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Russ NixonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1957-1968 MLB Years: 1957-1968
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PositionsC-722Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRussell Eugene Nixon
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 19,1935PlaceCleves,Ohio
Death DateNovember 8,2016 [81.262]
High SchoolWestern Hills (Cincinnati,OH)
MLB DebutApril 20,1957 [22.060]
OrganizationsBOS [7] CLE [4] MIN [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID16005Retrosheet IDnixor101MLBAM ID119814
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed30Power41Contact77XBH40RBIs59Runs22Hitting70Durability48Team.491Ratings Explained
SELECT * FROM batting WHERE playerid = 16005 and pa > 0 ORDER BY Seq,statType

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle15c226218515527121801121201176.281.323.362.6856710199.291.081.141.2956.036.031.001.0192.5019.23
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle15c2311337642113174946031338042415.301.322.439.76116530395.314.138.165.3323.299.622.922.2841.7826.55
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle15c2482258236210312900152802519.240.277.314.5918114280.261.074.132.2635.3610.001.870.36258.0022.58
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle15c2525826205016016621123.244.308.341.64928692.250.097.159.2876.526.521.001.0982.0030.00
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22c25802722481173533011323041310.298.329.438.76711925290.310.140.184.3374.487.931.771.7254.4030.86
1960Totals for AL-AL         10535430101223639021929252513.285.324.415.73914731382.296.130.178.3254.977.591.531.5759.0030.69
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22c2687242247012211901131922315.289.327.368.6958915262.307.079.128.3104.967.251.460.38242.0021.43
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22c27651511142721190081400134.278.313.371.6845610160.299.093.146.2985.008.751.750.63151.0023.81
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5c2898287277718153000223241258.268.327.390.71711224316.286.122.199.3166.9610.131.451.5857.4031.17
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5c298116310387012000142920337.233.297.294.591488182.272.061.147.2637.6915.932.070.55163.0021.05
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5c30591371137510110062301328.270.295.321.616446147.316.051.095.2694.0815.653.830.000.0016.22
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20c31519652521070071311132.260.314.302.616293106.298.042.115.2686.6012.261.860.000.0012.00
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20c327417016406112200182902334.235.304.300.604518193.273.065.171.2719.3315.031.610.52170.0020.00
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15c33298511320060071300012.153.217.176.39315292.181.023.106.1847.6114.131.860.000.0015.38
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter90625042156701151927266071542791119263883.268.310.361.6719041612714.289.093.152.0005.6710.281.810.9992.7424.03
Boston Red Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter499133710835868913138028315388131844.268.312.361.673483901449.291.093.154.0005.7310.561.840.90102.8525.14
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2829018624739813990546842891433.274.308.378.68634160966.288.104.150.0004.768.701.831.3569.3124.29
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12526621658212900254213466.244.307.301.6088011299.282.057.150.0008.3614.051.680.33266.0016.92
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244838120213548012850235715.268.310.361.67116229485.289.093.152.0005.6710.281.810.9992.7424.03

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22C57--2683155304299.9845.25-----116291.937.3
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23C101--4993154535530.9915.25-----1011389.466.0
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24C74--3743168411405.9855.47-----48290.248.1
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25C74--3542653385380.9875.14-----78092.548.1
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C25--134812143142.9935.68-----225100.016.2
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26C66--3302492363354.9755.36-----118775.940.7
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27C38--2017-12082081.0005.47-----16558.523.8
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28C76--4832241509505.9926.64-----59877.647.2
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29C45--2731133287284.9906.31-----38155.627.8
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30C38--200104-214210.9815.53-----35964.423.5
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31C32--13752-144142.9864.44------5162.719.8
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32C69--3082621336334.9944.84-191163.377493.242.6
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33C27--147611154153.9945.67-14766.722993.116.7
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C722--3708238473139933946.9885.47-331864.7667220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22-57---------
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23-101---------
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24-74---------
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25-74---------
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-25---------
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26-66---------
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27-38---------
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28-76---------
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-45---------
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30-38---------
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31-32---------
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32-69---------
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33-27---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1970Sioux FallsNorthernInd-35Manager.000-- 
1971TampaFSLA+-36Manager.000-- 
1972TampaFSLA+-37Manager.000-- 
1973TampaFSLA+-38Manager.000-- 
1974TampaFSLA+-39Manager.000-- 
1975TampaFSLA+-40Manager.000-- 
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin41First Base Coach16210260.630--1Sparky AndersonWon World Series (Yankees)
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin42First Base Coach1628874.54310.02Sparky Anderson
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin43First Base Coach1619269.5712.52Sparky Anderson
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin44First Base Coach1619071.559--1John McNamaraLost NLCS (Pirates)
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin45First Base Coach1628973.5493.53John McNamara
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin46First Base Coach1086642.611--1John McNamara
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin47Manager16261101.37728.06 
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin47First Base Coach16261101.37728.06Russ Nixon,John McNamara
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin48Manager1627488.45717.06 
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon49Third Base Coach1617883.48418.05Bill Virdon,Jim Fanning
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon50Third Base Coach1618477.52216.53Buck Rodgers
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl51Assistant Coach1617289.44723.56Chuck Tanner
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl52Assistant Coach1616992.42920.55Chuck Tanner
1988Greenville BravesSouAAMinoratl53Manager1448757.604--1 Lost in Finals
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl53Manager16054106.33839.56 
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl54Manager1606397.39428.06 
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl55Manager1626597.40126.06 
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAMinormin56Manager1387068.5073.03 Lost in Semi-Finals
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea57Bench Coach1626498.39532.07Bill Plummer
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn58Manager1435885.40625.05 
1994Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn59Manager1435687.39229.05 
1998Billings MustangsPioRkMinorcin63Manager744034.5416.02 
1999Billings MustangsPioRkMinorcin64Manager754233.5606.02 Lost in Finals
2000Billings MustangsPioRkMinorcin65Manager753936.5206.53 
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit66Catching instructor16262100.38331.06Lloyd McClendon
2002Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit67Catching instructor1617289.44724.54Lloyd McClendon-
2003Lexington LegendsSALAMinorhou68Manager1186157.51725.05 Lost in Semi-Finals
2004Salem AvalancheCaroA+Minorhou69Manager1396574.46823.54 
2005Greeneville AstrosAppRkMinorhou70Manager662937.43918.53 
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou71Minor league defensive coordinator1628280.5061.52Phil Garner
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou72Minor league defensive coordinator1627389.45112.04Cecil Cooper,Phil Garner
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex73Minor league roving instructor1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Pioneer League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-04-05Released by White Sox. 
1968-04-08Released by Twins. 
1968-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1966-04-06TradeTraded by Red Sox with Chuck Schilling to Twins for Jose Calero and Dick Stigman. 
1960-06-13TradeTraded by Indians with Carroll Hardy to Red Sox for Ted Bowsfield and Marty Keough. 
1960-03-25Refused to report to Indians. 
1960-03-16TradeTraded by Indians to Red Sox for Jim Marshall and Sammy White. Trade Voided (January 25,1960) 
1953-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.