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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kenneth Earl Smith
Stat Years
1976-1986  [mlb] 1981-1983
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
1B (477) ... SS (133) ... OF (85) ... P (11) ... C (1)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1958-02-12 in Youngstown, Ohio   [62.252]
High School
East (Youngstown,OH)
Colleges
Youngstown State University (Youngstown, Ohio)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #16 (#398 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-09-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.222)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [9] BAL [1] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18180 ... retro id: smitk102 ... mlbam id: 122423
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1976Gulf Coast BravesGCLRk----181b---13294242431112000000000.255.255.340.59594325.000.085.0000.000.000.0094.01.0620.8
    1977Greenwood BravesWcarAatl-191b---26721238647012552645002400.302.457.349.806282748.363.047.38222.7017.730.78212.00.3512.5
    1978Savannah BravesSouAAatl-20ss---313846255110195240116979226100.238.372.314.68656814526.297.076.29317.0816.200.95231.00.3523.6
    1979Savannah BravesSouAAatl-211b---414144971112124105118710210141200.249.391.361.75255816226.363.112.30018.2818.100.9944.91.7923.2
    1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-221b---513241861103174125311127910642200.246.370.392.76250516433.333.146.30115.6420.991.3434.82.3832.0
    1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-231b---6129478641289611602265711423240.268.347.381.72854218226.266.113.33010.5221.032.0043.52.0320.3
    1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11231bL-S-E-P653011000000100000.333.333.6671.000321.333.334.5000.0033.330.000.00.00100.0
    1982Richmond BravesILAAAatl-24of---743129243430825111303210160.264.404.473.8771616111.519.209.28918.6319.881.0716.14.9732.3
    1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11241b-ofL-S-E-P7484161210030061300000.293.383.317.70047131.171.024.42912.7727.662.170.00.008.3
    1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-251b---85217436498243162314521140.282.394.420.8142097314.339.138.35714.8321.531.4543.51.9128.6
    1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11251bL-S-E-P83012220012101500000.167.231.417.6481351.417.250.1677.6938.465.0012.07.6950.0
    1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-261b---9136453721231749593211929940250.272.397.386.78355117530.364.114.32916.7017.971.0850.31.6324.4
    1985Greenville BravesSouAAatl-27of---10661833855111104393403710220.301.425.536.9612269822.486.235.32617.7016.370.9318.34.4240.0
    1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-271b---10223686001710111200100.167.354.250.6044891.417.083.20822.9225.001.0936.02.0816.7
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-281b---113095192710021494212300020.284.414.453.8671164312.442.169.35718.1019.831.1047.51.7244.4
    1986Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-281b---1140911614313641171902000.154.287.308.595110287.374.154.15915.4517.271.1230.32.7350.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)835681520151071900000.268.349.357.70663203.232.089.38911.1130.162.7156.01.5920.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)835681520151071900000.268.349.357.70663203.232.089.38911.1130.162.7156.01.5920.0
    Minor League Totals10283274526849119287442613955641730201718230.259.382.381.76339701246221.343.122.31116.1518.391.1444.21.8626.0
    Minor: Rk Totals3294242431112000000000.255.255.340.59594325.085.085.2470.000.000.0094.01.0620.8
    Minor: A Totals6721238647012552645002400.302.457.349.806282748.363.047.38222.7017.730.78212.00.3512.5
    Minor: A+ Totals3095192710021494212300020.284.414.453.8671164312.442.169.35718.1019.831.1047.51.7244.4
    Minor: AA Totals3451094164277421022134381623923077520.253.389.370.759135240574.356.117.30117.6817.010.9649.71.6326.7
    Minor: AAA Totals554177928145757174824187333174271389190.257.372.389.7612126692122.341.132.31214.9120.081.3537.12.2626.7
    Atlanta Braves Totals (3 yrs)835681520151071900000.268.349.357.70663203.232.089.38911.1130.162.7156.01.5920.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-211---001.8011000005.02210260000.803.600.003.6010.803.603.00.000
    1979Minor Totals: HOUbyYearRk----211---001.8011000005.02210260000.803.600.003.6010.803.603.00.000
    1982Richmond BravesILAAAatl-242---012.9510000510021.12387111103021.599.700.424.644.223.380.91.000
    1982Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----241---012.9910000510021.32387111103021.619.810.434.694.273.410.91.000
    Minor League Totals012.7611100510026.325108113163021.468.620.344.485.523.451.23.000
    Minor: Rk Totals001.8011000005.02210260000.803.600.003.6010.803.603.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals012.9910000510021.32387111103021.619.810.434.694.273.410.91.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Savannah BravesSouAA20SS13300.022510102245235.9591.800.0092.496.41
    1979Gulf Coast Astros GCLRk21P100.0001010.0000.000.001.9100.017
    1979Savannah BravesSouAA211B13500.0118285710612741267.9959.400.0094.495.71
    1979Savannah BravesSouAA21OF400.06000661.0001.500.002.82.87
    1980Richmond BravesILAAA221B12700.0115884159512571242.9889.800.0090.796.21
    1980Richmond BravesILAAA22OF700.0920011111.0001.600.005.05.36
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA231B12700.0106084129411561144.9909.000.0091.498.41
    1981Richmond BravesILAAA23OF300.02000221.0000.700.002.22.37
    1981Atlanta BravesNLMLB231B4010.06100771.0001.800.703.880.02
    1982Richmond BravesILAAA24OF2300.0272103029.9671.300.0016.553.56
    1982Richmond BravesILAAA24P1000.00201221.0000.200.007.223.313
    1982Atlanta BravesNLMLB241B6013.01510016161.0002.701.233.712.53
    1982Atlanta BravesNLMLB24OF309.0000000.0000.000.001.96.39
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA251B2900.027516222293291.99310.000.0020.955.82
    1983Richmond BravesILAAA25OF300.06000661.0002.000.002.25.88
    1983Atlanta BravesNLMLB251B13024.22760333331.0002.501.368.043.34
    1984Richmond BravesILAAA261B000.01159561312112281215.9891.300.000.00.03
    1985Greenville BravesSouAA27C100.03000331.0003.000.000.71.55
    1985Greenville BravesSouAA271B1200.010670101131131.0009.400.008.318.23
    1985Greenville BravesSouAA27OF4000.0682107170.9861.800.0027.860.66
    1985Richmond BravesILAAA271B1600.0985312106103.9726.400.0011.472.73
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+281B800.04530948481.0006.000.005.826.73
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+28OF200.02000221.0001.000.001.46.710
    MLB Totals - (1B)230474880312.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)309000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)29900375024545344113.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)36004441011.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1000020110.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)100300013.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (1B)14700128892711619.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)133002251010212.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)44007421012.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (1B)8004530916.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)200200011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)100001000.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor-----133-----
    1979Minor1-135------4-
    1980Minor--127------7-
    1981MLB--4--------
    1981Minor--127------3-
    1982MLB--6------3-
    1982Minor10--------23-
    1983MLB--13--------
    1983Minor--29------3-
    1984Minor-----------
    1985Minor-128------40-
    1986Minor--8------2-
    Totals111477--133---85-