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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Billy Lavern Smith
Stat Years
1977-1982  [mlb] 1981-1981
Height/Weight
6-7 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (89)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1954-09-13 in La Marque, Texas   [66.075]
High School
None listed
Colleges
Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #14 (#352 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-06-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.269)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [6]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18123 ... retro id: smitb102 ... mlbam id: 122355
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts11Walks89Hittable33SO/BB52vsPower33Hitting0Durability48Team.460Ratings Explained
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-221---243.48771000044.049221737220001.2710.020.611.434.504.503.14.333
    1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-221---132.79443000029.035169010152001.5510.860.003.104.664.971.50.250
    1977Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+/Rk----222---373.2111114000073.0843826317372001.3810.360.372.104.564.682.18.300
    1978Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-232---662.0313133000093.09744210295314041.359.390.002.815.134.261.83.500
    1978Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+----231---662.0313133000093.09744210295314041.359.390.002.815.134.261.83.500
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-253---1243.712815720131143.01697759641474141.4710.640.382.582.964.851.15.750
    1980Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----251---1243.712815720131143.01697759641474141.4710.640.382.582.964.851.15.750
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-264---522.9610102100076.0723425415303021.148.530.471.783.554.032.00.714
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27264Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.051010049120.220773330001.118.711.311.311.313.051.00.500
    1981Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----261---522.9610102100076.0723425415303021.148.530.471.783.554.032.00.714
    1981MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.121010049120.720773330001.148.911.341.341.343.121.00.500
    1982Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou27275---487.15281920190113.118310890747358032.0314.530.563.732.788.580.74.333
    1982Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----271---487.16281920190113.318310890747358032.0314.560.563.742.798.590.74.333
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)113.121010049120.720773330001.148.911.341.341.343.121.00.500
    National League Totals (1 yrs)113.121010049120.720773330001.148.911.341.341.343.121.00.500
    Minor League Totals30273.9990681831221498.360530122120149202311131.5110.930.362.693.655.441.36.526
    Minor: Rk Totals243.48771000044.049221737220001.2710.020.611.434.504.503.14.333
    Minor: A+ Totals792.21171760000122.013260300396816041.409.740.002.885.024.431.74.438
    Minor: AAA Totals21144.7266441131221332.34242191741710311215191.5911.490.462.793.045.931.09.600
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)113.121010049120.720773330001.148.911.341.341.343.121.00.500
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-22p---170000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-22p---140000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-24p---2272000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2726pL-S-E-P3102000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)102000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)102000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals382000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals272000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)102000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Daytona AstrosFSLA+23P1300.06190125251.0001.900.009.6100.09
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAA25P2800.0422102726.9630.900.0019.2100.02
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA26P1000.0480012121.0001.200.007.2100.010
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB26P10020.22301551.0000.500.259.1100.010
    1982Tucson TorosPCLAAA27P2800.0510101615.9380.500.0019.7100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)10020230111.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)660013402011.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)13006190112.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor13----------
    1980Minor28----------
    1981MLB10----------
    1981Minor10----------
    1982Minor28----------
    Totals89----------