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Billy NorthTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1981 MLB Years: 1971-1981
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PositionsOF-1066, DH-24Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Alex North
Height5-11Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 15,1948 [69.341]PlaceSeattle,Washington
High SchoolGarfield (Seattle,WA)
CollegeCentral Washington University (Ellensburg,WA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 12th round (280th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1971 [23.111]
OrganizationsOAK [6] CHN [4] SFN [3] LAN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID16031Retrosheet IDnortb101MLBAM ID119845
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed97Power31Contact44XBH28RBIs18Runs74Hitting56Durability49Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969CaldwellPioRk-2159188675081216000000000.266.266.351.6176611188.258.085.085.2780.000.000.001.0694.0022.00
1970QuincyMidwA-2242144314263410000000000.292.292.458.7506613144.271.166.167.3300.000.000.002.7836.0030.95
1970San AntonioTexAA-22257714162103000000000.208.208.260.46820377.208.052.052.2080.000.000.000.000.0018.75
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         67221455884413000000000.262.262.389.6518616221.249.127.127.2880.000.000.001.8155.2527.59
1971San AntonioTexAA-23125457911332171045000000000.291.291.433.72419838457.275.142.142.3250.000.000.002.1945.7028.57
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25of23816360000114610010.375.524.375.8996021.600.000.250.41519.0528.571.500.000.000.00
1972WichitaAmerAAA-2428114214070012000000000.351.351.412.763477114.351.061.061.3460.000.000.000.000.0017.50
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25of24661272223230460133311012.181.262.244.506315142.245.063.213.2389.1523.242.540.000.0021.74
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak4of25146554981581055345320788937057.285.376.348.72419320642.333.063.264.33712.1513.861.140.78110.8012.66
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak4of261495437914120543354266986511219.260.347.337.68418329630.301.077.256.32210.9513.651.250.63135.7520.57
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak16of271405247414317514330128180413238.273.373.330.70317323624.319.057.246.33312.9812.820.990.16524.0016.08
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak4of28154590911632052317529739526438.276.356.337.69319927675.324.061.263.32610.8114.071.300.30295.0016.56
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak4of2956184324833191713322525021.261.376.326.702607223.297.065.261.32614.3511.210.780.45184.0014.58
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak4of30245251140053291321121.212.344.288.63215465.275.076.269.29113.8520.001.440.000.0036.36
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4of301103045471100010278654825124.234.371.266.6378110377.276.032.309.31017.2412.730.740.000.0014.08
1978Totals for MLB-MLB         13435659821400153010746146245.230.367.270.6379614442.276.040.303.30816.7413.800.820.000.0017.07
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36of31142460871191545305824968411335.259.386.341.72715724561.305.082.365.34017.1114.970.880.8992.0020.17
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36of32128415731041211194519817812154.251.373.292.66512114500.306.041.299.31616.2015.600.960.20415.0013.46
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36of3346131222970112268262813001.221.354.298.652398161.275.077.412.31516.1517.391.080.62131.0027.59
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11693900640101612031202303951626276652555142850.261.365.323.68812581714621.308.062.283.00013.5714.391.060.43195.0016.83
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27998022428144121686000000000.287.287.405.69239772980.275.118.118.0000.000.000.001.6361.2525.62
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter28114214070012000000000.351.351.412.763477114.351.061.061.0000.000.000.000.000.0017.50
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1505341051492381048000000000.279.279.408.68721841534.265.129.129.0000.000.000.001.8753.4027.52
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42144314263410000000000.292.292.458.7506613144.271.166.167.0000.000.000.002.7836.0030.95
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59188675081216000000000.266.266.351.6176611188.258.085.085.0000.000.000.001.0694.0022.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6692447379664742313155232102342388184391634.271.364.336.7008231102859.317.065.258.00011.9613.571.130.45188.2316.57
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter316100618225234576112951203190364810.250.377.315.692317461222.301.065.344.00016.6115.550.940.57143.7118.25
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1103045471100010278654825124.234.371.266.6378110377.276.032.309.00017.2412.730.740.000.0014.08
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter741432529230471173921022.203.296.259.555375163.279.056.217.00010.4323.932.290.000.0017.24
Average MLB - Per 162 games162540891411743325522879238247.261.365.323.68817424640.308.062.283.00013.5714.391.060.43195.0016.83
Average Minor - Per 162 games162569130163267950000000000.287.287.405.69223142569.275.118.118.0000.000.000.001.6361.2525.62

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23OF6--4---441.0000.67------875.03.7
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24OF48-273613316764.9551.330.23-----6672.731.0
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25OF138-12094291495452443.9803.210.37-----14694.585.2
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH6---------------1464.13.7
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26OF138--437942450446.9913.23------14992.685.2
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH8---------------1495.44.9
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF138--42010111441430.9753.12------14098.685.2
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH1---------------1400.70.6
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF144--397891414405.9782.81------15493.589.4
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH8---------------1545.25.0
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF52--11212-115113.9832.17------5692.932.3
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH1---------------561.80.6
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30OF103--232261240234.9752.27------11093.663.6
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF17--311--32321.0001.88------2470.810.5
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31OF130--300842312308.9872.37------14291.580.2
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32OF115--313661325319.9822.77------12889.871.4
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33OF37--841318885.9662.30------4680.433.3
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1066-1482282063571529402883.9812.701.95-----10660.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH24---------------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23---------6-
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24---------48-
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25---------1386
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26---------1388
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27---------1381
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28---------1448
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29---------521
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30---------103-
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30---------17-
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31---------130-
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32---------115-
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33---------37-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB26416311000102100000.063.167.125.2922118.067.062.25011.115.560.500.000.00100.00
1974Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB26517310000102500000.059.158.059.2171019.083.000.17610.5326.322.500.000.000.00
1975Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB27310000001002000000.000.167.000.1670012.000.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3048000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3048211002101000000.125.222.250.472219.125.125.37511.110.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1134311001104200000.029.132.059.1912138.031.030.17610.535.260.500.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs925521002203500000.080.179.120.2993128.100.040.24010.7117.861.670.000.0050.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-08-04Released by Giants. 
1979-03-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-05-17TradeTraded by Athletics to Dodgers for Glenn Burke. 
1972-11-21TradeTraded by Cubs to Athletics for Bob Locker. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.