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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lee Arthur Smith
Stat Years
1975-1998  [mlb] 1980-1997
Height/Weight
6-5 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (1149)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Castor (Castor,LA)
Colleges
Northwestern State University (Natchitoches, Louisiana)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #2 (#28 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
John O'Neil
MLB Debut
1980-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.271)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [11] SLN [4] BOS [3] CAL [2] HOU [1] NYA [1] BAL [1] CIN [1] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18182 ... retro id: smitl001 ... mlbam id: 122426
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1975Gulf Coast CubsGCLRk----171---352.3210102100062.0352316049350001.355.080.007.115.083.340.71.375
    1975Minor Totals: byYearRk----171---352.3210102100062.0352316049350001.355.080.007.115.083.340.71.375
    1976Pompano BeachFSLA+----182---485.35261821080101.01207660074520001.9210.690.006.594.636.770.70.333
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA+----181---485.35261821080101.01207660074520001.9210.690.006.594.636.770.70.333
    1977Pompano Beach CubsFSLA+chn-193---1044.29261840080130.013167623858210001.669.070.215.885.684.640.96.714
    1977Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----191---1044.29261840080130.013167623858210001.669.070.215.885.684.640.96.714
    1978Midland CubsTexAAchn-204---8105.98302530051155.016112210316128718021.869.350.937.434.127.080.55.444
    1978Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----201---8105.98302530051155.016112210316128718021.869.350.937.434.127.080.55.444
    1979Midland CubsTexAAchn-215---954.93359000263104.012265577854612011.9910.560.617.363.985.630.54.643
    1979Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAA----211---954.93359000263104.012265577854612011.9910.560.617.363.985.630.54.643
    1980Wichita AerosAmerAAAchn-226---473.70502000481590.07049374566316021.407.000.405.606.304.901.13.364
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.9118000618021.22197014170001.628.720.005.827.063.741.211.000
    1980Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----221---473.70502000481590.07049374566316021.407.000.405.606.304.901.13.364
    1980MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.9718000618021.72197014170001.658.920.005.947.223.821.211.000
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.51401001239166.2573126231507111.327.690.274.186.754.181.61.333
    1981MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.53401001239166.7573126231507111.337.750.274.216.804.211.61.333
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf252.6972500386717117.01053835537996131.218.080.382.857.622.922.68.286
    1982MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf252.6972500386717117.01053835537996131.218.080.382.857.622.922.68.286
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4101.6566000566629103.1702319541915211.076.100.443.577.932.002.22.286
    1983MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4101.6666000566629103.3702319541915211.086.110.443.587.942.012.22.286
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn462610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf973.6569000596933101.0984241635866001.328.730.533.127.663.742.46.563
    1984MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf973.6569000596933101.0984241635866001.328.730.533.127.663.742.46.563
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn462711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf743.046500057653397.28735339321124011.228.020.832.9510.323.233.50.636
    1985MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf743.066500057653397.78735339321124011.228.060.832.9610.373.243.50.636
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn462812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf993.096600059663190.1693231742932001.236.870.704.189.273.192.21.500
    1986MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf993.106600059663190.3693231742932001.236.890.704.209.293.202.21.500
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn462913Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4103.126200055623683.2843029432964001.399.040.433.4410.333.233.00.286
    1987MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4103.146200055623683.7843029432964001.399.090.433.4610.383.253.00.286
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos483014Log - Sp - Ext - Perf452.806400057642983.2723426737962011.307.750.753.9810.333.662.59.444
    1988MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf452.816400057642983.7723426737962011.317.790.764.0010.383.682.59.444
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos483115Log - Sp - Ext - Perf613.576400050642570.2533028633961001.226.750.764.2012.233.822.91.857
    1989MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf613.596400050642570.7533028633961001.236.790.774.2312.313.852.91.857
    1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos483216Log - Sp - Ext - Perf211.8811000811414.1134309171001.538.160.005.6510.672.511.89.667
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln473216Log - Sp - Ext - Perf342.105300045532768.2582016320701001.147.600.392.629.172.623.50.429
    1990MLB Totals: BOS-SLNbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf552.066400053643183.0712419329872001.207.700.333.149.432.603.00.500
    1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln473317Log - Sp - Ext - Perf632.346700061674773.0701919513671001.148.630.621.608.262.345.15.667
    1991MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf632.346700061674773.0701919513671001.148.630.621.608.262.345.15.667
    1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln473418Log - Sp - Ext - Perf493.127000055704375.0622826426602001.177.440.483.127.203.362.31.308
    1992MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf493.127000055704375.0622826426602001.177.440.483.127.203.362.31.308
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln473519Log - Sp - Ext - Perf244.505500048554350.0492525119491001.168.821.981.628.824.505.44.333
    1993New York YankeesALMLBnya473519Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0080008838.040005110001.134.500.005.6312.380.002.20.000
    1993MLB Totals: SLN-NYAbyYearMLB----352Log - Sp - Ext - Perf243.886300056634658.05325251114601001.168.221.712.179.313.884.29.333
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal493620Log - Sp - Ext - Perf143.294100039413338.1341614611420001.177.981.412.589.863.763.82.200
    1994MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf143.314100039413338.3341614611420001.188.031.422.609.923.783.82.200
    1995California AngelsALMLBcal473721Log - Sp - Ext - Perf053.475200051523749.1421919325431011.367.660.554.567.843.471.72.000
    1995MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf053.485200051523749.3421919325431011.367.700.554.587.883.481.72.000
    1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+cal-3822---009.0011000001.01210111002.009.000.009.009.0018.001.00.000
    1996California AngelsALMLBcal473822Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.4511000811011.08430361001.006.550.002.454.913.272.00.000
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin473822Log - Sp - Ext - Perf344.06430001643244.1492020423352011.629.950.814.677.114.061.52.429
    1996Minor Totals: CALbyYearA+----381---009.0011000001.01210111002.009.000.009.009.0018.001.00.000
    1996MLB Totals: CAL-CINbyYearMLB----382Log - Sp - Ext - Perf343.76540002454255.3572423426413011.519.310.654.256.703.921.58.429
    1997Montreal ExposNLMLBmon493923Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.82250001425521.228161428150011.6611.630.833.326.236.651.88.000
    1997MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.94250001425521.728161428150011.7011.890.853.406.376.791.88.000
    1998Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-4024---000.0020002202.01000050000.504.500.000.0022.500.000.00.000
    1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-4024---116.9710000710210.1148824110001.7412.191.743.489.586.972.75.500
    1998Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA/AAA----402---115.9512000912212.3158824160001.5711.161.492.9811.905.954.00.500
    MLB Totals (21 yrs)71923.03102260080210164781,289.31133475434894861251474101.267.910.623.398.733.322.57.436
    National League Totals (14 yrs)58763.037716005817653471,014.09073683416736394041481.258.050.593.228.343.272.59.433
    American League Totals (7 yrs)13163.04251000221251131275.322610793221233116021.277.390.724.0210.173.502.53.448
    Minor League Totals39404.7319083112910721655.36554123443248236647051.749.000.446.625.035.660.76.494
    Minor: Rk Totals352.3210102100062.0352316049350001.355.080.007.115.083.340.71.375
    Minor: A+ Totals14124.775337610160232.0252145123316013511001.789.780.126.215.245.630.84.538
    Minor: AA Totals17155.526734302334261.02841871602321312220031.909.790.797.344.216.450.57.531
    Minor: AAA Totals584.056020075817100.38457456607416021.447.550.545.396.655.121.23.385
    Chicago Cubs Totals (8 yrs)40512.92458600342452180681.35912402213826464434461.267.810.503.498.513.172.44.440
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (4 yrs)15202.91245000209245160266.7239928623682465001.158.080.782.308.323.113.62.429
    Boston Red Sox Totals (3 yrs)1273.0513900011513958168.7138685713792094011.297.380.704.2311.183.642.65.632
    California Angels Totals (2 yrs)053.296300059633760.3502322328492011.307.490.454.197.343.441.75.000
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)344.08430001643244.3492020423352011.6310.000.824.697.144.081.52.429
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)143.314100039413338.3341614611420001.188.031.422.609.923.783.82.200
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)015.94250001425521.728161428150011.7011.890.853.406.376.791.88.000
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)000.0080008838.040005110001.134.500.005.6312.380.002.20.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Pompano Beach CubsFSLA+chn-19p---1272000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1980Wichita AerosAmerAAAchn-22p---2524000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4623pL-S-E-P3409000000000701000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0070.000.000.00.000.0
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4624pL-S-E-P47216210011001901000.063.118.250.3681841.250.187.0005.5650.009.0016.05.56100.0
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4625pL-S-E-P5669010000001501000.111.200.111.3111110.111.000.2509.0945.455.000.00.000.0
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4626pL-S-E-P66913010001000801000.077.077.077.1541410.000.000.2000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4627pL-S-E-P7656000000001500000.000.143.000.143700.167.000.00014.2971.435.000.00.000.0
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4628pL-S-E-P8665000000000500000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4629pL-S-E-P9632000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4732pL-S-E-P10532000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4735pL-S-E-P11552000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)549642300120034204000.047.090.094.1847161.094.047.0954.2359.1514.0064.01.4133.3
    National League Totals (9 yrs)549642300120034204000.047.090.094.1847161.094.047.0954.2359.1514.0064.01.4133.3
    Minor League Totals796000000000200000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals272000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals524000000000100000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (7 yrs)441602300120034004000.050.095.100.1956761.100.050.1054.4859.7013.3360.01.4933.3
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)1084000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Midland CubsTexAA20P3000.0622403228.8750.900.0022.2100.03
    1979Midland CubsTexAA21P3500.0413111817.9440.500.0025.9100.03
    1980Wichita AerosAmerAAA22P5000.0312211715.8820.300.0037.096.21
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLB22P18021.20300331.0000.200.1411.1100.011
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLB23P40066.2390012121.0000.300.1838.8100.03
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB24P720117.0910122019.9500.300.1644.4100.02
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLB25P660103.1890017171.0000.300.1640.7100.02
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLB26P690101.06130219191.0000.300.1942.9100.01
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLB27P65097.2390112121.0000.200.1240.4100.01
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLB28P66090.11120213131.0000.200.1441.3100.01
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLB29P62083.2380011111.0000.200.1338.598.42
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLB30P64083.25410109.9000.100.1139.5100.01
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLB31P64070.21100221.0000.000.0339.5100.02
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32P53068.22100331.0000.100.0432.7100.03
    1990Boston Red SoxALMLB32P11014.10200221.0000.200.146.8100.014
    1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB33P67073.03600991.0000.100.1241.4100.02
    1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34P70075.0171198.8890.100.1143.2100.04
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35P55050.00100111.0000.000.0234.0100.04
    1993New York YankeesALMLB35P808.00100111.0000.100.134.9100.016
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLB36P41038.1221054.8000.100.1036.6100.03
    1995California AngelsALMLB37P52049.11400551.0000.100.1035.9100.03
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLB38P43044.12501771.0000.200.1626.5100.05
    1996California AngelsALMLB38P11011.01000111.0000.100.096.8100.016
    1997Montreal ExposNLMLB39P25021.21400551.0000.200.2415.4100.011
    1998Jackson GeneralsTexAA40P200.01000111.0000.500.001.4100.021
    1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA40P1000.02000221.0000.200.007.0100.017
    MLB Totals - (P)102201,284521114910.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)60005122110.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)670011355111.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor30----------
    1979Minor35----------
    1980MLB18----------
    1980Minor50----------
    1981MLB40----------
    1982MLB72----------
    1983MLB66----------
    1984MLB69----------
    1985MLB65----------
    1986MLB66----------
    1987MLB62----------
    1988MLB64----------
    1989MLB64----------
    1990MLB64----------
    1991MLB67----------
    1992MLB70----------
    1993MLB63----------
    1994MLB41----------
    1995MLB52----------
    1996MLB54----------
    1997MLB25----------
    1998Minor12----------
    Totals1149----------