20.0%
6.4%
8.6%
2.62
1.63
0.0%
MULT
35
SP
79.0
1.33
1.35
14.0%
17.0%
5.1%
9.0%
2.76
1.76
0.0%
KCM
NAL
36
LF
50.0
1.02
1.28
12.4%
12.0%
4.7%
7.2%
2.67
1.66
0.0%
0.5%
KCM
NAL
37
SP
49.2
1.25
1.25
8.4%
12.8%
7.9%
7.4%
1.06
1.72
0.0%
0.3%
KCM
NAL
38
SP
77.0
1.23
1.35
13.2%
12.9%
6.0%
8.0%
2.21
1.61
0.6%
0.7%
MULT
39
SP
79.2
1.07
1.38
8.7%
16.2%
4.6%
8.4%
1.87
1.82
0.3%
1.4%
KCM
NAL
40
SP
75.2
1.55
1.54
7.3%
12.6%
3.8%
9.7%
1.92
1.29
0.6%
0.9%
KCM
41
SP
63.2
1.48
1.53
13.7%
13.5%
7.7%
9.3%
1.77
1.44
0.7%
1.0%
15
8
SP
1175.2
1.15
1.37
15.7%
14.0%
5.5%
8.4%
2.85
1.72
0.4%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
992.1
1.13
1.34
15.8%
14.2%
5.0%
8.1%
3.14
1.78
0.4%
0.8%
2
vs Latin Leagues
149.1
1.33
1.60
15.0%
10.9%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.07
3
vs Major Leagues
34.0
1.06
1.22
16.1%
24.0%
4.9%
8.6%
3.29
2.74
0.0%
1.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Monroe Monarchs
-
5.2
1.06
1.19
9.1%
10.4%
0.0%
6.0%
0.00
1.74
1
Bismarck
-
2.0
2.00
1.19
20.0%
17.9%
10.0%
5.6%
2.00
3.21
0.0%
2.1%
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
983.2
1.12
1.33
15.8%
14.4%
5.1%
8.1%
3.12
1.80
0.4%
0.8%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
2.0
0.50
1.35
28.6%
13.8%
0.0%
7.2%
0.00
1.91
0.0%
0.9%
6
West All Stars
RP
19.0
1.16
1.52
18.4%
16.5%
4.6%
11.3%
4.00
1.64
0.0%
1.1%
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
149.1
1.33
1.60
15.0%
10.9%
8.7%
10.3%
1.73
1.07
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
SP
14.0
1.21
1.27
8.3%
17.5%
3.3%
7.1%
2.50
2.47
0.0%
1.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRM
NSL
25
SP
1
4
6
0
2
0
BIS
IND
28
RF
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
KCM
IND
29
SP
1
15
12
3
5
1
0
0
1
3
2
0
0
0
.417
.533
.500
1.033
MULT
MULT
30
SP
28
633
584
44
115
9
5
2
10
0
37
128
0
2
10
0
14
.197
.247
.240
.487
31
SP
20
465
437
39
105
13
3
3
14
1
13
91
0
2
12
1
5
.240
.265
.304
.569
MULT
32
SP
25
25
24
50
105
1
1
0
0
0
25
108
0
5
0
0
0
4.375
2.500
4.500
7.000
MULT
MULT
33
SP
27
390
14
85
144
0
1
0
0
0
38
105
0
2
0
0
0
10.286
3.407
10.429
13.836
MULT
MULT
34
SP
27
291
29
48
109
1
0
0
2
0
37
97
0
0
1
0
0
3.759
2.212
3.793
6.005
MULT
35
SP
13
35
32
47
88
2
0
0
0
0
17
47
0
1
0
0
0
2.750
2.120
2.813
4.933
KCM
NAL
36
LF
9
193
183
15
42
8
3
0
4
9
24
0
1
.230
.266
.306
.572
KCM
NAL
37
SP
9
214
194
29
45
6
2
0
0
0
17
18
0
0
3
4
.232
.294
.284
.577
KCM
NAL
38
SP
11
319
299
37
76
7
4
2
2
19
42
1
0
10
.254
.301
.324
.625
MULT
39
SP
12
323
298
21
70
11
6
1
7
15
28
0
2
8
10
.235
.276
.322
.598
KCM
NAL
40
SP
13
343
321
54
104
10
0
2
2
13
25
0
3
6
9
.324
.356
.374
.730
KCM
41
SP
11
285
258
39
72
11
5
2
4
22
39
0
1
4
6
.279
.338
.384
.722
15
8
SP
208
3541
2694
517
1089
81
30
12
46
1
266
758
0
19
45
1
58
.245
.289
.311
.599
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
176
2763
2564
420
916
75
28
12
45
1
204
640
0
16
42
1
55
.246
.289
.311
.600
2
vs Latin Leagues
26
635
87
144
55
95
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
vs Major Leagues
6
143
130
10
29
6
2
0
1
7
23
3
3
3
.223
.279
.300
.579
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Monroe Monarchs
-
1
4
6
0
2
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Bismarck
-
1
10
9
2
3
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
.333
.400
.444
.844
13
Kansas City Monarchs
SP
170
2742
2544
407
902
74
26
12
41
0
204
636
0
16
42
56
.245
.289
.309
.597
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
1
7
7
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
6
West All Stars
RP
7
87
80
13
18
4
2
0
4
1
4
16
0
1
1
1
0
.225
.267
.325
.592
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
-
.000
.000
.000
.000
2
Algonoderos de Unión Laguna
SP
26
635
87
144
55
95
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
SP
2
60
54
4
15
2
2
0
1
2
5
2
2
2
.278
.328
.389
.716

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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, 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