Willie Smith Stats

Willie Smith was born on Saturday, February 11, 1939, in Anniston, Alabama. Smith was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 18, 1963, with the Detroit Tigers. 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 Willie Smith baseball stats page.

"I really thought the world of Willie Smith. Willie was an exceptional hitter, but he also was an exceptional teammate." - Chicago Cubs Shortstop / Teammate Don Kessinger in The Anniston Star (AP Wire, 01/18/2006)
Willie Smith

Willie Smith Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#318 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1970top01' title='1970 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Willie Smith Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#318 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Willie Smith
Nickname:
Wonderful Willie
Born On:
02-11-1939  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Anniston, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-16-2006 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Anniston, Alabama
Cemetery:
Maple Grove Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama
High School:
Carbon Hill High School (Carbon Hill, AL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
06-18-1963 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-26-1971
Draft:
Not Applicable
Willie Smith

Willie Smith Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1963 24 Tigers 11 2 4 1 0 1.000 4.57 0 0 2 21.2 99 24 11 13 2 13 2 16 0 0 1 -
1964 25 Angels 15 1 3 1 4 .200 2.84 0 0 0 31.2 134 34 10 13 5 10 1 20 2 1 0 -
1968 29 Indians 2 0 2 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 5.0 17 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 -
1968 29 Cubs 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 2.2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
3 Years 29 3 10 2 4 .333 3.10 0 0 2 61.0 258 60 21 26 7 24 3 39 3 1 1 -
Willie Smith

Willie Smith Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1963 24 Tigers 17 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125
1964 25 Angels 118 359 46 108 14 6 11 1 51 8 1 39 1 3 2 8 .301 .317 .465
1965 26 Angels 136 459 52 120 14 9 14 0 57 32 10 60 1 5 1 5 .261 .308 .423
1966 27 Angels 90 195 18 36 3 2 1 0 20 12 2 37 2 3 3 0 .185 .239 .236
1967 28 Indians 21 32 0 7 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 10 0 0 0 1 .219 .242 .281
1968 29 Indians 33 42 1 6 2 0 0 0 3 3 2 14 0 1 1 1 .143 .213 .190
1968 29 Cubs 55 142 13 39 8 2 5 0 25 12 2 33 1 1 1 1 .275 .333 .465
1969 30 Cubs 103 195 21 48 9 1 9 0 25 25 3 49 2 1 0 3 .246 .330 .441
1970 31 Cubs 87 167 15 36 9 1 5 0 24 11 0 32 2 1 1 2 .216 .267 .371
1971 32 Reds 31 55 3 9 2 0 1 0 4 3 0 9 0 0 0 4 .164 .207 .255
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
9 Years 691 1,654 171 410 63 21 46 1 211 107 20 284 9 15 9 25 .248 .295 .395
Willie Smith

Willie Smith Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1963 Tigers P 11 2 65 5 0.5 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.08
1964 Angels CF 3 2 48 4 1.3 3 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.69
1964 Angels LF 57 50 1,347 83 1.5 81 79 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.62
1964 Angels P 15 1 95 7 0.5 7 1 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.99
1964 Angels RF 31 28 753 49 1.6 49 49 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.76
1965 Angels 1B 2 1 36 12 6.0 11 9 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .917 8.25
1965 Angels LF 122 108 2,928 210 1.7 206 196 10 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.90
1965 Angels RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1966 Angels LF 32 26 657 39 1.2 38 36 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.56
1966 Angels RF 22 14 366 26 1.2 25 23 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .962 1.84
1967 Indians 1B 3 1 30 8 2.7 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.20
1967 Indians LF 4 3 81 5 1.3 4 4 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 1.33
1968 Indians 1B 7 4 129 53 7.6 53 51 2 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.09
1968 Indians LF 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1968 Indians P 2 0 15 2 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1968 Cubs 1B 4 1 45 17 4.3 17 16 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.20
1968 Cubs LF 38 36 843 41 1.1 41 40 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.31
1968 Cubs P 1 0 8 3 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.13
1969 Cubs 1B 24 16 456 169 7.0 168 159 9 1 14 n/a n/a n/a .994 9.95
1969 Cubs LF 32 30 636 31 1.0 29 29 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .935 1.23
1969 Cubs RF 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1970 Cubs 1B 43 32 906 331 7.7 329 318 11 2 32 n/a n/a n/a .994 9.80
1970 Cubs LF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1971 Reds 1B 10 9 240 89 8.9 89 80 9 0 10 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.01
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 287 254 6,522 410 1.4 400 385 15 10 2 n/a n/a n/a .976 1.66
1B Totals 93 64 1,842 679 7.3 675 641 34 4 62 n/a n/a n/a .994 9.89
RF Totals 55 42 1,122 75 1.4 74 72 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .987 1.78
P Totals 29 3 183 17 0.6 17 5 12 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.51
CF Totals 3 2 48 4 1.3 3 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.69
9 Years 467 365 9,717 1,185 2.5 1,169 1,106 63 16 66 n/a n/a n/a .986 3.25
Willie Smith

Willie Smith Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1963 Tigers 0 0 .000 2 5 n/a 0.0 8.0 0.0 1.23 6.65 5.40
1964 Angels 7 5 .583 23 5 n/a 32.6 9.2 7.0 2.00 5.68 2.84
1965 Angels 9 8 .529 26 0 n/a 32.8 7.7 8.1 - - -
1966 Angels 1 0 1.000 47 0 n/a 195.0 5.3 9.8 - - -
1967 Indians 0 2 .000 16 1 n/a 0.0 3.2 16.0 - - -
1968 Indians 0 0 .000 25 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 14.0 1.00 1.80 1.80
1968 Cubs 0 0 .000 16 0 n/a 28.4 4.3 5.7 0.00 6.75 0.00
1969 Cubs 1 0 1.000 51 0 n/a 21.7 4.0 7.8 - - -
1970 Cubs 2 1 .667 46 1 n/a 33.4 5.2 7.0 - - -
1971 Reds 0 0 .000 22 0 n/a 55.0 6.1 13.8 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
9 Years 20 16 .556 274 12 n/a 36.0 5.8 7.8 1.63 5.75 3.54
Willie Smith

Willie Smith Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1963 Detroit Tigers 33 Undetermined - -
1964 Los Angeles Angels 35 $6,300.00 - -
1965 Los Angeles Angels 35 $15,000.00 - -
1966 California Angels 35 $16,000.00 - -
1967 Cleveland Indians 22 Undetermined - -
1968 Cleveland Indians 22 Undetermined - -
1968 Chicago Cubs 25 $11,250.00 - -
1969 Chicago Cubs 25 Undetermined - -
1970 Chicago Cubs 25 Undetermined - -
1971 Cincinnati Reds 20 Undetermined - -


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