Smoky Joe Wood was a pro baseball player who played Pitcher / Outfielder. Wood was born on October 25, 1889, in Kansas City, Missouri. Wood died on July 27, 1985, in West Haven, Connecticut. This page will take a closer look at Smoky Joe Wood’s net worth.
Wood batted Right and threw Right. Wood debuted in the MLB on August 24, 1908 for the Boston Red Sox. In all, Wood played for the Boston Red Sox, and Cleveland Indians. Wood’s career ended with the Cleveland Indians in 1922.
Some of Wood’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Win-loss record (pitching) stat of 117-57, a Earned run average stat of 2.03, and a Strikeouts stat of 989. Some of the highlights of Smoky Joe Wood’s career included: 3× World Series champion, List of Major League Baseball annual wins leaders, List of Major League Baseball annual ERA leaders, Pitched a no-hitter on August 27, 1911, and Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame.
Player earnings can range widely. In Major League Baseball, the average player earns near $3 million annually. Top MLB players can receive $25 million or more per year, and lower rated players earn $1 million or less. In the minor leagues, most contracts are worth less than $10,000 a year.
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