Jessie Liston Smith
- School University of Texas at Austin
- High School Austin High School
- Born November 28, 1933 in Brownsville, TX USA
- Died July 14, 2016
J.L. Smith was a pitcher who is most notable for winning the 1953 College World Series Most Outstanding Player award while a junior at University of Texas at Austin. He is one of six players from University of Texas at Austin to win that award. The others are: Tom Hamilton, Mickey Reichenbach, Calvin Schiraldi, Huston Street and David Maroul.
He served in the United States Army from 1954-1956.