J.L. Smith

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Jessie Liston Smith

Biographical information[edit]

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.