Eddie Smith (baseball)
December 14, 1913|
Mansfield Township, New Jersey
|Died: January 2, 1994
Willingboro Township, New Jersey
|Batted: Switch||Threw: Left|
|September 20, 1936 for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 20, 1947 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||3.82|
|Career highlights and awards|
Edgar Smith (December 14, 1913 – January 2, 1994) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1936–1939), Chicago White Sox (1939–1943, 1946–1947) and Boston Red Sox (1947). Smith was a switch-hitter and threw left-handed. He was born in Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.
Smith died in Willingboro Township, New Jersey, at the age of 80.
- Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p.5, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
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