Mike Smith (1890s outfielder)
December 5, 1868|
|Died: November 3, 1945
|September 10, 1886 for the Cincinnati Red Stockings|
Last MLB appearance
|June 15, 1901 for the Boston Beaneaters|
Elmer Ellsworth "Mike" Smith (December 5, 1868 – November 3, 1945) was an American professional baseball player who played as a pitcher and as an outfielder for 14 seasons in the major leagues from 1886 to 1901. He began his career as a pitcher for the Cincinnati Red Stockings, leading the AA in earned run average in 1887, then switched to playing the outfield when he began playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1892. He returned the Reds for three seasons from 1898 to 1900, and then played one partial season with the New York Giants. He appeared in four games for the Pirates in 1901, then finished the season, and his career, with the Boston Beaneaters.
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- "Mike Smith". retrosheet.org. Retrosheet, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2010.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Mike Smith at Find a Grave
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