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Mike SmithsonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1989 MLB Years: 1982-1989
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PositionsP-436, OF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBilly Mike Smithson
Height6-8Weight215BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 21,1955 [63.027]PlaceCenterville,Tennessee
High SchoolHickman County (Centerville,TN)
CollegeUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox in the 5th round (118th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 27,1982 [27.218]
OrganizationsBOS [8] MIN [4] TEX [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID18217Retrosheet IDsmitm002MLBAM ID122475
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks71Hittable41SO/BB67vsPower41Hitting0Durability72Team.472Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976TennesseeCollegeNCAAJrS/R21822.881394700075.0713224036720001.438.52--4.328.642.00.800-
1976nullA+--Rel21433.0911011000064.0632722020290001.308.86--2.814.081.45.571-
1977Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-ST221382.772524111300172.01705653241929101.238.900.102.154.812.24.619-
1977nullAA--ST220121.0011000003.08770010002.6724.00----3.000.00.000-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01393.092625111300175.01786360241939101.259.150.102.114.782.27.591-
1978Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-ST2311104.56272618100160.017892811276869001.5910.010.684.284.841.13.524-
1979Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R248124.7048133520011132.0128826914538916001.378.730.953.616.071.68.400-
1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel25592.9150248100499.0955032645735001.418.640.554.096.641.62.357-
1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel26243.86340340017491.074443912458210001.317.321.194.458.111.82.333-
1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-S/R271174.54292458030152.2149827721471446001.288.781.242.778.493.06.611-
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST27345.01880300046.2512626513241031.379.840.962.514.631.85.4294.11
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex48ST2810143.913333010000223.02331029714711358281.369.390.562.865.441.90.4173.42
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin48ST2915133.683636010100252.024611310335541447281.198.791.251.935.142.67.5364.17
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin48ST3015144.34373708300257.0264134124257812761151.339.250.882.734.451.63.5174.05
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin48ST3113144.77343318110198.02341231052657114151141.4710.641.182.595.182.00.4814.40
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-ST32234.97660200038.0362221117313001.398.530.244.037.341.82.400-
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin48ST32475.94212010000109.012676721738534291.5010.401.403.144.381.39.3645.22
1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R33100.0021100007.06000250001.147.71--2.576.432.501.000-
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41S/R33965.973118131060126.214987842537732661.4710.591.782.635.191.97.6005.20
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41S/R347144.9540192111122143.2170847921356100101.4310.651.322.193.821.74.3334.75
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter76864.58240204364161921354.014737456901683837314314731.379.771.112.544.851.91.4691.54
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter57573.93233971363242019918.29074624016834663258101.368.890.673.396.191.83.500-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21233.921213388110208387.23601981694015633524001.338.360.933.627.782.15.477-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19234.79764036101011295.03141811572612917625001.509.580.793.945.371.36.452-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17112.8636241211300236.023383752611219101.258.890.082.334.611.98.607-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter822.881394700075.0713224036720001.438.52--4.328.642.00.800-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter47484.46128126226510816.0870446404103227438326461.349.601.142.504.831.93.495-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16205.4371373421182269.0319171163467213426161.4510.621.532.404.461.86.444-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13184.104141013000269.1284128123198415992111.369.470.632.805.301.89.419-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12144.58393367130220.0239121112276211972121.379.771.112.544.851.91.4621.54
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14143.935623338155220.021711196168315114001.368.890.673.396.191.83.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-p2410000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.711100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-p26371000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1151100000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter881100000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621100000001100000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos23P27--1535135150.9801.85------27100.019.6
1979Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos24P48--1024243634.9440.71------48100.034.5
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25P50--316112019.9500.38------5198.036.0
1981Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26OF1--1---111.0001.00------372.70.7
1981Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26P34--58-113131.0000.38------3791.924.3
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex27P29--830234038.9501.31------29100.021.5
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex27P8-4623--551.0000.630.11-----8100.04.9
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex28P33-2231933235452.9631.580.23-----33100.020.4
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P36-2521729224846.9581.280.18-----36100.022.2
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P37-2571628244644.9571.190.17-----37100.022.8
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31P34-1981032244442.9551.240.21-----34100.021.0
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin32P6--461-1110.9091.67------6100.04.3
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32P21-109611-117171.0000.810.16-----21100.013.0
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P31-1267133-2320.8700.650.16-----31100.019.1
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P40-143919132928.9660.700.20-----40100.024.7
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P240-1354861681217266254.9551.060.19-----2400.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P121--2160458581.9530.67------1210.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P75--2559378784.9661.12------750.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2327----------
1979Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2448----------
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2550----------
1981Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2634--------1-
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex2729----------
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex278----------
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex2833----------
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2936----------
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3037----------
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3134----------
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin326----------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3221----------
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos332----------
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3331----------
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3440----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1988Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB33000.001002.1300101.4311.570.000.003.8600.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100002.3300001001.2911.570.000.003.8600.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1989-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1987-12-21Released by Twins. 
1983-12-07TradeTraded by Rangers with John Butcher to Twins for Sam Sorce and Gary Ward. 
1982-04-09TradeTraded by Red Sox to Rangers for John Henry Johnson. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll30335,000-309849370,78060,000335,000
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll31450,000-2551063++386,34760,000785,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll3260,000-59535-344,90660,000845,000
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3362,500-60435-392,10762,500907,500
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll34540,000-2391171++429,80262,5001,447,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red