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Ricky NelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1987 MLB Years: 1983-1986
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PositionsOF-592, DH-9Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRicky Lee Nelson
Height6-0Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 8,1959 [59.223]PlaceEloy,Arizona
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 4th round (78th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 24th round (613rd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-SEA-#2
MLB DebutMay 17,1983 [24.009]
OrganizationsSEA [6] CLE [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15918Retrosheet IDnelsr001MLBAM ID119710
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power70Contact65XBH66RBIs76Runs65Hitting71Durability47Team.465Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Arizona StateCollegeJrof2147154354854421112212000000.312.394.474.8687313175.338.162.357.39012.0011.430.952.2938.5027.08
1981Arizona StateCollegeSrof226725269871831868274322000000.345.419.6551.07416539284.322.310.528.47711.277.040.636.3414.0044.83
1981Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-of225619735565063732242900340.284.357.401.7587911224.303.117.244.34210.7112.951.212.6832.8319.64
1982Bakersfield MarinersCalifA+sea-of2314056665174361111014315326042730.307.345.433.77824548611.325.126.231.3455.249.821.881.8051.4527.59
1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-of242910220346352746111212330.333.393.598.9916114119.330.265.353.4199.2410.081.094.2020.4041.18
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea10of2498291327413353674175002134.254.294.371.66510821311.291.117.186.2955.4716.082.941.6158.2028.38
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-of257531054911141142111194404230.294.332.461.79314326335.311.167.261.3505.6713.132.323.2828.1828.57
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea10dh-of25915230012002400000.200.294.400.6946117.200.200.333.31611.7623.532.005.8815.0033.33
1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of26120489751313041670254267104560.268.302.444.74621750524.283.176.272.3234.9613.552.733.0530.5638.17
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28of2662200000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of2781293388219233375194914140.280.325.389.71411424318.326.109.181.3155.9715.412.580.9497.6729.27
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea16dh271012220001100400000.167.167.167.3342012.250.000.083.1500.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of28491671839922175182301120.234.267.347.6145813177.259.113.186.2644.5212.992.881.1383.5033.33
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of2817512800260101100000.157.157.275.43214251.158.118.098.1840.0021.570.003.9225.5025.00
1987Totals for AAA-AAA         662182047924235283401120.216.242.330.5727215228.238.114.165.2463.5114.914.251.7554.5031.91
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter123320387913363984195902134.247.288.363.65111622342.285.116.188.0005.5617.253.111.7553.3327.85
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56721753076151161656333983513929961722250.283.325.428.7539311882359.303.145.238.0005.8912.672.152.3738.8430.57
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter371141220738575153919552188321021512180.273.311.430.7416071291524.294.157.240.0005.4513.782.532.5636.2133.51
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14056665174361111014315326042730.307.345.433.77824548611.325.126.231.0005.249.821.881.8051.4527.59
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5619735565063732242900340.284.357.401.7587911224.303.117.244.00010.7112.951.212.6832.8319.64
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1144061041352372289386534000000.333.410.586.99623852459.328.253.463.00011.558.710.754.7918.4538.52
Seattle Mariners Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter123320387913363984195902134.247.288.363.65111622342.285.116.188.0005.5617.253.111.7553.3327.85
Average MLB - Per 162 games16242150104174851115257803145.247.288.363.65115329450.285.116.188.0005.5617.253.111.7553.3327.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626218817633516952810408525670.283.325.428.75326654674.303.145.238.0005.8912.672.152.3738.8430.57

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-Rel28000.0010100100.02100100009.0054.00--27.00--0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.02100100009.0054.00--27.00--0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.02100100009.0054.00--27.00--0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.006600660006600220.013206600066000009.0054.00--27.00--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea22OF35--497325956.9491.60------5662.550.0
1982Bakersfield Mariners CalifA+sea23OF137--1971393219210.9591.53------14097.997.9
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea24OF28--554126059.9832.11------2996.619.7
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24OF91--1221041136132.9711.45------9892.956.2
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24DH1---------------981.00.6
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea25OF72--141321146144.9862.00------7596.051.4
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25DH3---------------933.31.9
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25OF2--2---221.0001.00------922.21.2
1985Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea26OF106--210561221215.9732.03------12088.375.2
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26OF3--1---111.0000.33------650.01.9
1986Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea27OF62--1205--1251251.0002.02------8176.543.4
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27DH5---------------1050.03.1
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27OF1--2-1-32.6672.00------1010.00.6
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28OF38--857229492.9792.42------4977.627.1
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28OF17--30-2-3230.9381.76------17100.012.1
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF97--1271051142137.9651.41------970.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF323--64124136678665.9812.06------3230.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF137--1971393219210.9591.53------1370.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF35--497325956.9491.60------350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Bellingham Mariners NwstA-sea22---------35-
1982Bakersfield Mariners CalifA+sea23---------137-
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea24---------28-
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24---------911
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea25---------72-
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25---------23
1985Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea26---------106-
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26---------3-
1986Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea27---------62-
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27---------15
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28---------38-
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn28---------17-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2001Arizona Athletics ArizRkMinoroak42Manager563521.625--1 League Champions
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-05-11TradeTraded by Mets to Indians for Don Schulze. 
1986-12-17TradeTraded by Mariners to Mets for Doug Gwosdz. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2660,000-51630-370,78060,00060,000
1986Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2760,000-61437-386,34760,000120,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red