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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Brian Edward Nichols
Stat Years
1985-1990
Height/Weight
6-0 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (91) ... P (38) ... 1B (7)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
El Cerrito (El Cerrito,CA)
Colleges
University of Southern California (USC) (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #21 (#540 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 90041
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1985USCPac10NCAA-1------19c------00000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986USCPac10NCAA-1------20c------50165194410011710112500000.267.313.345.6581765711.152.078.0006.2514.202.27165.00.5725.0
    1988USCPac10NCAA-1------22cDR:21-540---00000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Billings MustangsPioRkcin-23c---1391461639900182392034000.267.323.329.652162489.116.062.3105.5612.352.220.00.0023.1
    1990Billings MustangsPioRkcin3124c---2421401239900192582024100.279.325.343.668155489.100.064.3225.1612.902.500.00.0023.1
    1990Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAcin4424c---221727132001100101120100.181.294.208.50285152.167.027.21011.7612.941.100.00.0015.4
    1990Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-24c---2714341003001400000.286.333.357.6901551.143.071.4006.6726.674.000.00.0025.0
    Minor League Totals4109372389521005148285578200.255.318.312.63041711621.121.057.2986.7113.191.960.00.0022.1
    Minor: Rk Totals281286287818003748174058100.273.324.336.6603179618.108.063.3165.3612.622.350.00.0023.1
    Minor: A Totals2288610173001400111520100.198.300.233.533100203.163.035.23611.0015.001.360.00.0017.6
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1987USCPac10NCAA-1------21---DR:9-232401.70262100241742.12698021350001.115.530.004.467.441.911.671.000
    1988Billings MustangsPioRkcin-221---126.8717000717336.2433228324379081.8310.550.745.899.087.851.54.333
    1988Minor Totals: CINbyYearRk----221---126.9617000717336.7433228324379081.8510.690.755.979.207.961.54.333
    1989Billings MustangsPioRkcin-232---000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: CINbyYearRk----231---000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals126.7718000818337.7433228324379081.8010.400.735.818.957.741.54.333
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals401.71262100241742.32698021350001.125.560.004.497.481.921.671.000
    Minor: Rk Totals126.7718000818337.7433228324379081.8010.400.735.818.957.741.54.333
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1988Billings MustangsPioRk22P1700.0460010101.0000.600.0024.6100.03
    1989Billings MustangsPioRk23C3700.02533953297292.9837.900.0055.294.91
    1989Billings MustangsPioRk231B100.01001111.0001.000.001.52.64
    1990billings MustangsPioRk24C3600.01982754230225.9786.300.0054.585.71
    1990billings MustangsPioRk241B600.0436145049.9808.200.009.114.35
    1990Charleston WheelersSALA24C1400.06919118988.9896.300.009.866.74
    1990Cedar Rapids RedsMidwA24C400.02810029291.0007.300.003.057.14
    1999Gulf Coast Mets GCLRk33P900.01300441.0000.400.0015.00.010
    2000Kingsport MetsAppRk34P1200.057211412.8571.000.0017.90.09
    A Totals - (C)180097201117.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (C)73004516610717.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (1B)7004461517.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)380010162111.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1988Minor17----------
    1989Minor-371--------
    1990Minor-546--------
    1999Minor9----------
    2000Minor12----------
    Totals38917--------