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Frequently Asked Questions

When was Gene Smith born?

Gene Smith was born on November 28, 1911.

Where was Gene Smith born?

Gene Smith was born in Key West, FL.

How tall was Gene Smith?

Gene Smith was 5-8 (173 cm) tall.

How much did Gene Smith weigh when playing?

Gene Smith weighed 139 lbs (63 kg) when playing.

How many seasons did Gene Smith play?

Gene Smith played 3 seasons.

Is Gene Smith in the Hall of Fame?

Gene Smith has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.

What position did Gene Smith play?

Gene Smith was a Third Baseman and Shortstop.

How many hits did Gene Smith have?

Gene Smith had 17 hits over his career.

How many home runs did Gene Smith have?

Gene Smith had 0 home runs over his career.

What was Gene Smith's average?

Gene Smith had a .189 average over his career.

How many teams has Gene Smith played for?

Gene Smith played for 3 teams; the Jacksonville Red Caps, Cincinnati-Cleveland Buckeyes and Cincinnati-Indianapolis Clowns.

How many World Series has Gene Smith won?

Gene Smith never won a World Series.

When did Gene Smith retire?

Gene Smith last played in 1946.

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