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Nelson NormanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1989 MLB Years: 1978-1987
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PositionsSS-831, 2B-243, 3B-45, OF-5, 1B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNelson Augusto Norman
Height6-2Weight160BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 23,1958 [60.124]PlaceSan Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1975 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB DebutMay 20,1978 [19.362]
OrganizationsPIT [6] MON [4] TEX [4] BAL [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16027Retrosheet IDnormn001MLBAM ID119840
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power21Contact89XBH22RBIs32Runs35Hitting52Durability45Team.516Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975GCL PiratesGCLRk-1751202195350013000000000.262.262.287.549585202.262.025.025.2520.000.000.000.000.009.43
1976Charl. S.C.WcarA-1812854488151151248000000000.278.278.320.59817418544.275.042.042.2750.000.000.000.37272.0011.92
1977Shreveport MetsTexAAnyn-1994358319014202345213806300.251.291.302.59310816388.279.051.106.2695.419.791.810.000.0017.78
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-19289092140081141301100.233.263.278.54125496.269.045.089.2454.1713.543.250.000.0019.05
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1224484011118203156255107400.248.285.297.58213320484.277.049.103.2645.1710.542.040.000.0018.02
1978Tucson TorosPCLAAAtex-ss2012246982133177276176513328500.284.353.362.71517026535.298.078.211.3299.536.170.650.37234.5019.55
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex4ss202334192001000501001.265.265.324.58911235.310.059.059.2650.0014.290.000.000.0022.22
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex4ss21147343367693021411941018305.222.260.265.5259112383.249.043.108.2414.9610.702.160.000.0015.79
1980Charleston CharliesILAAAtex-ss22289972420054414601000.242.336.263.599262114.258.021.162.28812.285.260.430.000.008.33
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex4ss221732470001011101002.219.242.219.4617034.226.000.000.2142.942.941.000.000.000.00
1981Wichita AerosAmerAAAtex-ss23115349378670031322640111400.246.297.266.563937391.275.020.097.2656.6510.231.540.000.008.14
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex4ss23713131002001200100.231.267.308.5754115.250.077.154.2586.6713.332.000.000.0033.33
1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit20ss241344455812074152911762724330.270.376.310.68613812530.283.040.207.32214.345.090.360.19445.0010.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit222b2433000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Lynn SailorsEastAApit-2b251224107711013555324852515430.268.392.361.75314823505.273.093.295.34816.834.950.290.9982.0020.91
1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-2b267320929608101803371400240.287.391.335.726709248.305.048.211.33514.925.650.380.000.0015.00
1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-2b278420419384221132351706300.186.302.255.557528248.191.069.245.26614.116.850.490.81102.0021.05
1986Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-ss281224025311619314523441514440.289.357.358.71514423455.295.069.177.3239.673.300.340.22402.0019.83
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ss-3b2976219306411143010231401630.292.351.406.7578916249.290.114.224.3299.245.620.611.6154.7525.00
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33ss2914000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1988Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ss30671591435102180012903120.220.273.264.537423175.221.044.119.2456.865.140.751.1479.508.57
1989Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ss31812110000002103000.083.214.083.2971017.091.000.167.16611.765.880.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1984294295123025422150020408.221.256.263.51911315474.248.042.096.0004.4310.552.380.000.0015.79
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1252417155411021272619431464143025275336190.264.331.321.65213381724697.275.057.161.0009.155.370.590.40219.5315.61
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter7352255286582611511249382928017453825120.258.338.313.651706872603.273.055.183.00010.766.680.620.42205.0014.95
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter338117016131646106121812150782151170.270.351.342.693400621348.283.072.197.00011.135.790.520.45195.0019.62
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12854488151151248000000000.278.278.320.59817418544.275.042.042.0000.000.000.000.37272.0011.92
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51202195350013000000000.262.262.287.549585202.262.025.025.0000.000.000.000.000.009.43
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1944224295123025422149020408.225.260.268.52811315467.252.043.097.0004.5010.492.330.000.0015.79
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623513478102020321741016307.221.256.263.5199212388.248.042.096.0004.4310.552.380.000.0015.79
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625407214316325665563317520.264.331.321.65217322608.275.057.161.0009.155.370.590.40219.5315.61

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Tucson Toros PCLAAAtex20SS122--2003763993615576.9374.72------122100.087.1
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex20SS18--1446176160.9843.33------2378.311.1
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex203B6--24-1661.0001.00------2326.13.7
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex21SS142--1773022464503479.9523.37------14796.687.7
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex212B1---------------1470.70.6
1980Charleston Charlies ILAAAtex22SS24--4075315118115.9754.79------2885.717.4
1980Charleston Charlies ILAAAtex222B3--106-416161.0005.33------2810.72.2
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex22SS17--21454127066.9433.88------17100.010.6
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex23SS109--1823062975517488.9444.48------11594.880.7
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex233B4---21-32.6670.50------1153.53.0
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex23SS5--521152726.9635.20------771.44.8
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit24SS134--2243421950585566.9684.22------134100.093.1
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit242B1---1--111.0001.00------1340.70.7
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit242B2---------------366.71.2
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24SS1--12--331.0003.00------333.30.6
1983Lynn Sailors EastAApit252B100--1902671455471457.9704.57------12282.071.9
1983Lynn Sailors EastAApit25SS23--2540356865.9562.83------12218.916.5
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit262B49--90121724218211.9684.31------7367.135.0
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit26SS17--2345-1868681.0004.00------7323.312.1
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit263B4--48111312.9233.00------735.52.9
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit261B1--4---441.0004.00------731.40.7
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal272B67--121174941304295.9704.40------8479.848.2
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27SS16--1651977667.8824.19------8419.011.5
1986Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon28SS112--1652611955445426.9573.80------12291.878.3
1986Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon28OF4--72--991.0002.25------1223.32.8
1986Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon282B4--1011122221.9555.25------1223.32.8
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29SS32--4780618133127.9553.97------7642.123.2
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon293B24--1223123635.9721.46------7631.617.4
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon292B15--2435186059.9833.93------7619.710.9
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29OF1--1---111.0001.00------761.30.7
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29SS1--111-32.6672.00------1100.00.6
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon30SS55--66104627176170.9663.09------6782.138.7
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon303B7--291-1211.9171.57------6710.44.9
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon302B1--1---111.0001.00------671.50.7
1989Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon31SS3--69-415151.0005.00------837.52.1
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS184--2194173188667636.9543.46------1840.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--24-1661.0001.00------60.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 9 season(s)-   SS512--804138811130723032192.9524.28------5120.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B136--2463371777600583.9724.29------1360.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B39--1842436460.9381.54------390.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--4---441.0004.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS135--1903012260513491.9573.64------1350.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B104--2002781557493478.9704.60------1040.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--72--991.0002.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Tucson Toros PCLAAAtex20----122------
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex20----186-----
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex21---1142------
1980Charleston Charlies ILAAAtex22---324------
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex22----17------
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex23----1094-----
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex23----5------
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit24---1134------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---21------
1983Lynn Sailors EastAApit25---10023------
1984Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit26--149174-----
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27---6716------
1986Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon28---4112----4-
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29---153224---1-
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29----1------
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon30---1557-----
1989Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon31----3------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkMinormon34Manager593524.593--1 Lost in Finals
1993Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkMinormon35Manager582731.46611.53 
1994Gulf Coast Expos GCLRkMinormon36Manager593524.5933.02 
1995Macon BravesSALAMinoratl37Manager1417170.5048.54 
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal57Director, Dom Rep Baseball Operations1628181.50012.03Buck Showalter
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal58Director, Dom Rep Baseball Operations1628973.5494.02Buck ShowalterLost AL Wild-Card Game (Blue Jays)
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal59Director, Dom Rep Baseball Operations1627587.46318.05Buck Showalter
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal60Director, Dom Rep Baseball Operations15444110.28660.55Buck Showalter
* 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
1987-05-04Released by Expos. 
1985-12-16TradeTraded by Orioles to Expos for Steve Baker. 
1985-01-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1984-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-04-01TradeTraded by Rangers to Pirates for Victor Cruz. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Pirates with Al Oliver to Rangers for Bert Blyleven and John Milner. 
1975-01-06ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2960,000-59532-344,90660,00060,000
* 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