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Willie Smith

Willie Smith
Wonderful Willie

Positions: First Baseman, Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 182 lb.

Born: February 11, 1939 in Anniston, Alabama, United States
Died: January 16, 2006 in Anniston, Alabama, United States
High School: Carbon Hill HS (Carbon Hill, AL)

Major League Stats

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1960 21 -0.8 Duluth-Superior NORL C DET 44 96 91 6 27 2 0 1 10 0 3 8 .297 .326 .352 .678 32 1 1 0
1961 22 -2.0 Knoxville SALL A DET 68 127 115 9 25 2 1 1 12 0 9 12 .217 .268 .278 .546 32 0 0 3 0
1962 23 -0.3 Knoxville SALL A DET 71 166 147 23 40 7 1 1 23 1 12 12 .272 .319 .354 .673 52 0 3 4 0
1963 24 -2.4 Syracuse IL AAA DET 50 89 79 10 30 4 1 1 13 0 0 6 11 .380 .419 .494 .912 39 0 3 1
1963 24 -3.7 DET AL MLB DET 17 8 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0 0 0
1964 25 -1.5 Syracuse IL AAA DET 2 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333 5 0 0 0
1964 25 -2.5 LAA AL MLB LAA 118 373 359 46 108 14 6 11 51 7 5 8 39 .301 .317 .465 .782 167 8 2 1 3 1
1965 26 -1.3 CAL AL MLB CAL 136 498 459 52 120 14 9 14 57 9 8 32 60 .261 .308 .423 .731 194 5 1 1 5 10
1966 27 -0.2 CAL AL MLB CAL 90 215 195 18 36 3 2 1 20 1 0 12 37 .185 .239 .236 .475 46 0 3 2 3 2
1967 28 1.4 Portland PCL AAA CLE 119 452 413 60 121 29 5 17 56 2 5 36 59 .293 .347 .511 .858 211 0 0 3
1967 28 0.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 21 33 32 0 7 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 10 .219 .242 .281 .524 9 1 0 0 0 0
1968 29 1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-CLE 88 204 184 14 45 10 2 5 28 0 0 15 47 .245 .305 .402 .708 74 2 2 1 2 4
1968 29 1.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 33 47 42 1 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 14 .143 .213 .190 .403 8 1 1 0 1 2
1968 29 1.1 CHC NL MLB CHC 55 157 142 13 39 8 2 5 25 0 0 12 33 .275 .333 .465 .798 66 1 1 1 1 2
1969 30 2.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 103 223 195 21 48 9 1 9 25 1 0 25 49 .246 .330 .441 .771 86 3 0 2 1 3
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1970 31 3.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 87 182 167 15 36 9 1 5 24 2 1 11 32 .216 .267 .371 .638 62 2 1 2 1 0
1971 32 6.7 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 77 295 259 50 91 15 3 8 43 1 1 33 48 .351 .425 .525 .950 136 1 1 1
1971 32 4.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 31 58 55 3 9 2 0 1 4 0 0 3 9 .164 .207 .255 .461 14 4 0 0 0 0
1972 33 5.4 Nankai JPPL Fgn 120 456 420 51 107 15 0 24 66 3 1 31 76 .255 .305 .462 .767 194 10 1 0 4 2
1973 34 6.0 Nankai JPPL Fgn 50 137 120 14 33 2 0 5 24 0 0 16 25 .275 .358 .417 .774 50 4 0 0 1 3
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 691 1794 1654 171 410 63 21 46 211 20 16 107 284 .248 .295 .395 .689 653 25 9 9 15 20
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 431 1228 1107 159 336 59 11 30 158 4 6 99 150 .304 .358 .458 .816 507 2 8 12 0
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 170 593 540 65 140 17 0 29 90 3 1 47 101 .259 .317 .452 .769 244 14 1 0 5 5
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1292 3615 3301 395 886 139 32 105 459 27 23 253 535 .268 .320 .425 .745 1404 39 12 17 32 25
A (2 seasons) Minors 139 293 262 32 65 9 2 2 35 1 21 24 .248 .297 .321 .617 84 0 3 7 0
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 248 839 754 121 244 48 9 27 113 3 6 75 118 .324 .383 .519 .902 391 1 4 5
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1946 -- Cincinnati INDP Non 1 0 1.000 4.50 1 0 0 6.0 5 3 2 3 0 0 1.167 7.5 3.0 4.5 1.50
1948 -- Homestead NNL NgM 0 0 11.25 0 0 0 4.0 6 5 3 1 0 0 2.250 13.5 6.8 2.2 0.33
1960 21 -0.3 Duluth-Superior NORL C DET 10 6 .625 2.96 3.66 20 17 10 2 140.0 105 57 46 8 105 143 1 1 7 1.500 6.8 0.5 6.8 9.2 1.36
1961 22 -1.9 Knoxville SALL A DET 13 11 .542 3.20 4.22 30 29 17 1 211.0 162 99 75 12 93 3 153 7 2 9 1.209 6.9 0.5 4.0 6.5 1.65
1962 23 0.0 Knoxville SALL A DET 10 7 .588 3.60 4.35 25 16 7 2 120.0 103 58 48 6 61 2 94 1 0 8 1.367 7.7 0.4 4.6 7.0 1.54
1963 24 -2.2 Syracuse IL AAA DET 14 2 .875 2.11 2.30 19 17 14 4 145.0 129 37 34 7 41 1 92 2 0 3 1.172 8.0 0.4 2.5 5.7 2.24
1963 24 -3.7 DET AL MLB DET 1 0 1.000 4.57 5.40 11 2 4 0 0 2 21.2 24 13 11 2 13 2 16 0 1 0 99 1.708 10.0 0.8 5.4 6.6 1.23
1964 25 -0.6 Syracuse IL AAA DET 0 1 .000 4.50 6.00 1 1 1 0 6.0 8 4 3 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1.500 12.0 1.5 1.5 4.5 3.00
1964 25 -2.2 LAA AL MLB LAA 1 4 .200 2.84 3.69 15 1 3 0 0 0 31.2 34 13 10 5 10 1 20 1 0 2 134 1.389 9.7 1.4 2.8 5.7 2.00
1967 28 2.4 Portland PCL AAA CLE 2 0 1.000 0.75 1.50 5 0 0 0 12.0 9 2 1 0 5 1 12 0 0 2 1.167 6.8 0.0 3.8 9.0 2.40
1968 29 1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CLE-CHC 0 0 0.00 0.00 3 0 3 0 0 0 7.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 25 0.391 2.3 0.0 1.2 3.5 3.00
1968 29 2.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 0 0 0.00 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 17 0.600 3.6 0.0 1.8 1.8 1.00
1968 29 1.6 CHC NL MLB CHC 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.8
1971 32 7.0 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0.500 0.0 0.0 4.5 18.0 4.00
1972 33 6.5 Nankai JPPL Fgn 0 1 .000 81.00 81.00 2 1 0 0 0 0.1 1 3 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 9.000 27.0 0.0 54.0 27.0 0.50
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2 4 .333 3.10 3.84 29 3 10 0 0 2 61.0 60 26 21 7 24 3 39 1 1 3 258 1.377 8.9 1.0 3.5 5.8 1.63
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 49 27 .645 2.93 3.64 101 80 49 9 0 636.0 516 257 207 34 307 8 501 11 3 29 1.294 7.3 0.5 4.3 7.1 1.63
NLB (2 seasons) NLB 1 0 1.000 7.20 1 0 0 10.0 11 8 5 4 0 0 1.600 9.9 4.5 3.6 0.80
All Levels (11 Seasons) 52 32 .619 3.74 132 85 10 49 9 2 707.1 588 294 231 41 338 11 545 13 4 32 263 1.309 7.5 4.3 6.9 1.61
A (2 seasons) Minors 23 18 .561 3.34 4.27 55 45 24 3 331.0 265 157 123 18 154 5 247 8 2 17 1.266 7.2 0.5 4.2 6.7 1.60
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 16 3 .842 2.07 2.35 26 18 15 4 0 165.0 146 43 38 8 48 3 111 2 0 5 1.176 8.0 0.4 2.6 6.1 2.31
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1960 21 Duluth-Superior NORL C DET P 20 17 2 12 3 3 .824 0.70
1961 22 Knoxville SALL A DET P 30 57 6 49 2 1 .965 1.83
1962 23 Knoxville SALL A DET P 25 34 7 23 4 0 .882 1.20
1963 24 Syracuse IL AAA DET P 20 35 7 27 1 2 .971 1.70
1963 24 DET AL MLB DET P 11 22.0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 2.05 0.45
1964 25 Syracuse IL AAA DET P 1
1964 25 LAA AL MLB LAA CF 3
1964 25 LAA AL MLB LAA LF 58
1964 25 LAA AL MLB LAA OF 87 717.0 133 128 2 3 0 .977 1.63 1.49
1964 25 LAA AL MLB LAA P 15 32.0 7 1 6 0 1 1.000 1.97 0.47
1964 25 LAA AL MLB LAA RF 31
1965 26 CAL AL MLB CAL 1B 2 12.0 12 9 2 1 1 .917 8.25 5.50
1965 26 CAL AL MLB CAL LF 123
1965 26 CAL AL MLB CAL OF 123 977.0 201 187 10 4 1 .980 1.81 1.60
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1965 26 CAL AL MLB CAL RF 1
1966 27 CAL AL MLB CAL LF 32
1966 27 CAL AL MLB CAL OF 52 341.0 77 71 4 2 1 .974 1.98 1.44
1966 27 CAL AL MLB CAL RF 22
1967 28 Portland PCL AAA CLE 1B 107 920 834 75 11 79 .988 8.50
1967 28 Portland PCL AAA CLE OF 5 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
1967 28 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 3 10.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 7.20 2.67
1967 28 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 4
1967 28 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 4 27.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 1.33 1.00
1968 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CLE-CHC 1B 11 58.0 70 67 3 0 5 1.000 10.86 6.36
1968 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-CLE LF 39
1968 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-CLE OF 39 289.0 44 43 1 0 0 1.000 1.37 1.13
1968 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CLE-CHC P 3 8.0 5 3 2 0 1 1.000 5.62 1.67
1968 29 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 7 43.0 53 51 2 0 5 1.000 11.09 7.57
1968 29 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 1
1968 29 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 1 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 1.00
1968 29 CLE AL MLB CLE P 2 5.0 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 3.60 1.00
1968 29 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 4 15.0 17 16 1 0 0 1.000 10.20 4.25
1968 29 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 38
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1968 29 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 38 281.0 43 42 1 0 0 1.000 1.38 1.13
1968 29 CHC NL MLB CHC P 1 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 3.00
1969 30 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 24 153.0 169 159 9 1 14 .994 9.88 7.00
1969 30 CHC NL MLB CHC LF 32
1969 30 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 33 212.0 28 26 0 2 0 .929 1.10 0.79
1969 30 CHC NL MLB CHC RF 1
1970 31 CHC NL MLB CHC 1B 43 302.0 331 318 11 2 32 .994 9.80 7.65
1970 31 CHC NL MLB CHC OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1970 31 CHC NL MLB CHC RF 1
1971 32 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 1B 58 488 449 38 1 41 .998 8.40
1971 32 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN OF 13 25 24 0 1 0 .960 1.85
1971 32 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1971 32 CIN NL MLB CIN 1B 10 80.0 89 80 9 0 10 1.000 10.01 8.90
1972 33 Nankai JPPL Fgn 1B 6
1972 33 Nankai JPPL Fgn OF 111
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1972 33 Nankai JPPL Fgn P 2
1973 34 Nankai JPPL Fgn 1B 29
1973 34 Nankai JPPL Fgn OF 8
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 1B 93 615.0 679 641 34 4 62 .994 9.88 7.26
MLB (6 seasons) MLB LF 288
MLB (7 seasons) MLB OF 339 2565.0 488 459 17 12 2 .975 1.67 1.40
MLB (3 seasons) MLB P 29 62.0 17 5 12 0 2 1.000 2.47 0.59
MLB (5 seasons) MLB RF 56
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 1B 165 1408 1283 113 12 120 .991 8.46
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 18 34 33 0 1 0 .971 1.83
Minors (6 seasons) Minors P 97 143 22 111 10 6
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 1B 35
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign OF 119
All Levels (8 Seasons) 1B 293 615.0 2087 1924 147 16 182
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 288
All Levels (10 Seasons) OF 476 2565.0 522 492 17 13 2
All Levels (8 Seasons) P 128 62.0 160 27 123 10 8
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 56
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: f741d5af

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.