Frank Smith Stats

Frank Smith was born on Tuesday, October 28, 1879, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Smith was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 22, 1904, with the Chicago White Sox. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Frank Smith baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Frank Elmer Smith
Nickname:
Piano Mover
Born On:
10-28-1879  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-03-1952 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cemetery:
Minersville Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
High School:
Grove City College (Grove City, PA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
194
First Game:
04-22-1904 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-30-1915
Draft:
Not Applicable

Frank Smith

Frank Smith Pitching Stats

1904 25 White Sox 26 23 3 16 9 .640 2.09 22 4 0 202.1 800 157 47 62 0 58 - 107 12 12 1 -
1905 26 White Sox 39 31 6 19 13 .594 2.13 27 4 0 291.2 1,151 215 69 97 0 107 - 171 13 8 0 -
1906 27 White Sox 20 13 7 5 5 .500 3.39 8 1 1 122.0 507 124 46 58 3 37 - 53 5 5 0 -
1907 28 White Sox 41 37 4 23 10 .697 2.47 29 3 0 310.0 1,263 280 85 105 3 111 - 139 12 2 1 -
1908 29 White Sox 41 35 5 16 17 .485 2.03 24 3 1 297.2 1,126 213 67 96 2 73 - 129 7 2 0 -
1909 30 White Sox 51 40 10 25 17 .595 1.80 37 7 1 365.0 1,376 278 73 104 1 70 - 177 6 6 0 -
1910 31 White Sox 19 15 4 4 9 .308 2.03 9 3 0 128.2 489 91 29 43 1 40 - 50 1 2 0 -
1910 31 Red Sox 4 3 1 1 2 .333 4.82 2 0 0 28.0 106 22 15 19 0 11 - 8 0 1 0 -
1911 32 Red Sox 1 1 0 0 0 .000 15.43 0 0 0 2.1 15 6 4 4 0 3 - 1 2 0 0 -
1911 32 Reds 34 18 14 10 14 .417 3.98 10 0 1 176.1 742 198 78 112 1 55 - 67 2 3 1 -
1912 33 Reds 7 3 2 1 1 .500 6.35 1 0 0 22.2 112 34 16 25 1 15 - 5 1 0 0 -
1914 35 Terrapins 39 22 10 10 8 .556 2.99 9 1 2 174.2 742 180 58 86 8 47 - 83 5 0 0 -
1915 36 Terrapins 17 9 6 4 4 .500 4.67 2 0 0 88.2 377 108 46 53 5 31 - 37 0 0 0 -
1915 36 Tip-Tops 15 5 6 5 2 .714 3.14 4 1 0 63.0 256 69 22 31 2 18 - 24 0 0 1 -
11 Years 354 255 78 139 111 .556 2.59 184 27 6 2,273.0 9,062 1,975 655 895 27 676 - 1,051 66 41 4 -

Frank Smith

Frank Smith Hitting Stats

1904 25 White Sox 26 72 8 18 5 0 0 0 6 4 - 21 3 0 1 - .250 .299 .319
1905 26 White Sox 41 106 11 24 6 0 1 0 11 7 - 30 1 0 4 - .226 .299 .311
1906 27 White Sox 20 41 6 12 2 2 0 0 6 3 - 6 2 0 1 - .293 .356 .439
1907 28 White Sox 42 92 11 18 3 0 0 0 11 16 - 28 6 0 2 - .196 .327 .228
1908 29 White Sox 43 106 15 20 7 0 0 0 10 5 - 36 6 0 1 - .189 .232 .255
1909 30 White Sox 53 127 11 22 6 3 0 0 20 10 - 31 5 0 2 - .173 .245 .268
1910 31 White Sox 24 43 4 8 3 0 0 0 5 5 - 16 2 0 1 - .186 .286 .256
1910 31 Red Sox 4 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 1 0 1 - .111 .273 .111
1911 32 Red Sox 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 - .000 1.000 .000
1911 32 Reds 35 56 3 12 2 2 0 0 6 4 - 14 5 0 0 - .214 .267 .321
1912 33 Reds 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 1 0 0 0 - .000 .250 .000
1914 35 Terrapins 41 59 4 12 4 1 0 0 3 3 - 21 3 0 0 - .203 .242 .305
1915 36 Terrapins 17 29 2 5 2 1 1 0 4 0 - 7 1 0 0 - .172 .172 .414
1915 36 Tip-Tops 15 20 3 4 1 0 0 0 3 3 - 5 1 0 0 - .200 .304 .250
11 Years 369 766 81 156 41 9 2 0 85 64 - 217 36 0 13 - .204 .276 .289

Frank Smith

Frank Smith Fielding Stats

1904 White Sox P 26 23 607 75 2.9 68 15 53 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .907 3.02
1905 White Sox P 39 31 875 107 2.7 104 27 77 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .972 3.21
1906 White Sox P 20 13 366 50 2.5 48 6 42 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .960 3.54
1907 White Sox P 41 37 930 134 3.3 129 20 109 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .963 3.75
1908 White Sox P 41 35 893 126 3.1 124 23 101 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .984 3.75
1909 White Sox P 51 40 1,095 184 3.6 180 26 154 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .978 4.44
1910 White Sox P 19 15 386 76 4.0 72 13 59 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .947 5.04
1910 Red Sox P 4 3 84 10 2.5 10 1 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.21
1911 Red Sox P 1 1 7 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.71
1911 Reds P 34 18 529 88 2.6 82 16 66 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .932 4.19
1912 Reds P 7 3 68 7 1.0 6 3 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 2.38
1914 Terrapins LF 1 - - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1914 Terrapins P 39 22 524 69 1.8 67 10 57 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 3.45
1915 Terrapins P 17 9 266 32 1.9 31 2 29 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .969 3.15
1915 Tip-Tops P 15 5 189 26 1.7 26 5 21 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.71
P Totals 354 255 6,819 986 2.8 949 167 782 37 22 n/a n/a n/a .962 3.76
LF Totals 1 0 0 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
11 Years 355 255 6,819 987 2.8 950 168 782 37 22 n/a n/a n/a .963 3.76

Frank Smith

Frank Smith Miscellaneous Stats

1904 White Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.4 12.0 1.84 4.76 2.58
1905 White Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 106.0 3.5 9.6 1.60 5.28 3.30
1906 White Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.8 6.8 1.43 3.91 2.73
1907 White Sox 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 8.4 1.25 4.04 3.22
1908 White Sox 1 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 10.6 1.77 3.90 2.21
1909 White Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 6.4 2.53 4.36 1.73
1910 White Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.7 8.6 1.25 3.50 2.80
1910 Red Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.73 2.57 3.54
1911 Red Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.33 3.86 11.57
1911 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 9.3 1.22 3.42 2.81
1912 Reds 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.33 1.99 5.96
1914 Terrapins 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 19.7 1.77 4.28 2.42
1915 Terrapins 0 - - 0 0 n/a 29.0 4.1 7.3 1.19 3.76 3.15
1915 Tip-Tops 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 6.7 1.33 3.43 2.57
11 Years 3 - - 0 0 n/a 383.0 3.5 9.0 1.55 4.16 2.68

Frank Smith

Frank Smith Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1904 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1905 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1906 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1907 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1908 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1909 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1910 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1910 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1911 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1911 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Cincinnati Reds n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 Baltimore Terrapins n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 Baltimore Terrapins n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 Brooklyn Tip-Tops n/a Undetermined n/a -
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Frank Elmer Smith was a Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Chicago White Sox (1904-1910), Boston Red Sox (1910-1911), Cincinnati Reds (1911-1912), Baltimore Terrapins (1914-1915), and Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1915). Frank was nicknamed Piano Mover because that was actual job during the off-season!

Frank Smith Baseball Card

Frank Smith Baseball Card | 1910 Turkey Red Baseball Card (#118) | Baseball Almanac Collection

Frank Smith did not surrender a single home run to any batter he faced in 1904 (26 games pitched), his rookie season, or 1905 (39 games pitched), when he pitched his first of two career no-hitters ! The newspaper story for his first no-no appears here on Baseball Almanac , the second in Pale Hose history. Do you know who preceded the Piano Mover? [ Answer ]

Frank Smith No Hitter Chicago White Sox

Frank Smith No Hitter | The Inter Ocean | September 7, 1905 | Page 5

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