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Willie NorwoodTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1980 MLB Years: 1977-1980
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PositionsOF-231, DH-34Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWillie Norwood
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 7,1950 [67.254]PlaceLong Beach,California
High SchoolLong Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)
CollegeUniversity of La Verne (La Verne,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (56th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 21,1977 [26.165]
OrganizationsMIN [9] Awards0
TBC Player ID16040Retrosheet IDnorww101MLBAM ID119855
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power71Contact40XBH65RBIs66Runs69Hitting53Durability23Team.500Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972OrlandoFSLA+-2149204265962522000000000.289.289.412.7018413204.271.123.123.3180.000.000.002.4540.8022.03
1973LynchburgCaroA+-22126473631301751654000000000.275.275.433.70820538473.249.158.159.3160.000.000.003.3829.5629.23
1974LynchburgCaroA+-23138502931552581091000000000.309.309.450.75922643502.295.141.141.3430.000.000.001.9950.2027.74
1975OrlandoSouAA-24128443551151351155000000000.260.260.386.64617129443.241.126.126.2910.000.000.002.4840.2725.22
1976TacomaPCLAAA-25128439841332121568000000000.303.303.462.76520338439.278.159.159.3490.000.000.003.4229.2728.57
1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAmin-26531994582151833206242400400.412.467.6181.08512324227.433.206.397.47010.5710.571.003.5224.8829.27
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of263983151930396161702001.229.281.373.65431691.254.144.277.2936.5918.682.833.3027.6731.58
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of271254285610922384625102864366015.255.301.376.67716133471.279.121.222.3075.9413.592.291.7053.5030.28
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of2896270326713363095205103128.248.299.385.68410422294.285.137.226.3046.8017.352.552.0445.0032.84
1980Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-294813816383182243102615100.275.327.486.8136712155.286.211.290.3616.4516.772.605.1617.2531.58
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of-dh29347361220181131300003.164.197.233.43017376.186.069.110.1983.9517.114.331.3273.0025.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29485410920740618934117571453117227.242.290.367.65731364932.271.125.219.0006.1215.562.541.9347.4430.92
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter67023983827121002473345249345015500.297.306.450.75610791972443.280.153.173.0001.392.051.472.9932.8527.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22977614525339431123249345015500.326.353.506.85939374821.317.180.244.0004.146.091.473.7825.0329.25
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128443551151351155000000000.260.260.386.64617129443.241.126.126.0000.000.000.002.4840.2725.22
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3131179182344481531167000000000.292.292.437.729515941179.273.145.145.0000.000.000.002.6338.0327.33
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29485410920740618934117571453117227.242.290.367.65731364932.271.125.219.0006.1215.562.541.9347.4430.92
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624716011422310512393180264115.242.290.367.65717235514.271.125.219.0006.1215.562.541.9347.4430.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625809217224618836281201100.297.306.450.75626148591.280.153.173.0001.392.051.472.9932.8527.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF28--59-3-6259.9522.11------3971.817.4
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH5---------------3912.83.1
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27OF115--2277141248234.9442.03------12592.071.0
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH6---------------1254.83.7
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF71--14744-155151.9742.13------9674.043.8
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH14---------------9614.68.6
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29OF17--42---42421.0002.47------3450.010.6
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29DH9---------------3426.55.6
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF231--47511211507486.9592.10------2310.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH34---------------340.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---------285
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27---------1156
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28---------7114
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29---------179

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-03-26Released by Mariners. 
1980-12-12TradeTraded by Twins to Mariners for Byron McLaughlin. 
* 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.