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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Wayland Eugene Nelson
Stat Years
1978-1993  [mlb] 1981-1993
Height/Weight
6-0 / 174
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (579) ... DH (3)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1960-12-03 in Tampa, Florida   [59.121]
High School
Pasco (Dade City,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #30 (#690 overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-05-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.152)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [6] CHA [3] SEA [3] NYA [2] TEX [2] CAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15911 ... retro id: nelsg001 ... mlbam id: 119715
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-171---502.251450009352.0411813020282011.177.100.003.464.853.121.401.000
    1978Minor Totals: TEXbyYearRk----171---502.251450009352.0411813020282011.177.100.003.464.853.121.401.000
    1980Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-192---2031.972725165020196.014651434701304011.106.700.183.215.972.341.86.870
    1980Minor Totals: NYAbyYearA+----191---2031.972725165020196.014651434701304011.106.700.183.215.972.341.86.870
    1981Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-203---005.40220000010.09661582001.408.100.904.507.205.401.60.000
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-203---402.53540011132.02599314370101.227.030.843.9410.412.532.641.000
    1981New York YankeesALMLBnya46,55203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.81870001039.1402421523162011.609.151.145.263.665.490.70.750
    1981Minor Totals: NYAbyYearA+/AAA----202---403.21760011142.0341515419452101.267.290.864.079.643.212.371.000
    1981MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf314.83870001039.3402421523162011.619.211.155.293.685.520.70.750
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-214---133.35552000037.2361814128220011.708.600.246.695.264.300.79.250
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24,43214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.62221921230122.213370631660714221.579.761.174.405.215.141.18.400
    1982Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----211---133.39552000037.7361814128220011.728.710.246.775.324.350.79.250
    1982MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.64221921230122.713370631660714221.589.801.184.425.235.161.18.400
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-225---945.1816167200099.011565571128741011.4410.451.002.556.735.912.64.692
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.881051025032.0382928621111011.8410.691.695.913.098.160.52.000
    1983Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----221---945.1816167200099.011565571128741011.4410.451.002.556.735.912.64.692
    1983MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.881051025032.0382928621111011.8410.691.695.913.098.160.52.000
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-236---685.63171761000112.0138757015548911051.7111.091.214.347.156.031.65.429
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.4620920411174.2723837917364111.198.681.082.054.344.582.12.375
    1984Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----231---685.63171761000112.0138757015548911051.7111.091.214.347.156.031.65.429
    1984MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.4920920411174.7723837917364111.208.731.092.064.374.612.12.375
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10104.2646181011282145.21447469236710111171.458.901.424.146.244.571.51.500
    1985MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10104.2846181011282145.71447469236710111171.458.931.434.156.264.591.51.500
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.855410026536114.21185249741703031.399.260.553.225.494.081.71.500
    1986MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.865410026536114.71185249741703031.399.300.553.235.524.101.71.500
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19,40269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.935460015483123.212058541235947051.258.730.872.556.844.222.69.545
    1987MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.945460015483123.712058541235947051.268.770.882.566.874.242.69.545
    1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak192710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.065410020533111.2934238938674631.177.500.733.065.403.391.76.600
    1988MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.085410020533111.7934238938674631.187.530.733.085.423.401.76.600
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak192811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf353.26500001550380.0603329530705021.136.750.563.387.883.712.33.375
    1989MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf353.26500001550380.0603329530705021.136.750.563.387.883.712.33.375
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak192912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf331.57510001751574.2551413517381030.966.630.602.054.581.692.24.500
    1990MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf331.58510001751574.7551413517381030.976.670.612.064.611.702.24.500
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak193013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf156.84440001144048.26038371223230031.7111.102.224.254.257.031.00.167
    1991MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf156.91440001144048.76038371223230031.7211.202.244.294.297.101.00.167
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak193114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf316.4528200826051.2683737522232001.7411.850.873.834.016.451.05.750
    1992MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf316.5028200826051.7683737522232001.7611.950.883.874.046.501.05.750
    1993California AngelsALMLBcal163215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf053.08460002046452.2502518323311021.398.540.513.935.304.271.35.000
    1993Texas RangersALMLBtex233215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.3860002618.010330141001.3811.250.001.134.503.384.00.000
    1993MLB Totals: CAL-TEXbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf053.14520002252560.7602821324352021.408.970.453.595.234.191.46.000
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)53644.134936861153425281,080.010615374961174186554610331.378.840.983.485.464.481.57.453
    American League Totals (14 yrs)53644.134936861153425281,080.010615374961174186554610331.378.840.983.485.464.481.57.453
    Minor League Totals45183.5586743181124538.75102422123521938820191.358.530.593.666.494.051.77.714
    Minor: Rk Totals502.251450009352.0411813020282011.177.100.003.464.853.121.401.000
    Minor: A+ Totals2032.142927165020206.015557495751386011.126.770.223.286.032.491.84.870
    Minor: AAA Totals20154.824342153111280.73141671503012422212171.5610.090.963.987.135.361.79.571
    Oakland Athletics Totals (6 yrs)25253.822819008627214490.345622220848165315196161.278.370.883.035.784.081.91.500
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)19214.16120283041929335.033416415539125207182111.378.971.053.365.564.411.66.475
    California Angels Totals (1 yrs)053.10460002046452.7502518323311021.408.620.523.975.344.311.35.000
    Seattle Mariners Totals (2 yrs)6125.31322431480154.717199912281825231.639.981.284.734.795.781.01.333
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)314.83870001039.3402421523162011.619.211.155.293.685.520.70.750
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)003.3860002618.010330141001.3811.250.001.134.503.384.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-23p---1206010000000101000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.2000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3024pL-S-E-P2471000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1927pL-S-E-P3570100000100000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1928pL-S-E-P4510100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1931pL-S-E-P5290100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)1841300000100000000.000.000.000.0001001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (4 yrs)1841300000100000000.000.000.000.0001001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals206010000000101000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.2000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals206010000000101000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.2000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (3 yrs)1370300000100000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)471000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRk17P1400.07200991.0000.600.0025.5100.02
    1980Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+19P2700.0920203129.9351.100.0019.7100.03
    1981Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+20P200.04000441.0002.000.001.5100.013
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAA20P500.0141065.8331.000.003.6100.013
    1981New York YankeesALMLB20P8039.13610109.9001.100.237.5100.013
    1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA21P500.066101312.9232.400.003.5100.012
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLB21P220122.21020143130.9681.400.2513.6100.010
    1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA22P1600.0119202220.9091.300.0011.3100.010
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLB22P10032.056101211.9171.100.346.2100.013
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA23P1700.0214512116.7620.900.0012.185.010
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLB23P20074.21180119191.0001.000.2612.3100.011
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLB24P460145.21019103029.9670.600.2028.497.94
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLB25P540114.28170325251.0000.500.2233.3100.01
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P540123.2813202321.9130.400.1733.3100.01
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.913
    1988Oakland AthleticsALMLB27P540111.24110115151.0000.300.1333.394.74
    1988Oakland AthleticsALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.23.57
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLB28P50080.06300991.0000.200.1130.998.03
    1990Oakland AthleticsALMLB29P51074.248101312.9230.200.1631.5100.03
    1991Oakland AthleticsALMLB30P44048.24400881.0000.200.1727.2100.04
    1992Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P28051.23400771.0000.300.1417.396.611
    1993California AngelsALMLB32P46052.2470111111.0000.200.2128.4100.02
    1993Texas RangersALMLB32P608.00100111.0000.200.133.7100.017
    MLB Totals - (P)49301,07580127710214207.9670.400.190.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)43002033916253.8551.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)29001320203533.9431.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)14007200991.0000.600.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor14----------
    1980Minor27----------
    1981MLB8----------
    1981Minor7----------
    1982MLB22----------
    1982Minor5----------
    1983MLB10----------
    1983Minor16----------
    1984MLB20----------
    1984Minor17----------
    1985MLB46----------
    1986MLB54----------
    1987MLB54---------1
    1988MLB54---------2
    1989MLB50----------
    1990MLB51----------
    1991MLB44----------
    1992MLB28----------
    1993MLB52----------
    Totals579---------3