Aleck Smith

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Aleck Smith
Aleck Smith.jpg
Born: 1871
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: July 9, 1919(1919-07-09)
New York City, U.S.
Batted: Unknown Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 23, 1897, for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1906, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .264
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 130

Alexander Benjamin "Aleck" Smith (1871 – July 9, 1919) was a New York City-born Major League Baseball catcher. He played nine seasons in the majors, between 1897 and 1906, for six different teams.

He had a nine-year career in the major leagues, and played a total of 287 games with a .264 average, 1 HR, and 130 RBI. Although he spent most of his career behind the plate, Smith also played 57 games in the outfield, 18 at first base, 10 at third base and 5 at second.

He is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City.


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