Bill North

Bill North

Star
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Very fast center fielder; member of 1972-74 World Champion “Swingin’ A’s”; wrestled Reggie Jackson in a famous clubhouse fight.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Oakland A's

playing career

1971—1981

nickname

Born

May 15, 1948, in Seattle, WA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Both / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 185
Average HOF CF
Hitting
40
Power
30
Running
80
Fielding
60
Throwing
40
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Sparring partner
UNIFORM NUMBER
#4
BATTING ORDER
1
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-3-1971
FINAL GAME
6-11-1981
CAREER AGE
23-33
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1973-74
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

26.8

career value

WAR7

26.5

long peak

WAR5C

19.6

prime

WAR3

16.9

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

140.8

career value

WIN shares 7

129.4

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

66.5

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#85

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#7

1971—1981

All-Time

#507

POsition Players
#95
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#89
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#94
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.261
Batting Average
.365
On-Base Percentage
.323
Slugging Percentage
3
home runs per season
55
Stolen Bases per season