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Full Name: Willie Norwood Primary Position: OF,LF,CF,RF
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/185 First Game: April 21, 1977
Birthdate: November 7, 1950 Final Game: October 4, 1980
Birthplace: Greene County, Alabama MLB Experience: 4 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Willie Norwood (Willie Norwood) was born on November 7, 1950 in Greene County, Alabama. He made his Major League debut on April 21, 1977 for the Minnesota Twins. In 1978, his rookie year, he hit .255 with 8 home runs and 46 RBI. Norwood played for the Minnesota Twins for his entire 4 year career.

Most people believe that Willie Norwood's best season was 1978, when he stole 25 bases.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1977 MIN A 39 83 15 19 3 9 .229 .281 .373 3 0 6 17 0 2 6 0 1
1978 MIN A 125 428 56 109 8 46 .255 .301 .376 22 3 28 64 3 6 25 0 15
1979 MIN A 96 270 32 67 6 30 .248 .299 .385 13 3 20 51 0 3 9 2 8
1980 MIN A 34 73 6 12 1 8 .164 .197 .233 2 0 3 13 0 0 1 0 3
Total 294 854 109 207 18 93 .242 .290 .367 40 6 57 145 3 11 41 2 27

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1977 MIN A CF 20 14 134 47 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .979
1977 MIN A LF 3 1 12 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .800
1977 MIN A RF 8 3 35 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .900
1977 MIN A OF 28 18 181 59 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .952
1977 MIN A DH 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1978 MIN A CF 14 13 119 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1978 MIN A OF 115 106 946 227 7 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 .944
1978 MIN A DH 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1978 MIN A LF 101 91 806 200 7 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 .937
1978 MIN A RF 4 2 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1979 MIN A OF 71 64 550 147 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1979 MIN A DH 17 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1979 MIN A CF 43 42 372 110 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .974
1979 MIN A RF 28 22 178 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .975
1980 MIN A RF 12 11 95 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1980 MIN A OF 17 15 128.1 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1980 MIN A CF 5 4 33.1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1980 MIN A DH 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total DH 42 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total RF 52 38 329 82 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .976
Total LF 104 92 818 204 7 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 .934
Total CF 82 73 658.1 192 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .980
Total OF 231 203 1805.1 475 11 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 .959

Transactions

  • Selected by Minnesota Twins in the 3rd round of the free-agent draft (June 6, 1972).
  • Traded by Minnesota Twins to Seattle Mariners in exchange for Byron McLaughlin (December 12, 1980).
  • Released by Seattle Mariners (March 26, 1981).

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