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Jimmy Smith

Born: May 15, 1895

Death: Jan 1, 1974

Birthplace: Pittsburgh

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Jimmy Smith

Date of Birth : May 15, 1895
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1974
Birth Place : Pittsburgh

James Lawrence "Jimmy" Smith was a Major League Baseball infielder often referred to as "Greenfield Jimmy" or "Bluejacket". Smith was a switch hitter and threw right-handed. His major league debut came on September 26, 1914, with the Chicago Chi-Feds. In 1919, he won the World Series with the Cincinnati Reds, and he went on to play his final game with the Philadelphia Phillies on September 3, 1922. During Prohibition, Smith smuggled bootlegged alcohol from various cities into his Greenfield neighborhood. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery in Pittsburgh.


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