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 James “Greenfield Jimmy” Smith

James “Greenfield Jimmy” Smith

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Jan 1974 (aged 78)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 5201 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Born James Lawrence, he changed his name to Jimmy Smith and was nicked named Greenfield Jimmy, because he grew up in Greenfield, Pennsylvania. He made his professional debut as an infielder for the Chicago Chi-Feds, on September 9, 1914. He played for eight seasons for the Chicago Chi-Feds, Chicago Whales, Baltimore Terrapins, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies. He retired in 1922, having played in 128 games with 247 hits, 12 homeruns, 108 runs batted in and a .219 batting average.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James “Greenfield Jimmy” Smith (15 May 1895–1 Jan 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5201, citing Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .