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Elmer Smith

Inducted as a player in 2011

Position: Outfield
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Born: September 21, 1892 in Sandusky, OH
Died: August 3, 1984 in Columbia, KY

Teams (Years Played):

  • Portland Beavers (1926-28)
  • Hollywood Stars (1928)

Notes: Won back-to-back PCL home run championships in 1926 and 1927, hitting 46 and 40 home runs, respectively...The 46 home runs in 1926 were at the time the second-most ever hit by a PCL player in a single season...Played in 1,012 Major League games between 1914 and 1925...In 1920 with the Cleveland Indians, he became the first player ever to hit a grand slam in a World Series game.

PCL Career Statistics

Year Team Pos G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB SB AVG
1926 Portland OF 185 669 150 225 28 7 46 133 20 .336
1927 Portland OF 182 653 158 240 52 7 40 141 11 .368
1928 Port./Hollywood OF 182 657 118 210 51 4 26 126 10 .320
Totals (3 seasons) 549 1,979 426 675 131 18 112 400 41 .341