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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Earl Nelson
Stat Years
1964-1977  [mlb] 1968-1977
Height/Weight
5-10 / 160
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (466) ... 3B (202) ... DH (32) ... OF (19) ... SS (14) ... 1B (3)
Draft Position
2B-3B
Born Date/Place
Death
2018-04-23 [73.307]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Junipero Serra (Gardena,CA)
Colleges
Cal State Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California), El Camino-Compton Center (Compton, California)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the in 1964
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1968-04-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.295)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [4] WS2 [2] KCA [2] CLE [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15909 ... retro id: nelsd101 ... mlbam id: 119699
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1964DubuqueMidwA----202b-3b---112043898111144839000000000.253.253.358.61143815726.000.105.0000.000.000.0054.81.8323.4
    1965SalinasCalifA+----212b-3b---211742993118910429000000000.275.275.371.64642915923.000.096.0000.000.000.00107.20.9319.5
    1966PawtucketEastAA----222b-3b---312946885114147340000000000.244.244.323.56746815124.000.079.0000.000.000.00156.00.6421.0
    1967PortlandPCLAAA----232b-3b---410336956103124115000000000.279.279.341.62036912617.000.062.0000.000.000.00369.00.2716.5
    1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle14242bL-S-E-P588189264445019237173516301.233.295.307.602216589.249.074.2807.8716.202.060.00.0020.5
    1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle14252bL-S-E-P652123112500064392612212.203.259.203.462137250.081.000.2536.5718.982.890.00.000.0
    1970DenverAmerAAA----262b-3b---7532063676176220000000000.369.369.539.90820611125.000.170.0000.000.000.00103.00.9732.9
    1970Washington Senators IIALMLBws214262bL-S-E-P74710751710042172400202.159.207.168.375116181.084.009.2006.0320.693.430.00.005.9
    1971DenverAmerAAA----272b-3b---8502023762104223000000000.307.307.426.7332028616.000.119.0000.000.000.00101.00.9925.8
    1971Washington Senators IIALMLBws215273bL-S-E-P8853294792113533178232914129.280.328.377.70535812419.195.097.2946.428.101.2665.81.4020.6
    1972Texas RangersALMLBtex1283bL-S-E-P9145499681131632285117678159034.226.324.283.60758014121.259.057.26711.5513.971.21249.50.3418.6
    1973Texas RangersALMLBtex1292bL-S-E-P1014257671165244748431634780113311.286.325.378.70362421835.198.092.3205.4512.502.2982.31.1221.2
    1974Texas RangersALMLBtex5302bL-S-E-P1112147471112131342251334724113017.236.291.287.57852613617.148.051.2716.4613.692.12158.00.5715.2
    1975Texas RangersALMLBtex5312bL-S-E-P122880917102106081012113.213.289.300.58992243.263.087.2178.7010.871.2540.02.1717.6
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3322bL-S-E-P1378153243642117155142603101.235.298.307.605171477.229.072.2768.1915.201.86153.00.5819.4
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3332b-dhL-S-E-P1427488931041371100001.188.291.292.58355144.208.104.24312.7320.001.570.00.0044.4
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)8132578340630771920211187732203921348161051.244.305.312.6172875805116.197.068.2807.6513.631.78128.90.7018.4
    American League Totals (10 yrs)8132578340630771920211187732203921348161051.244.305.312.6172875805116.197.068.2807.6513.631.78128.90.7018.4
    Minor League Totals5722112405584763520166000000000.277.277.374.6512112790131.098.097.2700.000.000.00105.60.9522.4
    Minor: A Totals12043898111144839000000000.253.253.358.61143815726.105.105.2400.000.000.0054.81.8323.4
    Minor: A+ Totals11742993118910429000000000.275.275.371.64642915923.096.096.2680.000.000.00107.20.9319.5
    Minor: AA Totals12946885114147340000000000.244.244.323.56746815124.079.079.2390.000.000.00156.00.6421.0
    Minor: AAA Totals2067771292413914558000000000.310.310.416.72677732358.106.106.3060.000.000.00155.40.6424.1
    Texas Rangers Totals (4 yrs)4361629219407548141281254614324110337735.250.313.319.632182251976.205.069.2857.8513.231.69116.40.7718.7
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)1403123769450252710266128513.221.281.266.547353839.183.045.2707.3717.282.350.00.0013.0
    Washington Senators II Totals (2 yrs)132436521091235371993053143211.250.298.326.62447414220.167.076.2736.3311.181.7787.21.0518.4
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)105201324573121168213703102.224.296.303.5992266111.224.079.2689.2916.371.76201.00.4424.4
    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
    1968Cleveland IndiansALMLB242B5900.0115114326232229.9873.900.0036.667.02
    1968Cleveland IndiansALMLB24SS1400.0913112322.9571.600.008.715.93
    1969Cleveland IndiansALMLB252B3300.07894628178172.9665.200.0020.563.53
    1969Cleveland IndiansALMLB25OF200.01000111.0000.500.001.23.812
    1970Washington Senators IIALMLB262B3300.06479219145143.9864.300.0020.470.23
    1971Washington Senators IIALMLB272B100.00100111.0001.000.000.61.26
    1971Washington Senators IIALMLB273B8400.0631491415226212.9382.500.0052.898.81
    1972Texas RangersALMLB283B11801,005.21072221925348329.9452.800.3376.681.41
    1972Texas RangersALMLB28OF170139.2240302724.8891.400.1711.011.79
    1973Texas RangersALMLB292B14001,175.03273641198702691.9844.900.5986.498.61
    1973Texas RangersALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.710
    1974Texas RangersALMLB302B12000.02953372074652632.9695.300.0075.099.21
    1974Texas RangersALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.810
    1975Texas RangersALMLB312B2300.05660516121116.9595.000.0014.282.13
    1975Texas RangersALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.612
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB321B300.0920311111.0003.700.001.93.83
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB322B4600.07088414162158.9753.400.0028.459.02
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32DH2200.0000000.0000.000.0013.628.22
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB332B1100.01114232725.9262.300.006.840.74
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.325.94
    MLB Totals - (1B)300920311111.0003.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)46601,175101611515327822202167.9764.701.840.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)20201,0051703713340574541.9432.700.540.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1400913112322.9571.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)190139250302825.8931.300.180.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)3200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1968MLB---59-14-----
    1969MLB---33-----2-
    1970MLB---33-------
    1971MLB---184------
    1972MLB----118----17-
    1973MLB---140------1
    1974MLB---120------1
    1975MLB---23------1
    1976MLB--346------22
    1977MLB---11------7
    Totals--346620214---1932