Frank Smith (1950s pitcher)

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Frank Smith
Born: (1928-04-04)April 4, 1928
Pierrepont Manor, New York, U.S.
Died: September 24, 2005(2005-09-24) (aged 77)
Malone, Florida, U.S.
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 18, 1950, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
May 13, 1956, for the Cincinnati Redlegs
MLB statistics
Win–loss record35–33
Earned run average3.81

Frank Thomas Smith (April 4, 1928 – September 24, 2005) was a professional baseball player. Born in Pierrepont Manor, New York, he was a right-handed pitcher over parts of seven seasons (1950–56) with the Cincinnati Reds (also called the Redlegs in 1953–56) and the St. Louis Cardinals. During his career, he compiled a 35–33 record in 271 appearances, mostly as a relief pitcher, with a 3.81 earned run average, 277 strikeouts, and 44 saves.

Smith died at his Malone, Florida home on September 24, 2005.[1]


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