Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Billy BestTrack this Player High Level: AA Stat Years: 1978-1984
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Drafted
PositionsOF-362Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam N. Best
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born Date1958 [60.???]PlaceLeland,North Carolina
High SchoolNorth Brunswick (Leland,NC)
CollegeEast Carolina University (Greenville,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 27th round (673rd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
OrganizationsKCA [5] Awards0
TBC Player ID72020
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Baseball Jobs
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Billy Best page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed68Power52Contact84XBH51RBIs49Runs36Hitting71Durability70Team.524Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978East CarolinaCollegeSo2b204515932504212314419500000.314.388.384.772617178.320.070.252.35610.672.810.260.56159.0014.00
1979East CarolinaCollegeJr2b214417035505412515211200000.294.337.388.7256610181.293.094.235.3276.081.100.180.55170.0020.00
1980East CarolinaCollegeSr2b22331212940823229312100000.331.391.504.8956113133.316.173.322.4009.020.750.082.2640.3332.50
1980GCL Royals BlueGCLRkkca-of224615835494201994361004400.310.429.361.790576202.322.051.310.36917.824.950.280.000.0012.24
1981Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-of23123447611232037471037451311620.275.377.380.75717030541.294.105.286.35113.689.430.691.2963.8624.39
1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-of2457197325855321275301930140.294.394.416.8108213231.313.122.386.36312.998.230.631.3065.6722.41
1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-of2511738552951961255146635714230.247.353.421.77416237455.261.174.358.34713.8512.530.902.6432.0838.95
1984Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of26983055082180648104835018520.269.421.387.80811824402.299.118.410.37420.6512.440.601.4950.8329.27
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4411492230407661628190702228618782718110.273.389.395.7845891101831.293.122.346.00015.6210.210.651.5353.2927.03
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter215690102177376181032410146107212750.257.385.406.79128061857.278.149.381.00017.0412.490.732.1038.3334.46
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter57197325855321275301930140.294.394.416.8108213231.313.122.386.00012.998.230.631.3065.6722.41
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123447611232037471037451311620.275.377.380.75717030541.294.105.286.00013.689.430.691.2963.8624.39
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4615835494201994361004400.310.429.361.790576202.322.051.310.00017.824.950.280.000.0012.24
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1224509614017857038942800000.311.370.418.78818830492.309.107.264.0008.541.630.191.0290.0021.43
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254884150246107026810569310740.273.389.395.78421640673.293.122.346.00015.6210.210.651.5353.2927.03

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca22OF46--9532-10098.9802.13------46100.073.0
1981Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca23OF108--170842182178.9781.65------12387.876.1
1982Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca24OF51--6534-7268.9441.33------5789.537.2
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca25OF100--1611341178174.9781.74------11785.569.0
1984Memphis Chicks SouAAkca26OF57--115311119118.9922.07------9858.239.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF157--2761652297292.9831.86------1570.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF51--6534-7268.9441.33------510.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF108--170842182178.9781.65------1080.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF46--9532-10098.9802.13------460.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca22---------46-
1981Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca23---------108-
1982Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca24---------51-
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca25---------100-
1984Memphis Chicks SouAAkca26---------57-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2003Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl45Scout16210161.623--1Bobby CoxLost in 1st Round (Cubs)
2004Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl46Scout1629666.593--1Bobby CoxLost in 1st Round (Astros)
2005Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl47Scout1629072.556--1Bobby CoxLost NLDS (Astros)
2006Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl48Scout1627983.48818.03Bobby Cox
2007Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl49Scout1628478.5195.03Bobby Cox
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl50Scout1627290.44420.04Bobby Cox
* 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