Bill Smith (baseball manager)

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Bill Smith
Manager/Center fielder/Catcher
Born: Unknown
Baltimore, Maryland
Died: Unknown
Batted: Unknown Threw: Unknown
MLB debut
April 14, 1873, for the Baltimore Marylands
Last MLB appearance
July 11, 1873, for the Baltimore Marylands
MLB statistics
Batting average .174
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1

As Player

As Manager

William J. "Bill" Smith (born in Baltimore, Maryland) was the manager and also played for the 1873 Baltimore Marylands during their lone season in the National Association. The Marylands went 0–6 for the season and Smith's record is 0–5. As a player, he batted .174, and committed eight errors in six games while splitting time in the outfield, catcher, and second base. Later, on July 12, 1886, he credited as making an appearance as the umpire for a game between the Detroit Wolverines and the Kansas City Cowboys.[1]


  1. ^ "Bill Smith's Stats". Retrieved 2008-03-26. 

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