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DAVE NELSON

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1964-1977
Positions
2B-466, 3B-202, DH-32, OF-19, SS-14, 1B-3
Born
June 20, 1944  (70.032)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-10 / 160
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Junipero Serra  (Gardena,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1964 by CLE 
Full Name
David Earl Nelson 
TBC Player ID
15909
MLB Debut
April 11, 1968  (23.295)
Speed
96
Contact
52
Patience
38
Batting
51
Power
20

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Willie Bloomquist (86.68)
2.  Bob Dernier (84.76)
3.  Eric Owens (84.3)
4.  John Wathan (83.86)
5.  Abraham Nunez (83.44)
6.  Elvis Andrus (81.48)
7.  Jerry Coleman (80.89)
8.  Wayne Tolleson (79.45)
9.  Kazuo Matsui (79.41)
10.  Aaron Miles (79.23)
Age: 24
1.  Bernie Castro (78.53)
2.  Ezequiel Carrera (77.21)
3.  Tom Herr (75.5)
4.  Tony Gwynn (71.49)
5.  Dan Norman (71.32)
6.  Rob Ellis (71.27)
7.  Tony Piet (70.96)
8.  Steve Finley (70.93)
9.  Gene Kingsale (70.91)
10.  Tom Turner (70.65)
Age: 25
1.  Dan Costello (74.9)
2.  Ward Miller (72.33)
3.  Denny Williams (71.4)
4.  Del Baker (71.12)
5.  Jim Pyburn (70.67)
6.  Marty Callaghan (70.54)
7.  Joaquin Arias (70.47)
8.  Jim Breton (70.44)
9.  Lance Johnson (70.29)
10.  Ralph Young (70.11)
Age: 26
1.  Dan Costello (72.4)
2.  Larry Burright (71.1)
3.  Luis Ordaz (70.84)
4.  Marty Martinez (70.09)
5.  Mike Brumley (69.83)
6.  Ward Miller (69.3)
7.  Del Baker (69.15)
8.  Marty Callaghan (68.97)
9.  Mike Fischlin (68.59)
10.  George Twombly (68.49)
Age: 27
1.  Bert Tooley (81.21)
2.  Quinton McCracken (80.34)
3.  Doug Dascenzo (79.66)
4.  Julio Borbon (79.12)
5.  Wilbur Howard (79.08)
6.  Al Weis (79.06)
7.  Alex Diaz (78.44)
8.  Max Venable (78.28)
9.  Pete Compton (77.96)
10.  Eric Young (77.45)
Age: 28
1.  Gregor Blanco (84.59)
2.  Tony Gwynn (81.84)
3.  Cecil Espy (81.37)
4.  Bill Rariden (79.55)
5.  Jeff Huson (78.97)
6.  Nick Punto (78.9)
7.  Chris Getz (78.12)
8.  Adrian Brown (77.68)
9.  Everth Cabrera (77.34)
10.  Tim Cullen (77.15)
Age: 29
1.  Pat Listach (86.15)
2.  Bill Spiers (84.33)
3.  Milt Thompson (84.2)
4.  Quinton McCracken (84.03)
5.  Chuck Carr (82.89)
6.  Rick Miller (82.67)
7.  Jose Pagan (82.08)
8.  Jerry Coleman (81.56)
9.  Abraham Nunez (81.44)
10.  Alexi Casilla (80.59)
Age: 30
1.  Milt Thompson (85.13)
2.  Ryan Theriot (83.79)
3.  Bob Dernier (83.26)
4.  Abraham Nunez (82.06)
5.  Pete Coscarart (81.91)
6.  Bill Spiers (81.89)
7.  Willie Harris (81.28)
8.  Rick Miller (81.16)
9.  Jose Pagan (81.11)
10.  Dave Lopes (80.27)
Age: 31
1.  Eric Owens (84.35)
2.  Bob Dernier (84.17)
3.  Jose Pagan (82.2)
4.  Milt Thompson (80.6)
5.  Lenny Harris (80.33)
6.  Al Bumbry (80.2)
7.  Jerry Coleman (79.98)
8.  Elvis Andrus (79.88)
9.  Joe Girardi (78.99)
10.  Dick Howser (78.76)
Age: 32
1.  Eric Owens (84.88)
2.  Bob Dernier (84.21)
3.  Abraham Nunez (82.09)
4.  Jerry Coleman (81.32)
5.  Elvis Andrus (80.95)
6.  Lenny Harris (80.68)
7.  Jose Pagan (79.84)
8.  Dick Howser (78.56)
9.  Curtis Wilkerson (78.33)
10.  Rudy Law (78.31)
Age: 33
1.  Willie Bloomquist (88.54)
2.  Bob Dernier (84.76)
3.  Eric Owens (84.3)
4.  Abraham Nunez (83.44)
5.  John Wathan (81.58)
6.  Elvis Andrus (81.48)
7.  Jerry Coleman (80.89)
8.  Craig Counsell (79.8)
9.  Curtis Wilkerson (79.07)
10.  Rudy Law (78.68)


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