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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Alex North
Stat Years
1969-1981  [mlb] 1971-1981
Height/Weight
5-11 / 185
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (1066) ... DH (24)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Garfield (Seattle,WA)
Colleges
Central Washington University (Ellensburg, Washington)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #12 (#280 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1971-09-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.111)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [6] SFN [3] CHN [2] LAN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16031 ... retro id: nortb101 ... mlbam id: 119845
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1969CaldwellPioRk----21of---159188675081216000000000.266.266.351.6171886611.000.085.0000.000.000.0094.01.0622.0
    1970QuincyMidwA----22of---242144314263410000000000.292.292.458.7501446613.000.166.0000.000.000.0036.02.7831.0
    1970San AntonioTexAA----22of---2257714162103000000000.208.208.260.46877203.000.052.0000.000.000.000.00.0018.8
    1971San AntonioTexAA----23of---3125457911332171045000000000.291.291.433.72445719838.000.142.0000.000.000.0045.72.1928.6
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2523ofL-S-E-P3816360000114610010.375.524.375.8992160.250.000.60019.0528.571.500.00.000.0
    1972WichitaAmerAAA----24of---428114214070012000000000.351.351.412.763114477.000.061.0000.000.000.000.00.0017.5
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2524ofL-S-E-P4661272223230460133311012.181.262.244.506142315.213.063.2459.1523.242.540.00.0021.7
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak425ofL-S-E-P5146554981581055345320788937057.285.376.348.72464219320.264.063.33312.1513.861.14110.80.7812.7
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak426ofL-S-E-P61495437914120543354266986511219.260.347.337.68463018329.256.077.30110.9513.651.25135.80.6320.6
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1627ofL-S-E-P71405247414317514330128180413238.273.373.330.70362417323.246.057.31912.9812.820.99524.00.1616.1
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak428ofL-S-E-P8154590911632052317529739526438.276.356.337.69367519927.263.061.32410.8114.071.30295.00.3016.6
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak429ofL-S-E-P956184324833191713322525021.261.376.326.702223607.261.065.29714.3511.210.78184.00.4514.6
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak430ofL-S-E-P10245251140053291321121.212.344.288.63265154.269.076.27513.8520.001.440.00.0036.4
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan430ofL-S-E-P101103045471100010278654825124.234.371.266.6373778110.309.032.27617.2412.730.740.00.0014.1
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3631ofL-S-E-P11142460871191545305824968411335.259.386.341.72756115724.365.082.30517.1114.970.8892.00.8920.2
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3632ofL-S-E-P12128415731041211194519817812154.251.373.292.66550012114.299.041.30616.2015.600.96415.00.2013.5
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3633ofL-S-E-P1346131222970112268262813001.221.354.298.652161398.412.077.27516.1517.391.08131.00.6227.6
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)11693900640101612031202303951626276652555142850.261.365.323.68846211258171.283.062.30813.5714.391.06195.00.4316.8
    American League Totals (6 yrs)6692447379664742313155232102342388184391634.271.364.336.7002859823110.258.065.31711.9613.571.13188.20.4516.6
    National League Totals (6 yrs)50014532613524687751636028527771251216.242.368.299.667176243561.324.057.29416.1715.720.97207.60.4017.3
    Minor League Totals27998022428144121686000000000.287.287.405.69298039772.118.118.2750.000.000.0061.21.6325.6
    Minor: Rk Totals59188675081216000000000.266.266.351.6171886611.085.085.2580.000.000.0094.01.0622.0
    Minor: A Totals42144314263410000000000.292.292.458.7501446613.167.166.2710.000.000.0036.02.7831.0
    Minor: AA Totals1505341051492381048000000000.279.279.408.68753421841.129.129.2650.000.000.0053.41.8727.5
    Minor: AAA Totals28114214070012000000000.351.351.412.763114477.061.061.3510.000.000.000.00.0017.5
    Oakland Athletics Totals (6 yrs)6692447379664742313155232102342388184391634.271.364.336.7002859823110.258.065.31711.9613.571.13188.20.4516.6
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)316100618225234576112951203190364810.250.377.315.692122231746.344.065.30116.6115.550.94143.70.5718.2
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)1103045471100010278654825124.234.371.266.6373778110.309.032.27617.2412.730.740.00.0014.1
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)741432529230471173921022.203.296.259.555163375.217.056.27910.4323.932.290.00.0017.2
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1971Chicago CubsNLMLB23OF600.04000441.0000.700.003.775.09
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB24OF480273.1613316764.9551.300.2331.072.74
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLB25OF13801,209.14291495452443.9803.200.3785.294.52
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLB25DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.74.16
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLB26OF13800.0437942450446.9913.200.0085.292.62
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLB26DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.95.47
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB27OF13800.042010111441430.9753.100.0085.298.63
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB27DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.712
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB28OF14400.0397891414405.9782.800.0089.493.51
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB28DH800.0000000.0000.000.005.05.27
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB29OF5200.0112120115113.9832.200.0032.392.95
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.813
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30OF10300.0232261240234.9752.300.0063.693.63
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLB30OF1700.03110032321.0001.900.0010.570.89
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31OF13000.0300842312308.9872.400.0080.291.52
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32OF11500.0313661325319.9822.800.0071.489.83
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLB33OF3700.0841318885.9662.300.0033.380.44
    MLB Totals - (OF)106601,482282063571529402883.9812.701.950.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1971MLB---------6-
    1972MLB---------48-
    1973MLB---------1386
    1974MLB---------1388
    1975MLB---------1381
    1976MLB---------1448
    1977MLB---------521
    1978MLB---------120-
    1979MLB---------130-
    1980MLB---------115-
    1981MLB---------37-
    Totals---------106624