Smith, Vinnie

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Smith, Vinnie Gender: M
Vincent Ambrose Smith
born on 7 December 1915 at 16:10 (= 4:10 PM )
Place Richmond, Virginia, 37n33, 77w28
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 14°42' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°49 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 04°48'


American Major League Baseball catcher who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1941, 1946), and later umpired for the National League (1957–1965).

With the outbreak of World War II, he was drafted into the US Navy eventually serving in the Pacific Theater of Operations as a chief petty officer. During his war-time service from 1942 to 1945, he participated in several charity all-star games.

Smith died in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on 14 December 1979, aged 64.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Strincevich, Nick (born 1 March 1915). Notes: Pittsburgh Pirates teammates, 1941, 1946


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWII)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Catcher)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Referee (National League umpire, 1957–1965)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (MLB player, 1941, 1946)