Bill North Stats

Bill North was born on Saturday, May 15, 1948, in Seattle, Washington. North was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1971, with the Chicago Cubs. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bill North baseball stats page.

"Young horse runs fast. Old horse knows the way." - Billy North
Bill North

Bill North Autograph on a 1973 Topps (#234)
Bill North Autograph on a 1973 Topps (#234)

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Birth Name:
William Alex North
Nickname:
Bill or Billy
Born On:
05-15-1948  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Seattle, Washington
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Garfield High School (Seattle, WA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
09-03-1971 (Age 23)
Last Game:
06-11-1981
Draft:
1969 : 12th Round (278th)
Bill North

Bill North Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Bill North

Bill North Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1971 23 Cubs 8 16 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 6 0 0 1 0 .375 .524 .375
1972 24 Cubs 66 127 22 23 2 3 0 0 4 13 1 33 1 0 1 2 .181 .262 .244
1973 25 Athletics 146 554 98 158 10 5 5 0 34 78 5 89 7 0 3 7 .285 .376 .348
1974 26 Athletics 149 543 79 141 20 5 4 0 33 69 1 86 11 2 5 9 .260 .347 .337
1975 27 Athletics 140 524 74 143 17 5 1 0 43 81 3 80 13 2 4 8 .273 .373 .330
1976 28 Athletics 154 590 91 163 20 5 2 0 31 73 3 95 6 4 2 8 .276 .356 .337
1977 29 Athletics 56 184 32 48 3 3 1 0 9 32 2 25 5 0 2 1 .261 .376 .326
1978 30 Athletics 24 52 5 11 4 0 0 0 5 9 2 13 1 1 2 1 .212 .344 .288
1978 30 Dodgers 110 304 54 71 10 0 0 0 10 65 2 48 5 1 2 4 .234 .371 .266
1979 31 Giants 142 460 87 119 15 4 5 0 30 96 3 84 1 3 1 5 .259 .386 .341
1980 32 Giants 128 415 73 104 12 1 1 0 19 81 5 78 2 1 1 4 .251 .373 .292
1981 33 Giants 46 131 22 29 7 0 1 1 12 26 0 28 3 0 1 1 .221 .354 .298
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
11 Years 1,169 3,900 640 1,016 120 31 20 1 230 627 28 665 55 14 25 50 .261 .365 .323
Bill North

Bill North Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1971 Cubs LF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1971 Cubs RF 5 5 132 3 0.6 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.61
1972 Cubs CF 26 15 468 41 1.6 40 39 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.31
1972 Cubs LF 9 2 75 7 0.8 7 6 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.52
1972 Cubs RF 15 9 276 17 1.1 16 15 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .941 1.57
1973 Athletics CF 136 135 3,597 451 3.3 442 427 15 9 6 n/a n/a n/a .980 3.32
1973 Athletics RF 2 1 30 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
1974 Athletics CF 138 134 3,498 440 3.2 436 427 9 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .991 3.37
1975 Athletics CF 133 131 3,435 433 3.3 423 414 9 10 1 n/a n/a n/a .977 3.32
1975 Athletics LF 4 3 87 6 1.5 5 4 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.55
1976 Athletics CF 137 135 3,561 405 3.0 396 388 8 9 1 n/a n/a n/a .978 3.00
1976 Athletics RF 7 7 159 8 1.1 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.36
1977 Athletics CF 52 50 1,185 115 2.2 113 112 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.57
1978 Dodgers CF 102 82 2,286 235 2.3 229 227 2 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.70
1978 Athletics CF 17 13 339 33 1.9 33 32 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.63
1978 Dodgers LF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1979 Giants CF 130 126 2,982 314 2.4 310 302 8 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.81
1980 Giants CF 115 108 2,784 320 2.8 314 307 7 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.05
1981 Giants CF 37 35 903 88 2.4 85 84 1 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.54
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
CF Totals 1,023 964 25,038 2,875 2.8 2,821 2,759 62 54 15 n/a n/a n/a .981 3.04
RF Totals 29 22 597 29 1.0 28 27 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.27
LF Totals 15 5 168 13 0.9 12 10 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.93
11 Years 1,067 991 25,803 2,917 2.7 2,861 2,796 65 56 16 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.99
Bill North

Bill North Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1971 Cubs 1 1 .500 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.7 0.0 - - -
1972 Cubs 6 0 1.000 14 15 n/a 0.0 3.8 31.8 - - -
1973 Athletics 53 20 .726 2 2 6 110.8 6.2 16.3 - - -
1974 Athletics 54 26 .675 2 2 8 135.8 6.3 16.5 - - -
1975 Athletics 30 12 .714 3 1 1 524.0 6.6 12.2 - - -
1976 Athletics 75 29 .721 3 1 8 295.0 6.2 19.0 - - -
1977 Athletics 17 13 .567 4 1 1 184.0 7.4 20.4 - - -
1978 Athletics 3 2 .600 8 2 0 0.0 4.0 10.4 - - -
1978 Dodgers 27 8 .771 7 6 n/a 0.0 6.3 30.4 - - -
1979 Giants 58 24 .707 15 0 n/a 92.0 5.5 15.3 - - -
1980 Giants 45 19 .703 19 1 n/a 415.0 5.3 21.8 - - -
1981 Giants 26 8 .765 9 0 n/a 131.0 4.7 10.9 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
11 Years 395 162 .709 86 33 24 195.0 5.9 17.0 - - -
Bill North

Bill North Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1971 Chicago Cubs 25 $12,750.00 - -
1972 Chicago Cubs 25 $11,000.00 - -
1973 Oakland Athletics 4 $20,000.00 - -
1974 Oakland Athletics 4 Undetermined - Stats
1975 Oakland Athletics 4 Undetermined - -
1976 Oakland Athletics 4 $70,000.00 - -
1977 Oakland Athletics 4 $82,000.00 - -
1978 Oakland Athletics 4 Undetermined - -
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Undetermined - Stats
1979 San Francisco Giants 36 Undetermined - -
1980 San Francisco Giants 36 Undetermined - -
1981 San Francisco Giants 36 Undetermined - -


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