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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Keith Lavarne Smith
Stat Years
1972-1981  [mlb] 1977-1980
Height/Weight
5-9 / 178
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (316)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1953-05-03 in Palmetto, Florida   [67.095]
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #4 (#48 overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-08-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.091)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [3] TEX [2] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18179 ... retro id: smitk101 ... mlbam id: 122422
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1972GenevaNYPLA-----19of---169288507864126000000000.271.271.330.6012889511.000.059.0000.000.000.00288.00.3514.1
    1974GastoniaWcarA----21of---213149673141187673000000000.284.284.385.66949619131.000.101.0000.000.000.0082.71.2122.0
    1975PittsfieldNYPLA-----22of---31013383184107230000000000.249.249.337.58633811419.000.088.0000.000.000.00169.00.5922.6
    1976SacramentoPCLAAA----23of---4111403711312002373000000000.325.325.546.87140322043.000.221.0000.000.000.0017.55.7132.8
    1977Tucson TorosPCLAAAtex-24of---5104421941362451977146312863500.323.374.539.91346622748.309.216.3096.656.010.9022.24.0835.3
    1977Texas RangersALMLBtex2624ofL-S-E-P5236713164026204725000.239.301.388.68978266.239.149.2415.138.971.7533.52.5637.5
    1978Tucson TorosPCLAAAtex-25of---6120466781442481069135253865600.309.348.459.80750821442.221.150.3164.927.481.5246.61.9729.2
    1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-26of---7119448771571749613011212801300.350.377.467.84447320930.205.117.3574.445.921.3349.81.9019.1
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln326ofL-S-E-P7613130000010100000.231.231.231.4621330-0.077.000.2500.007.690.000.00.000.0
    1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-27of---8692713980102532226191620200.295.344.402.74629410917.236.107.2986.465.440.8454.21.7021.2
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3,1127ofL-S-E-P82431341002002200012.129.182.161.3433351.097.032.1386.066.061.000.00.0025.0
    1981Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-28of---9651631635812216391112200.215.257.313.5701775111.172.098.2175.086.211.2281.51.1331.4
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-28of---922816173004314910000.210.256.247.50386203.111.037.2364.6510.472.250.00.0017.6
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)53111172350282161025012.207.261.306.567124347.162.099.2124.848.061.6755.51.6130.4
    National League Totals (2 yrs)3044471002012300012.159.196.182.3784681.045.023.1714.356.521.500.00.0014.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)236713164026204725000.239.301.388.68978266.239.149.2415.138.971.7533.52.5637.5
    Minor League Totals911337553510031403877466883210913016111800.297.321.430.75135291450255.181.133.2913.093.681.1943.82.1825.4
    Minor: A- Totals170626811621611356000000000.259.259.334.59362620930.075.075.2550.000.000.00208.70.4818.5
    Minor: A Totals13149673141187673000000000.284.284.385.66949619131.101.101.2760.000.000.0082.71.2122.0
    Minor: AAA Totals61022533817001062068337883210913016111800.311.344.466.81024071050194.229.155.3054.535.401.1933.12.8327.7
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)3044471002012300012.159.196.182.3784681.045.023.1714.356.521.500.00.0014.3
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)236713164026204725000.239.301.388.68978266.239.149.2415.138.971.7533.52.5637.5
    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
    1977Texas RangersALMLB24OF2200.0381104039.9751.800.0013.695.76
    1978Tucson TorosPCLAAA25OF11400.01936104209199.9521.700.0081.495.03
    1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA26OF7500.0135330141138.9791.800.0055.163.03
    1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26OF500.01410015151.0003.000.003.183.38
    1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA27OF4200.07200072721.0001.700.0030.960.93
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27OF700.01000010101.0001.400.004.329.28
    1981Rochester Red WingsILAAA28OF4200.0650206765.9701.500.0030.264.66
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA28OF900.01700017171.0001.900.006.640.97
    MLB Totals - (OF)3400622106564.9851.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)282004829154506491.9701.700.000.00.00
    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
    1977MLB---------22-
    1978Minor---------114-
    1979MLB---------5-
    1979Minor---------75-
    1980MLB---------7-
    1980Minor---------42-
    1981Minor---------51-
    Totals---------316-