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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Billy Mike Smithson
Stat Years
1976-1989  [mlb] 1982-1989
Height/Weight
6-8 / 215
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (436) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Hickman County (Centerville,TN)
Colleges
University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #5 (#118 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-08-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.218)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [7] MIN [4] TEX [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18217 ... retro id: smitm002 ... mlbam id: 122475
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1976Winter HavenFSLA+----211---433.091100000064.0632722020290001.308.860.002.814.083.801.45.571
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA+----211---433.0911000011064.0632722020290001.308.860.002.814.083.801.45.571
    1977Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-222---1382.772524113010172.01705653241929101.238.900.102.154.812.932.24.619
    1977Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-222---0121.0011000003.08770010002.6724.000.000.003.0021.000.00.000
    1977Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA/A+----222---1393.092625113010175.01786360241939101.259.150.102.114.783.242.27.591
    1978Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-233---11104.56272681010160.017892811276869091.5910.010.684.284.845.181.13.524
    1978Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----231---11104.56272681010160.017892811276869091.5910.010.684.284.845.181.13.524
    1979Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-244---8124.7048132003511132.0128826914538916091.378.730.953.616.075.591.68.400
    1979Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----241---8124.7048132003511132.0128826914538916091.378.730.953.616.075.591.68.400
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-255---592.9150210048499.0955032645735051.418.640.554.096.644.551.62.357
    1980Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----251---592.9150210048499.0955032645735051.418.640.554.096.644.551.62.357
    1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-266---243.86340001734491.074443912458210041.317.321.194.458.114.351.82.333
    1981Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----261---243.86340001734491.074443912458210041.317.321.194.458.114.351.82.333
    1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-277---1174.54292480350152.2149827721471446061.288.781.242.778.494.833.06.611
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex48277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf345.01883000046.2512626513241031.379.840.962.514.635.011.85.429
    1982Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----271---1174.55292480350152.7149827721471446061.298.811.242.788.524.853.06.611
    1982MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf345.06883000046.7512626513241031.399.940.972.534.685.061.85.429
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex48288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10143.913333100000223.12331029714711358281.369.390.562.865.444.111.90.417
    1983MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10143.913333100000223.32331029714711358281.369.400.562.865.454.111.90.417
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin48299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15133.683636101000252.024611310335541447281.198.791.251.935.144.042.67.536
    1984MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15133.683636101000252.024611310335541447281.198.791.251.935.144.042.67.536
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin483010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15144.34373783000257.0264134124257812761151.339.250.882.734.454.691.63.517
    1985MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15144.34373783000257.0264134124257812761151.339.250.882.734.454.691.63.517
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin483111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13144.77343381110198.02341231052657114151141.4710.641.182.595.185.592.00.481
    1986MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13144.77343381110198.02341231052657114151141.4710.641.182.595.185.592.00.481
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-3212---234.97662000038.0362221117313041.398.530.244.037.345.211.82.400
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin483212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf475.94212000010109.012676721738534291.5010.401.403.144.386.281.39.364
    1987Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----321---234.97662000038.0362221117313041.398.530.244.037.345.211.82.400
    1987MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf475.94212000010109.012676721738534291.5010.401.403.144.386.281.39.364
    1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3313---100.0021000107.06000250001.147.710.002.576.430.002.501.000
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos413313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf965.973118106130126.214987842537732661.4710.591.782.635.196.181.97.600
    1988Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----331---100.0021000107.06000250001.147.710.002.576.430.002.501.000
    1988MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf965.993118106130126.714987842537732661.4710.631.782.645.216.201.97.600
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos413414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7144.9540191112212143.2170847921356100101.4310.651.322.193.825.261.74.333
    1989MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7144.9740191112212143.7170847921356100101.4310.681.322.203.835.281.74.333
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)76864.58240204416193621,356.314737456901683837314314731.379.781.112.544.854.941.91.469
    American League Totals (8 yrs)76864.58240204416193621,356.314737456901683837314314731.379.781.112.544.854.941.91.469
    Minor League Totals57573.93233973242013619918.790746240168346632581371.368.890.673.396.194.531.83.500
    Minor: A+ Totals17112.8636241130120236.023383752611219101.258.890.082.334.613.171.98.607
    Minor: AA Totals19234.79764010103611295.031418115726129176250181.509.580.793.945.375.521.36.452
    Minor: AAA Totals21233.931213311020888387.736019816940156335240191.338.370.933.637.794.602.15.477
    Minnesota Twins Totals (4 yrs)47484.46128126265120816.0870446404103227438326461.349.601.142.504.834.921.93.495
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)16205.4371372118342270.3319171163467213426161.4510.631.532.404.475.701.86.444
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)13184.104141130000270.0284128123198415992111.369.470.632.805.304.271.89.419
    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%
    1977Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-22p---1250000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-22p---110000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-24p---210000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-25p---3510100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-26p---4371000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1151100000001100000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.0050.001.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals20000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals881100000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Bristol Red SoxEastAA23P2700.01535135150.9801.900.0019.6100.06
    1979Bristol Red SoxEastAA24P4800.01024243634.9440.700.0034.5100.01
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25P5000.0316112019.9500.400.0036.098.01
    1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.72.77
    1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26P3400.0580113131.0000.400.0024.391.93
    1982Denver BearsAmerAAA27P2900.0830234038.9501.300.0021.5100.05
    1982Texas RangersALMLB27P8046.22300551.0000.600.114.9100.012
    1983Texas RangersALMLB28P330223.11933235452.9631.600.2320.4100.04
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLB29P360252.01729224846.9581.300.1822.2100.03
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB30P370257.01628244644.9571.200.1722.8100.04
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB31P340198.01032244442.9551.200.2121.0100.05
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA32P600.046101110.9091.700.004.3100.018
    1987Minnesota TwinsALMLB32P210109.06110117171.0000.800.1613.0100.09
    1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA33P200.01000111.0000.500.001.4100.016
    1988Boston Red SoxALMLB33P310126.2713302320.8700.600.1619.1100.07
    1989Boston Red SoxALMLB34P400143.2919132928.9660.700.2024.7100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)24001,355861681217266254.9551.100.190.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)121002160458581.9530.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)75002559378784.9661.100.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor27----------
    1979Minor48----------
    1980Minor50----------
    1981Minor34--------1-
    1982MLB8----------
    1982Minor29----------
    1983MLB33----------
    1984MLB36----------
    1985MLB37----------
    1986MLB34----------
    1987MLB21----------
    1987Minor6----------
    1988MLB31----------
    1988Minor2----------
    1989MLB40----------
    Totals436--------1-