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Eddie Smith
Pitcher
Born: December 14, 1913(1913-12-14)
Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey
Died: January 2, 1994 (aged 80)
Willingboro Township, New Jersey
Batted: Switch Threw: Left 
MLB debut
September 20, 1936 for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 20, 1947 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Pitching Record     73-113
Earned run average     3.82
Strikeouts     694
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • All star in 1941 and 1942

Edgar (Eddie) 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[end]). 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 1,595-2/3 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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