Bobby Gene Smith

Bobby Gene Smith
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: May 28, 1934 in Hood River, OR
Signed: 1952 by the St. Louis Cardinals
Acquired: via the Expansion Draft from the Philadelphia Phillies, October 1961
Departed: traded to the Chicago Cubs for
Sammy Taylor, April 1962

 

Utility outfielder who appeared in eight games with the Mets at the beginning of 1962. He also appeared on two cards in the 1958 Topps set, one on purpose (this card), and one accidentally (which was supposed to be another player named Bob Smith). A 1962 Salada coin is pictured below.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1957 StL NL  93 185  24  39  7  1  3  18  57  1  1  35 13   0   1  2 .260 .308 .211
1958 StL NL  28  88   8  25  3  0  2   5  34  1  0  18  2   1   0  1 .304 .386 .284
1959 StL NL  43  60  11  13  1  1  1   7  19  0  0   9  1   0   0  0 .230 .317 .217
1960 Phi NL  98 217  24  62  5  2  4  27  83  2  3  28 10   0   3  0 .317 .382 .286
1961 Phi NL  79 174  16  44  7  0  2  18  57  0  1  32 15   1   0  2 .313 .328 .253
1962 3teams 112 181  17  38  9  1  1  16  52  1  3  22 12   0   2  1 .258 .287 .210
1965 Cal AL  23  57   1  13  3  0  0   5  16  0  1  10  2   1   1  1 .262 .281 .228
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METS TOTALS   8  22   1   3  0  1  0   2   5  0  1   2  3   0   0  0 .240 .227 .136
OTHER CLUBS 468 940 100 231 35  4 13  94 313  5  8 152 52   3   7  7 .285 .333 .246
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CAREER TOTS 476 962 101 234 35  5 13  96 318  5  9 154 55   3   7  7 .284 .331 .243

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1962 *METS*   8  22   1   3  0  1  0   2   5  0  1   2  3   0   0  0 .240 .227 .136
1962 Chi NL  13  29   3   5  0  0  1   2   8  0  1   6  2   0   0  1 .219 .276 .172
1962 StL NL  91 130  13  30  9  0  0  12  39  1  1  14  7   0   2  0 .270 .300 .231

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This is a list of the Bobby Gene Smith cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1962 Salada Coin

 

1958 Topps #226 (error; should be Bob Smith)
1958 Topps #402

1959 Topps #162

1960 Topps #194

1961 Topps #316

1962 Post #196

1991 WIZ Mets #368

Other Bobby Gene Smith memorabilia in my collection:

1962 Salada plastic coin #176

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