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Dave NilssonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2004 MLB Years: 1992-1999
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PositionsC-714, 1B-216, DH-163, LF-65, OF-64, RF-58, 3B-43, 2B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Wayne Nilsson
Height6-3Weight240BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 14,1969 [48.243]PlaceBrisbane,Australia

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1987 by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Signing Bonus$10,000Signing ScoutsKevin GreatrexBill Castro
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-MIL-#10 ... 1992-MLB-#29 ... 1992-MLB-#2
MLB DebutMay 18,1992 [22.155]
OrganizationsMIL [13] ATL [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID15997Retrosheet IDnilsd001MLBAM ID119804
RelationshipsBrother of Jay Nilsson
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power68Contact80XBH63RBIs75Runs44Hitting74Durability54Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Helena BrewersPioRkmil-c1755188367413012101221401220.394.453.479.9329014213.417.085.197.41010.336.570.640.47188.0018.92
1988Beloit BrewersMidwAmil35c1895332287415244125254920520.223.277.316.59310521364.246.093.160.2686.8713.461.961.1083.0028.38
1989Stockton PortsCalifA+mil-c191254725911516655621517514410.244.316.335.65115827532.278.091.201.2999.5914.101.470.9494.4023.48
1990Stockton PortsCalifA+mil-c201073597010422374765433600430.290.362.426.78815332406.303.136.259.35310.598.870.841.7251.2930.77
1991El Paso DiablosTexAAmil-c21652495210424355740271410240.418.473.5981.07114932279.427.180.305.4699.685.020.521.7949.8030.77
1991Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-c21289510228011411171600000.232.348.347.695339112.269.115.295.32415.1814.290.940.8995.0040.91
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         933446212632367151443010240.366.437.529.96618241391.387.163.302.42711.257.670.681.5357.3332.54
1992Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-c22662403876167339104231902520.317.369.479.84811526270.327.162.283.3758.527.040.831.1180.0034.21
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11c225116415388042522171802011.232.304.354.6585812183.239.122.226.3019.299.841.062.1941.0031.58
1993El Paso DiablosTexAAmil-c23517581017112400100.471.500.7061.20612220.538.235.353.51010.0020.002.005.0017.0025.00
1993New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-c2317619216019015601100.344.388.492.88030768.364.148.213.3887.358.821.201.4761.0033.33
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         22781429702161271001200.372.414.538.95242988.397.166.244.4167.9511.361.432.2739.0031.03
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11c231002963576102740363736043510.257.336.375.71111119340.270.118.233.31710.8810.590.972.0642.2925.00
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11c-dh2410939751109283126910346101897.275.326.451.77717943440.292.176.264.3287.7313.861.792.7333.0839.45
1995Beloit SnappersMidwAmil-25311263017002000000.545.6151.0911.70612413.500.546.727.69615.380.000.007.6911.0066.67
1995El Paso DiablosTexAAmil-of25515171014100100000.467.467.7331.20011215.462.266.333.5190.006.670.006.6715.0028.57
1995New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-of2539140014002000000.444.545.7781.3237111.375.334.556.56018.180.000.009.099.0025.00
1995Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         113541740315104100000.486.538.8571.39530739.452.371.514.58910.262.560.257.6911.6741.18
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11of25812634173121125320244120549.278.337.468.80512325294.284.190.289.3458.1613.951.714.0821.9234.25
1996New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-1b26726371012004300001.269.367.423.79011230.273.154.308.35413.3310.000.753.3326.0028.57
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil14rf-dh2612345381150332178423576830364.331.407.525.93223852516.358.194.318.40211.0513.181.193.2926.6534.67
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil141b-dh2715655471154330208123658821787.278.352.446.79824753629.296.168.283.34710.3313.991.353.1827.7034.42
1998Beloit SnappersMidwAmil-1b28412353017002000101.417.467.9171.38411415.333.500.667.54013.330.000.006.6712.0080.00
1998El Paso DiablosTexAAmil-1b28517453005102000000.294.368.471.8398319.294.177.353.36810.530.000.000.000.0060.00
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         92971060112104000101.345.412.6551.06719734.310.310.483.44411.760.000.002.9429.0070.00
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil71b-lf2810230939831411256223348122112.269.339.437.77613527347.283.168.275.3409.5113.831.453.4625.7532.53
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil14c2911534356106191216212536422467.309.400.554.95419041404.324.245.397.40513.1215.841.215.2016.3338.68
2004Richmond BravesILAAAatl141b34165531310140071500012.236.323.309.63217262.308.073.200.28311.2924.192.141.6155.0015.38
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter83727793897891571010547015183204241012324057.284.356.461.81712812723153.300.177.291.00010.1513.451.333.3326.4734.47
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6062158324645133213432428192342524825154.299.365.427.7929221882429.322.128.241.0009.6310.371.081.4063.4729.15
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter13748664143327872116585903633.294.365.438.80321347553.318.144.274.00010.4910.671.021.4560.7532.87
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter802986212429377371311910340.416.468.6041.07218039333.425.188.312.0009.315.710.612.1042.5731.45
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23283112921938912103869411114840.264.336.374.71031159938.289.110.226.00010.0211.831.181.2869.2526.94
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter102355338521265525294920621.239.296.361.65712829392.258.122.194.0007.4012.501.691.5359.1734.12
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55188367413012101221401220.394.453.479.9329014213.417.085.197.00010.336.570.640.47188.0018.92
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter83727793897891571010547015183204241012324057.284.356.461.81712812723153.300.177.291.00010.1513.451.333.3326.4734.47
Average MLB - Per 162 games162538751533022091336282226811.284.356.461.81724853610.300.177.291.00010.1513.451.333.3326.4734.47
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625778717236698775636712741.299.365.427.79224650649.322.128.241.0009.6310.371.081.4063.4729.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Helena Brewers PioRkmil17C44--329287-364357.9818.11-----75580.062.9
1988Beloit Brewers MidwAmil18C62--4686264536530.9898.55-----99565.344.3
1988Beloit Brewers MidwAmil181B7--582-560601.0008.57------957.45.0
1989Stockton Ports CalifA+mil19C88--70165136779766.9838.70-----1312570.462.0
1989Stockton Ports CalifA+mil193B26--2159868880.9093.08------12520.818.3
1989Stockton Ports CalifA+mil192B1--21-1331.0003.00------1250.80.7
1990Stockton Ports CalifA+mil20C86--5517393633624.9867.26-----710780.461.0
1990Stockton Ports CalifA+mil201B7--442184746.9796.57------1076.55.0
1990Stockton Ports CalifA+mil203B5--511211816.8893.20------1074.73.5
1991El Paso Diablos TexAAmil21C50--343338-384376.9797.52-----16576.936.8
1991El Paso Diablos TexAAmil213B6--513--18181.0003.00------659.24.4
1991Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil21C22--117142-133131.9855.95-----42878.615.3
1991Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil211B6--292-431311.0005.17------2821.44.2
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil22C36--2203021252250.9926.94------6654.525.0
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil221B13--1268414138134.97110.31------6619.79.0
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil223B6--413--17171.0002.83------669.14.2
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22C46--2241621242240.9925.22-211263.6-5190.228.4
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil221B3--7--1771.0002.33------515.91.9
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22DH2---------------513.91.2
1993El Paso Diablos TexAAmil23C5--319-140401.0008.00------5100.03.7
1993New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil23C11--567116463.9845.73-----21764.77.6
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23C91--4303093469460.9815.05-602273.2710091.056.2
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23DH4---------------1004.02.5
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil231B4--273-330301.0007.50------1004.02.5
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24C60--2951523312310.9945.17-541084.4310955.052.2
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24DH43---------------10939.437.4
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil241B5--20--420201.0004.00------1094.64.3
1995El Paso Diablos TexAAmil25OF5--4---441.0000.80------5100.03.7
1995New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil25OF1--2---221.0002.00------333.30.7
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25OF58--9952-106104.9811.79------8171.640.3
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25DH14---------------8117.39.7
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil251B7--162-118181.0002.57------818.64.9
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25C2--2---221.0001.00------812.51.4
1996New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil261B3--253-428281.0009.33------742.92.1
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26RF55--9554-104100.9621.82------12344.734.0
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26DH40---------------12332.524.7
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil261B24--14513316161158.9816.58------12319.514.8
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26LF6--9---991.0001.50------1234.93.7
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26C2--21--331.0001.50------1231.61.2
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil271B74--61038671654648.9918.76------15647.446.0
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27DH59---------------15637.836.6
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27LF22--311--32321.0001.45------15614.113.7
1998Beloit Snappers MidwAmil281B3--231-124241.0008.00------475.02.2
1998El Paso Diablos TexAAmil281B5--327144039.9757.80------5100.03.6
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil281B49--35521643382376.9847.67------10248.030.2
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28LF37--4922-5351.9621.38------10236.322.8
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28C7--3111-3332.9704.57-3-100.011026.94.3
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28RF3--1---111.0000.33------1022.91.9
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29C101--5314453580575.9915.69-1042779.4211587.862.7
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29DH1---------------1150.90.6
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl341B6--442-246461.0007.67------1637.54.3
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl34C1--11--221.0002.00------166.30.7
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C309--1515107191016411622.9885.25-2427177.3133090.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B166--1180771513912721257.9887.57------1660.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH163---------------1630.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF65--8932-9492.9791.42------650.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF58--9654-105101.9621.74------580.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF58--9952-106104.9811.79------580.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C70--3945252451446.9896.37-----6700.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B28--22415424243239.9848.54------280.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--413--17171.0002.83------60.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C55--3744281424416.9817.56-----1550.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--513--18181.0003.00------60.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--327144039.9757.80------50.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--4---441.0000.80------50.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C174--125213822914121390.9847.99-----201740.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B31--267010710696.9063.10------310.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--442184746.9796.57------70.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--21-1331.0003.00------10.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C62--4686264536530.9898.55-----9620.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B10--813-684841.0008.40------100.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C44--329287-364357.9818.11-----7440.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Helena Brewers PioRkmil17-44---------
1988Beloit Brewers MidwAmil18-627--------
1989Stockton Ports CalifA+mil19-88-1-26-----
1990Stockton Ports CalifA+mil20-867--5-----
1991El Paso Diablos TexAAmil21-50---6-----
1991Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil21-226--------
1992Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil22-3613--6-----
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22-463-------2
1993El Paso Diablos TexAAmil23-5---------
1993New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil23-11---------
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23-914-------4
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24-605-------43
1995El Paso Diablos TexAAmil25---------5-
1995New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil25---------1-
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25-27------5814
1996New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAmil26--3--------
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26-224---6-55-40
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27--74---22---59
1998Beloit Snappers MidwAmil28--3--------
1998El Paso Diablos TexAAmil28--5--------
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28-749---37-3--
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil29-101--------1
2004Richmond Braves ILAAAatl34-16--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006AustraliaWBCTournament3635000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs35000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Winter League All-Star (DH)1
1997American League Player of the Week (July 21-July 27)1
2011Arizona League All-Star (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-02-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1999-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-01-28ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Brewers. 
* 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
1987Milwaukee Brewers-1710,000-------10,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1992Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll22109,000-68032-962,245109,000119,000
1993Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll23122,500-6812224968,431109,000241,500
1994Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll24182,500-5412040957,101109,000424,000
1995Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll25290,000-4241454999,520109,000714,000
1996Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll261,075,000-239874++957,870109,0001,789,000
1997Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll272,700,000-144584++1,182,177150,0004,489,000
1998Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll283,700,000-107288++1,276,192170,0008,189,000
1999Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll295,694,133-56194++1,454,491200,00013,883,133
* 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