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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Lorne Smith
Stat Years
1976-1983  [mlb] 1982-1982
Height/Weight
6-3 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (540) ... 3B (37) ... 2B (4) ... P (3)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
University (Waco,TX)
Colleges
Long Beach State University (Long Beach, California)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #6 (#140 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-04-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.216)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [4] PIT [2] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18174 ... retro id: smitj101 ... mlbam id: 122414
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1976BluefieldAppRk----21ss---1702624676141535000000000.290.290.408.69826210720.000.118.0000.000.000.0052.41.9126.3
    1977Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-22ss---21254245185141104166467852400.200.284.309.59348113125.217.109.2219.5616.221.7042.42.0829.4
    1978Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-23ss---31022903764110526133658114200.221.307.310.6173439016.207.089.25810.5016.911.6158.01.4625.0
    1979Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-24ss---41304044896152434524476311300.238.315.314.62946512721.193.076.2819.4616.341.73101.00.8621.9
    1980Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-25ss-3b---589290237117153402175713400.245.285.362.64731510523.169.117.2845.4018.103.3558.01.5932.4
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-26ss---612938653971651051213357114500.251.308.396.70443915331.233.145.2697.5212.981.7338.62.2832.0
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1127ssL-S-E-P742425102104015704100.238.313.333.64652143.190.095.2789.6213.461.400.00.0030.0
    1983Denver BearsAmerAAAcha-28ss---894319559317474503355373520.292.369.436.80536913928.245.144.3269.4914.361.5145.61.9030.1
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)42425102104015704100.238.313.333.64652143.190.095.2789.6213.461.400.00.0030.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)42425102104015704100.238.313.333.64652143.190.095.2789.6213.461.400.00.0030.0
    Minor League Totals73923753135821041446266141721137918472320.245.309.359.6682674852164.201.114.2727.8914.171.8051.61.7228.2
    Minor: Rk Totals702624676141535000000000.290.290.408.69826210720.118.118.2760.000.000.0052.41.9126.3
    Minor: AA Totals1254245185141104166467852400.200.284.309.59348113125.217.109.2219.5616.221.7042.42.0829.4
    Minor: AAA Totals544168921642176123119081116530113451920.249.318.364.6821931614119.210.115.2838.5415.591.8254.51.6128.3
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)42425102104015704100.238.313.333.64652143.190.095.2789.6213.461.400.00.0030.0
    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
    1978Rochester Red WingsILAAA23SS10200.01473532563525500.9524.900.0072.9100.01
    1978Rochester Red WingsILAAA23P300.04300771.0002.300.002.12.914
    1979Rochester Red WingsILAAA24SS13000.02403582666624598.9584.600.0093.5100.01
    1980Rochester Red WingsILAAA253B3600.03153859284.9132.300.0025.940.42
    1980Rochester Red WingsILAAA25SS5900.080139718226219.9693.700.0042.466.32
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAA262B100.02200441.0004.000.000.70.85
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAA26SS12800.02082871054505495.9803.900.0093.499.21
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB272B300.0321165.8331.700.001.97.12
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB273B100.00100111.0001.000.000.62.46
    1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27SS2900.03147698478.9292.700.0017.969.02
    1983Denver BearsAmerAAA28SS9200.01482871863453435.9604.700.0068.797.91
    MLB Totals - (2B)300321165.8331.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)29003147698478.9292.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)1002200441.0004.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)36003153859284.9132.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)5110082314248626423332247.9634.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)3004300771.0002.300.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor3----102-----
    1979Minor-----130-----
    1980Minor----3659-----
    1981Minor---1-128-----
    1982MLB---3129-----
    1983Minor-----92-----
    Totals3--437540-----