Fred Smith (infielder)

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Fred Smith
Third Baseman/Shortstop
Born: (1891-07-29)July 29, 1891
Cleveland, Ohio
Died: May 28, 1961(1961-05-28) (aged 69)
Cleveland, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1913, for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1917, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .226
Home runs 8
Runs batted in 158

Fred Vincent Smith (July 29, 1891 in Cleveland, Ohio – May 28, 1961 in Cleveland, Ohio) was an infielder in Major League Baseball in the early 20th century. Smith played his first game on April 17, 1913, and played his final game on September 30, 1917. He was later the manager of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi minor league team during the 1923 season.

Smith's pro career began with three seasons for the minor league Peoria Distillers. His best season in the majors came in 1915, with 122 hits and a batting average of .244.

Fred's brother Charlie Smith was a pitcher for four MLB teams, winning 66 games.