For Eddie Smith the murder victim, see Jeffrey Dahmer
For the 1880s-90s pitcher, see Edgar Smith (pitcher).
Born: (1913-12-14)December 14, 1913, Mansfield Township, New Jersey
Died: January 2, 1994(1994-01-02) (aged 80), Willingboro Township, New Jersey
September 20, 1936 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 1947 for the Boston Red Sox
Earned run average
Philadelphia Athletics (1936-1939),
Chicago White Sox (1939-1943), (1946-1947),
Boston Red Sox (1947),
Career highlights and awards
All star in 1941 and 1942,
Edgar Smith (December 14, 1913 - January 2, 1994) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1936-1939), Chicago White Sox (1939-1943, 1946-1947) and Boston Red Sox (1947). Smith was a switch-hitter and threw left-handed. He was born in Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.
In a 10-season career, Smith posted a 73-113 record with 694 strikeouts and a 3.82 ERA in 1,595⁄3 innings pitched.
Joe DiMaggio started his 56 game hitting streak on May 15, 1941 by getting one hit in four at bats against Smith.
Smith died in Willingboro Township, New Jersey, at the age of 80.
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