Born: December 25, 1856, St. Louis, Missouri
Died: March 7, 1902, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
St. Louis Brown Stockings (1875), Buffalo Bisons (1879-1885), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1885-1889), Pittsburgh Burghers (1890), Pittsburgh Pirates (1891-1892), St. Louis Browns (1892)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1965
This Day in Baseball History
On December 13, 1994, the California Angels sign pitcher Lee Smith to a free agent contract. Smith pitched for the Baltimore Orioles in 1994, leading the major leagues with 33 saves.