Harry Smith (smithha03)

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Harry Thomas Smith

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Biographical Information[edit]

Harry Smith was a back-up catcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates at a time when they dominated the league in the early 1900s. He was also on the Philadelphia Athletics in their inaugural year in the American League in 1901, and with the Boston Doves for three years, including one year as a player-manager. He also umpired one National League game in 1903.

He, Harry Wright, Sam Jackson and Walter Carlisle are the only major league players born in Yorkshire, England through 2006.

Preceded by
Frank Bowerman
Boston Doves Manager
Succeeded by
Fred Lake

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1909 Boston Doves National League 23-54 8th Boston Doves replaced Frank Bowerman (22-54) on July 17
1913 Newark Indians International League 95-57 1st none League Champs
1914 Newark Indians International League 73-77 5th none
1915 Newark Indians International League -- none -- replaced by Eddie Zimmerman on June 4
1916 Wheeling Stogies Central League 65-64 4th none
1917 South Bend Benders Central League 26-35 -- none replaced by Bill Jackson when team
moved to Peoria on July 8

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