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Jim NorrisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1981 MLB Years: 1977-1980
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PositionsOF-404, 1B-115, DH-29Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Francis Norris
Height5-10Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateDecember 20,1948 [69.181]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolSeaford (Seaford,NY)
CollegeUniversity of Maryland (College Park,MD)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 5th round (108th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (33rd overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 31st round (592nd overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutApril 7,1977 [28.108]
OrganizationsCLE [9] TEX [2] Awards3
TBC Player ID16028Retrosheet IDnorrj101MLBAM ID119841
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Player Notes:   MVP of the Cape Cod Summer League in 1969
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power38Contact81XBH48RBIs38Runs48Hitting64Durability47Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968University of MarylandACCNCAA-1of1921690290000000000000.420.420.420.84029069.420.000.000.3820.000.000.000.000.000.00
1969University of MarylandACCNCAA-1of2025870337170000000000.379.379.7241.103631587.325.345.345.4910.000.000.008.0512.4345.45
1971University of MarylandACCNCAA-1of2220611518503110013100000.295.419.525.94432874.263.230.443.42617.571.350.084.0520.3344.44
1971GCL IndiansGCLRk-2247165346376121000000000.382.382.515.8978514165.378.133.133.4020.000.000.000.61165.0022.22
1971JacksonvilleILAAA-221337281004000000000.216.216.243.4599137.216.027.027.2080.000.000.000.000.0012.50
1971Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         60202367186125000000000.351.351.465.8169415202.348.114.114.3670.000.000.000.50202.0021.13
1972ElmiraEastAA-23106329377694234000000000.231.231.301.5329915329.226.070.070.2410.000.000.000.61164.5019.74
1973San AntonioTexAA-241163465794213647000000000.272.272.402.67413930346.259.130.130.3000.000.000.001.7357.6731.91
1974San AntonioTexAA-25822914685155540000000000.292.292.430.72212525291.280.138.137.3250.000.000.001.7258.2029.41
1975Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-26792533271144133000000000.281.281.379.6609619253.278.098.099.2980.000.000.000.40253.0026.76
1976ToledoILAAA-2713343592139237768000000000.320.320.453.77319737435.308.133.133.3520.000.000.001.6162.1426.62
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27of281334405911923623726176457094410.270.360.364.72416031517.304.094.259.32812.3811.030.890.39220.0026.05
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27of291133154189145227127422005346.283.364.378.74211921365.294.095.244.33711.515.480.480.55157.5023.60
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27of30124353508715633015104435063112.246.328.348.67612324406.264.102.241.30810.848.620.800.74117.6727.59
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex19of31119174234350016632316035211.247.327.276.603485205.264.029.178.28011.227.800.700.000.0011.63
1981Wichita AerosAmerAAAtex-1b3212440164107165546177841414550.267.391.369.76014826495.264.102.337.35316.972.830.171.0180.2024.30
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4891282173338571771105937173128023151139.264.348.351.699450811493.285.087.239.00011.598.570.740.47183.1423.96
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter70022573646431063427293177841414550.285.310.398.7088981672351.277.113.155.0003.570.600.171.1583.5925.97
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3491126190325541613151177841414550.289.337.400.737450831220.283.111.194.0006.891.150.171.0786.6225.54
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter304966140255451213121000000000.264.264.376.64036370966.254.112.112.0000.000.000.001.3574.3127.45
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47165346376121000000000.382.382.515.8978514165.378.133.133.0000.000.000.000.61165.0022.22
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter66217158012110110013100000.369.404.571.97512423230.340.202.263.0005.650.430.084.3521.7028.75
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37011081502955217794533415011202010928.266.351.363.714402761288.288.097.249.00011.658.700.750.54158.2925.76
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter119174234350016632316035211.247.327.276.603485205.264.029.178.00011.227.800.700.000.0011.63
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624255711219623620125742085413.264.348.351.69914927495.285.087.239.00011.598.570.740.47183.1423.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games162522841492586684219301110.285.310.398.70820839544.277.113.155.0003.570.600.171.1583.5925.97

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1981Wichita AerosAmerAAAtex-Rel32004.5010100002.01110100001.004.50--4.50--0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100002.01110100001.004.50--4.50--0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100002.01110100001.004.50--4.50--0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings004.5011001100000220.0110110110011000001.004.50--4.50--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF124--320961335329.9822.65------13393.277.0
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B3--6--1661.0002.00------1332.31.9
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF78--153622161159.9882.04------11369.049.1
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH15---------------11313.39.4
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B6--432-445451.0007.50------1135.33.8
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF93--21424-220216.9822.32------12475.057.8
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH13---------------12410.58.1
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF82--733--76761.0000.93------11968.950.9
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex311B10--231-124241.0002.40------1198.46.2
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH1---------------1190.80.6
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex321B96--81860781885878.9929.15------12477.471.1
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex32OF27--403214543.9561.59------12421.820.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF377--76020123792780.9852.07------3770.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH29---------------290.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B19--723-675751.0003.95------190.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B96--81860781885878.9929.15------960.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF27--403214543.9561.59------270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--3------124-
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--6------7815
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---------9313
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31--10------821
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex32--96------27-

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1968Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (OF)1
1969Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (OF)1
1971Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-01-04TradeTraded by Indians with David Clyde to Rangers for Mike Bucci, Gary Gray and Larry McCall. 
* 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.