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Eddie Smith

Edgar Smith

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 174 lb.

Born: December 14, 1913 in Mansfield, NJ
High School: Columbus HS (Columbus, NJ)(All Transactions)
Debut: September 20, 1936 (Age 22)
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Athletics/RedSox 1936-1947

Final Game: September 20, 1947 (Age 33)
Died: January 2, 1994 in Willingboro, NJ
Buried: New Jersey Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, New Egypt, NJ
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1936 PHA AL 22 P 2 2 2 19.0 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.89 2.00 .955 1.99 1.95
1937 PHA AL 23 P 38 23 14 196.2 34 6 28 0 1 1.000 1.56 0.89 .954 2.05 2.01
1937 PHA AL 23 OF 2 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 .970 2.35
1937 PHA AL 23 CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.80
1937 PHA AL 23 LF 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .967 2.20
1938 PHA AL 24 P 43 7 0 130.2 31 10 20 1 1 .968 2.07 0.70 .952 2.11 2.06
1939 TOT AL 25 P 32 22 7 180.1 33 7 23 3 1 .909 1.50 0.94 .951 1.92 1.89
1939 PHA AL 25 P 3 0 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.96 1.90
1939 CHW AL 25 P 29 22 7 176.2 33 7 23 3 1 .909 1.53 1.03 .951 1.92 1.89
1940 CHW AL 26 P 32 28 12 207.1 40 6 32 2 2 .950 1.65 1.19 .956 2.04 2.01 3 1 25% 0
1941 CHW AL 27 P 34 33 21 263.1 62 10 51 1 3 .984 2.08 1.79 .960 2.14 2.11 2 4 67% 0 AS
1942 CHW AL 28 P 29 28 18 215.0 64 7 55 2 3 .969 2.60 2.14 .957 2.31 2.30 2 1 33% 0 AS
1943 CHW AL 29 P 25 25 14 187.2 50 6 43 1 4 .980 2.35 1.96 .963 2.27 2.30 0 1 100% 0
1946 CHW AL 32 P 24 21 3 145.1 37 2 29 6 1 .838 1.92 1.29 .951 2.01 1.99 0 1 100% 0
1947 TOT AL 33 P 23 8 0 50.1 10 2 5 3 0 .700 1.25 0.30 .954 1.91 1.90 0 0 0
1947 CHW AL 33 P 15 5 0 33.1 7 2 3 2 0 .714 1.35 0.33 .954 1.92 1.90 0 0 0
1947 BOS AL 33 P 8 3 0 17.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 1.06 0.25 .953 1.91 1.90 0 0 0
10 Seasons P 282 197 91 1595.2 365 56 290 19 16 .948 1.95 1.23 .956 2.11 2.06 7 8 53% 0% 0
1 Season OF 2 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 .970 2.35
1 Season LF 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 .967 2.20
1 Season CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.80
10 Seasons TOT 284 198 92 1595.2 368 59 290 19 16 .948 1.95 1.23 .956 2.11 2.06 7 8 53% 0% 0
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1936 PHA AL 22 P
1937 PHA AL 23 P
1937 PHA AL 23 CF
1937 PHA AL 23 LF
1938 PHA AL 24 P
1939 PHA AL 25 P
1939 CHW AL 25 P
1940 CHW AL 26 P
1941 CHW AL 27 P
1942 CHW AL 28 P
1943 CHW AL 29 P
1946 CHW AL 32 P
1947 CHW AL 33 P
1947 BOS AL 33 P
10 Seasons P
1 Season LF
1 Season CF
10 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1936 PHA AL 22 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1937 PHA AL 23 40 24 40 40 38 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0
1938 PHA AL 24 43 7 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1939 CHW AL 25 29 22 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1939 PHA AL 25 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1940 CHW AL 26 32 28 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1941 CHW AL 27 34 33 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1942 CHW AL 28 29 28 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1943 CHW AL 29 25 25 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1946 CHW AL 32 24 21 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1947 CHW AL 33 15 5 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1947 BOS AL 33 8 3 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Seasons 284 198 284 284 282 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1940 CHW AL 26 328 76% 23% 17 88% 1 0 0 0 15 11 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1941 CHW AL 27 465 81% 26% 16 94% 0 1 0 1 15 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
1942 CHW AL 28 316 87% 31% 18 94% 0 1 0 1 17 11 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 100%
1943 CHW AL 29 70 84% 36% 3 100% 0 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1946 CHW AL 32 54 96% 28% 3 100% 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1947 CHW AL 33 107 82% 23% 2 100% 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1947 BOS AL 33 48 63% 15% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Seasons 1388 81% 26% 59 93% 1 4 0 4 55 40 4 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 7 100%
MLB Averages 84% 27% 91% 87%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1938 AL  43 (3rd)

Assists as P s c a p y
1941 AL  51 (5th)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1939 AL  3 (5th)
1946 AL  6 (1st)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1937 AL  1.000 (1st)

                                         

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