Earl Sutton “Oil” Smith

Earl Sutton “Oil” Smith

Birth
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Death 8 Jun 1963 (aged 66)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 7324170 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. Nicknamed "Oil", he played in the Major Leagues for twelve seasons with the New York Giants, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Cardinals. Smith played mostly as a backup catcher, and had a reputation as being tough as nails on and off the field. Finished third in the National League batting title race in 1926.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Stuthehistoryguy
  • Added: 3 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7324170
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earl Sutton “Oil” Smith (14 Feb 1897–8 Jun 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7324170, citing Little Rock National Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .