Lee Smith

Position
Pitcher
Years
1980-1997
Hall Rating
62
Hall of Fame (2019 via Veterans)
Inductee
Next Ballot
Lee Smith is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Today’s Game Era Committee in 2019.
Peak
46%
Longevity
54%

Articles Mentioning Lee Smith

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
29.2 13.5 35.6 16.8
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-13 0 0 0 9 133
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1980 CHC 0.3 0.4
1981 CHC 0.1 0.7
1982 CHC 1.8 3.2
1983 CHC 2.7 4.7
1984 CHC 0.3 1.3
1985 CHC 1.1 2.6
1986 CHC 1.5 3.1
1987 CHC 1.5 2.8
1988 BOS 0.5 1.3
1989 BOS 0.4 1.0
1990 2 teams 1.2 2.2
1990 BOS 0.4 0.6
1990 STL 0.8 1.6
1991 STL 1.2 2.3
1992 STL 0.0 0.6
1993 2 teams 0.1 0.4
1993 STL -0.3 -0.1
1993 NYY 0.4 0.5
1994 BAL 0.3 0.8
1995 CAL (LAA) 0.6 1.3
1996 2 teams 0.5 0.9
1996 CAL (LAA) 0.2 0.3
1996 CIN 0.3 0.6
1997 MON (WSN) -0.6 -0.4
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
Inducted to Hall of Fame in 2019 via Veterans
2003
42.3%
2004
36.6%
2005
38.8%
2006
45.0%
2007
39.8%
2008
43.3%
2009
44.5%
2010
47.3%
2011
45.3%
2012
50.6%
2013
47.8%
2014
29.9%
2015
30.2%
2016
34.1%
2017
34.2%
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