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Rocky NelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-1961 MLB Years: 1949-1961
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World Series Champion

Positions1B-386, OF-23Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGlenn Richard Nelson
Height5-11Weight178BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 18,1924PlacePortsmouth,Ohio
Death DateOctober 31,2006 [81.347]
High SchoolPortsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
MLB DebutApril 27,1949 [24.160]
OrganizationsPIT [4] SLN [4] BRO [2] CLE [1] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15920Retrosheet IDnelsr103MLBAM ID119701
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the International League Hall of Fame in 1960
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power58Contact67XBH63RBIs65Runs61Hitting58Durability45Team.555Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b248224428548443210111214005.221.258.336.5948216260.219.115.164.2754.234.621.091.5461.0029.63
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b257623527581041204026913003.247.324.336.6607915265.253.089.217.3119.813.400.350.38235.0025.86
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln191b26918341001001000001.222.263.278.5415119.222.056.111.2555.260.000.000.000.0025.00
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit61b26711952952741141110702005.267.302.359.6617012207.273.092.144.3054.833.380.700.48195.0023.08
1951Totals for NL-NL         802133256841151111702006.263.299.352.6517513226.268.089.141.3014.873.100.640.44213.0023.21
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         862183256841151112702006.257.296.344.6407513232.262.087.142.2965.173.020.580.43218.0023.21
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha492665000000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.12216.670.000.000.000.000.00
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         862183256841151112702006.257.296.344.6407513232.262.087.142.2965.173.020.580.43218.0023.21
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro321b2737396101003007400000.256.370.282.65211146.286.026.205.32115.228.700.570.000.0010.00
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle371b2944000000000100001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro8,211b313196720204150041000212.208.235.354.589346102.190.146.188.2553.929.802.503.9224.0030.00
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln71b-of3138566135038006600012.232.306.482.78827862.213.250.357.3419.689.681.004.8418.6761.54
1951Totals for NL-NL         6915213337072300101600224.217.262.401.6636114164.198.184.250.2946.109.761.604.2721.7142.42
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit141b3498175315111063200231931242.291.379.457.8368017204.296.166.297.36711.279.310.832.9429.1733.33
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit141b3593200346011173512241551452.300.382.470.8529419234.291.170.285.37210.266.410.632.9928.5731.67
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit141b367512715255151300171120023.197.301.370.6714711146.180.173.307.30011.647.530.653.4225.4044.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter62013941863476114311737313094121181326.249.317.379.6965291061555.247.130.227.0008.366.050.721.9944.9730.55
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter337697109188346199423745210461112.270.346.418.76429159791.267.148.253.0009.366.570.702.4036.6831.38
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20555364129248861504427270111.233.292.349.64119340606.234.116.204.0007.264.460.611.3269.1331.01
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6813513303041800111400212.222.277.333.610457148.218.111.193.0007.439.461.272.7033.7523.33
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65000000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.00016.670.000.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44000000000100001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162364499116484521342533237.249.317.379.69613828406.247.130.227.0008.366.050.721.9944.9730.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln241B70--56424-485885881.0008.40------8285.445.5
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln251B70--59651566652647.9929.24------7692.145.8
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B32--27524332302299.9909.34------7145.120.8
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF12--221--23231.0001.92------7116.97.8
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln261B4--291-530301.0007.50------944.42.6
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF1---------------911.10.6
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro271B5--16--216161.0003.20------3713.53.3
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B2--6--1661.0003.00------450.01.3
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro311B25--18920220211209.9918.36------3180.616.2
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B14--547-661611.0004.36------3836.89.1
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31OF8--11---11111.0001.38------3821.15.2
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit341B56--33718245357355.9946.34------9857.136.4
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF2--2-1-32.6671.00------982.01.3
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit351B73--46337248502500.9966.85------9378.547.4
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit361B35--23115126247246.9967.03------7546.722.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B386--27601971529929722957.9957.66------3860.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF23--3511-3736.9731.57------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24--70--------
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25--70--------
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--32------12-
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26--4------1-
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27--5--------
1954Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--2--------
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31--25--------
1956St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31--14------8-
1959Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34--56------2-
1960Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35--73--------
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36--35--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2743000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1960Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB3549230012001100000.333.400.6671.0676110.286.334.44410.0010.001.0010.009.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs812230012002300000.250.357.500.8576114.250.250.41714.2921.431.507.1412.0033.33

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1956-07-30Claimed on waivers by Cardinals from Dodgers. 
1954-05-11Purchased by Dodgers from Indians. 
1953-10-01TradeTraded by Dodgers to Indians for Bill Abernathie and Cash. 
1951-12-06TradeTraded by White Sox to Dodgers for Hector Rodriguez. 
1951-09-10Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Pirates. 
1951-05-17TradeTraded by Cardinals with Erv Dusak to Pirates for Stan Rojek. 
1942-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.