Smith set the following major league records for his position: most assists (8,375), most double plays (1,590), most total chances accepted (12,624), most years with 500 or more assists (8) and most years leading the league in assists and chances accepted (8).
High School: Locke HS (Los Angeles, CA)School: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft.
“I went about doing that, setting myself apart from the rest of the crowd.
I didn’t want to be one of many, which you certainly are if you’re in the norm.
Factors developed by Sean Smith of Baseball Projection.com" data-filter="1" data-name="Offensive WAR"Defensive Wins Above Replacement for position players A defensive measure of wins above replacement, but givenonly the defensive stats of the player and his position adjustment.
For this calculation, we use areplacement level on defense is the league average.
Replacement is set for a .294 team winning percentage. For gamelogs only in seasons we have play-by-play, we include triple plays as well.