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Jim NorthrupTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1975 MLB Years: 1964-1975
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1267, 1B-34, DH-5Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Thomas Northrup
Height6-3Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 24,1939PlaceBreckenridge,Michigan
Death DateJune 8,2011 [71.197]
CollegeAlma College (Alma,MI)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1960 by the Detroit Tigers.
MLB DebutSeptember 30,1964 [24.311]
OrganizationsDET [14] BAL [2] MON [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-16
TBC Player ID16037Retrosheet IDnortj101MLBAM ID119850
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power78Contact70XBH75RBIs75Runs59Hitting75Durability51Team.539Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd-2116549123118000000000.222.222.370.59220554.208.148.148.2560.000.000.001.8554.0041.67
1961DecaturMidwA-21105374601091931373000000000.291.291.463.75417335374.266.172.171.3290.000.000.003.4828.7732.11
1962KnoxvilleSallyD-22238292012215000000000.244.244.378.62231582.225.134.134.2720.000.000.002.4441.0025.00
1963Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd-23111370791201991161000000000.324.324.514.83819039370.304.190.189.3680.000.000.002.9733.6432.50
1963KnoxvilleSALA-231334928215228101066000000000.309.309.467.77623048492.295.158.159.3410.000.000.002.0349.2031.58
1964SyracuseILAAA-241555518917229131892000000000.312.312.510.82228160551.289.198.198.3590.000.000.003.2730.6134.88
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet45of24512111000100300000.083.083.167.2502112.111.084.167.1080.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet30of2580219204512321611125020016.205.253.315.5686917233.257.110.164.2555.1521.464.170.86109.5037.78
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet30of26123419531112461658473352423417.265.322.465.78719546461.268.200.272.3437.1611.281.583.4726.1941.44
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of27144495631341861061714383301615.271.332.392.72419434542.308.121.220.3257.9315.311.931.8549.5025.37
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of28154580761532972190455087445414.264.324.447.77125957643.277.183.267.3497.7813.531.743.2727.6237.25
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of2914854379160315256642528331318.295.358.508.86627661602.308.213.313.3888.6413.791.604.1521.7238.13
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of30139504711322132480365868725612.262.343.458.80123148576.259.196.306.35510.0711.811.174.1721.0036.36
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of31136459721242721671746043203914.270.355.442.79720345524.268.172.309.35711.458.210.723.0528.6936.29
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of3213442640111152842473847230616.261.324.362.68615425469.278.101.183.3138.1010.021.241.7153.2522.52
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of3311940455124147124444384112268.307.366.465.83118833447.317.158.252.3708.509.171.082.6833.6726.61
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet5of34973764189121114200364601447.237.300.362.66213624417.241.125.221.3028.6311.031.282.6434.1826.97
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2of3421543131028005900013.241.305.370.67520359.256.129.222.3078.4715.251.803.3927.0023.08
1974Totals for MLB-MLB         126437461061311453004356014610.243.308.373.68116328485.248.130.229.3108.8711.551.302.8931.2126.42
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28of3487240013002100010.571.6671.0001.667719.600.429.714.71122.2211.110.5011.117.0025.00
1974Totals for MLB-MLB         126437461061311453004356014610.243.308.373.68116328485.248.130.229.3108.8711.551.302.8931.2126.42
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2of3584194275313052901222220318.273.348.418.7668118221.282.145.253.3509.959.951.002.2638.8033.96
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter238292012215000000000.244.244.378.62231582.225.134.134.0000.000.000.002.4441.0025.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter13924692603125421842153610393844963530152950128.267.333.429.76220154135215.280.162.258.0008.6112.181.412.9330.6732.93
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3931417231433762641231000000000.306.306.483.7896841431417.285.177.177.0000.000.000.002.8934.5633.03
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1555518917229131892000000000.312.312.510.82228160551.289.198.198.0000.000.000.003.2730.6134.88
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter238866142261471323139000000000.301.301.465.76640383866.282.164.164.0000.000.000.002.6637.6531.80
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1274248813222101269000000000.311.311.495.80621044424.291.184.184.0000.000.000.002.8335.3333.33
Detroit Tigers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter12794437571118420442145570393742060328152647117.267.332.430.76219073914926.280.163.258.0008.5312.241.442.9430.6033.02
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter92201295713063201242320328.284.361.438.7998819230.291.154.269.00010.4310.000.962.6133.5033.33
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter21543131028005900013.241.305.370.67520359.256.129.222.0008.4715.251.803.3927.0023.08
Average MLB - Per 162 games162546701462551871545274323615.267.333.429.76223548607.280.162.258.0008.6112.181.412.9330.6732.93
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625849517831111795000000000.306.306.483.78928259584.285.177.177.0000.000.000.002.8934.5633.03

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF2--4---441.0002.00------540.01.2
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF54--82-2-8482.9761.52------8067.533.3
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF113--241851254249.9802.20------12391.969.8
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet27OF143--271381282274.9721.92------14499.388.3
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF151--321771335328.9792.17------15498.193.2
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF143--323852336331.9852.31------14896.688.3
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF136--284421290288.9932.12------13997.884.0
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF108--20544-213209.9811.94------13679.466.7
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B32--23616523257252.9817.88------13623.519.8
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF127-991215852228223.9781.760.23-----13494.881.4
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B2-1091--10101.0005.001.00-----1341.51.3
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF116-890207642217213.9821.840.24-----11997.571.6
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH1---------------1190.80.6
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF97--20956-220214.9732.21------97100.059.9
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34OF13--13---13131.0001.00------2161.98.1
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF6--41--551.0000.83------875.03.7
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34DH1---------------812.50.6
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35OF58--9122-9593.9791.60------8469.036.5
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH3---------------843.61.9
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1267-1881247056501025762526.9811.991.34-----12670.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B34-1024517523267262.9817.7126.20-----340.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet24---------2-
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---------54-
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---------113-
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---------143-
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---------151-
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------143-
1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---------136-
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--32------108-
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet32--2------127-
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---------1161
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---------97-
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34---------13-
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34---------61
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35---------583

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB28728470128001500000.250.276.536.81215329.238.286.3213.4517.245.006.9014.0042.86
1972Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB32514050001002300000.357.438.357.7955016.455.000.14312.5018.751.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs514050001002300000.357.438.357.7955016.455.000.14312.5018.751.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs728470128001500000.250.276.536.81215329.238.286.3213.4517.245.006.9014.0042.86

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Broadcaster1618477.52215.03Sparky Anderson
1986Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46Broadcaster1628775.5378.53Sparky Anderson
1987Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Broadcaster1629864.605--1Sparky AndersonLost ALCS (Twins)
1988Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet48Broadcaster1628874.5431.02Sparky Anderson
1989Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49Broadcaster16259103.36430.07Sparky Anderson
1990Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet50Broadcaster1627983.4889.03Sparky Anderson
1991Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet51Broadcaster1628478.5197.03Sparky Anderson
1992Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet52Broadcaster1627587.46321.06Sparky Anderson
1993Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet53Broadcaster1628577.52510.04Sparky Anderson
1994Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet54Broadcaster1155362.46118.05Sparky Anderson
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-09-16Purchased by Orioles from Expos. 
1974-08-07Sent to Expos by Tigers for future considerations. 
1960-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.