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Billy BestTrack this Player High Level: AA Stat Years: 1978-1984
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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
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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

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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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions