Jack Smith (third baseman)

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Jack Smith
Third baseman
Born: (1893-08-08)August 8, 1893
Oswayo, Pennsylvania
Died: December 4, 1962(1962-12-04) (aged 69)
New York, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 18, 1912, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
May 18, 1912, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Games played 1
At bats 0
Fielding percentage 1.000
Teams

John Joseph Smith (born John Joseph Coffey, August 8, 1893 – December 4, 1962) was an American Major League Baseball third baseman who played in one game for the Detroit Tigers on May 18, 1912. Smith was one of several local sandlot players that the Tigers played that day after the regular Tigers players went on strike to protest the suspension of star center fielder Ty Cobb.

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