Fern Smathers

Fernand Dell Smathers
Born: March 16, 1934
Primary Position: Catcher
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Career: 1953-1960

Fern Smathers compiled a career batting average of .263 with 12 home runs and 81 RBI in his 400-game career with the Valdosta Browns, Ada Herefords/Cementers, York White Roses, Thetford Mines Mineurs, Aberdeen Pheasants, Columbus Foxes, Amarillo Gold Sox and Victoria Rosebuds. He began playing during the 1953 season and last took the field during the 1960 campaign.


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Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1953DGAFLValdosta Browns2810410418200.173.173.192.36520
1954DSOSLAda Herefords/Cementers66248248801226.323.323.460.782114
1955BPIEDYork White Roses27988682140010085.244.312.291.60325121
1955CNORL1Aberdeen Pheasants28848426511.310.310.429.73836
1955CPROVThetford Mines Mineurs3712212226320.213.213.270.48433
1956ASALL2Columbus Foxes5112312328221.228.228.301.52837
1959AATLAmarillo Gold Sox64178158204872232001315.304.356.411.76865142
1960AATLVictoria Rosebuds993523072977141239003747.251.331.322.65499080
Totals400130912325732449101281005867.263.297.348.645429021430


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
1955BPIEDYork White RosesC22135660.9596.4095
1959AATLAmarillo Gold SoxC452242254.9805.4678
1960AATLVictoria RosebudsC864664666.9885.9536
Totals153825741710.9815.8761900

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
1953DGeorgia-Florida LeagueValdosta BrownsSLA
1954DSooner State LeagueAda Herefords/CementersBAL
1955BPiedmont LeagueYork White RosesBAL
1955CProvincial LeagueThetford Mines MineursBAL
1955CNorthern LeagueAberdeen PheasantsBAL
1956ASouth Atlantic LeagueColumbus FoxesBAL
1959AATexas LeagueAmarillo Gold SoxBAL
1960AATexas LeagueVictoria RosebudsDET




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