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Gene Nelson

Wayland Eugene Nelson

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 172 lb.

Born: December 3, 1960 in Tampa, Florida, US
High School: Pasco HS (Dade City , FL)

Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Pasco HS (Dade City , FL).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1978 17 -2.9 Rangers GULF Rk TEX 5 0 1.000 2.25 14 5 0 0 3 52.0 41 18 13 0 20 1 28 1 0 2 1.173 7.1 0.0 3.5 4.8 1.40
1979 18 -2.6 Asheville WCRS A TEX 13 5 .722 3.60 33 17 7 1 4 155.0 149 77 62 13 44 2 96 6 1 4 1.245 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.6 2.18
1980 19 -2.6 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 20 3 .870 1.97 27 25 16 5 0 196.0 146 51 43 4 70 1 130 1 2 4 1.102 6.7 0.2 3.2 6.0 1.86
1981 20 -4.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYY 4 0 1.000 3.21 7 6 1 0 0 1 42.0 34 15 15 4 19 0 45 0 1 2 1.262 7.3 0.9 4.1 9.6 2.37
1981 20 -1.9 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 0 0 5.40 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 9 6 6 1 5 0 8 0 0 2 1.400 8.1 0.9 4.5 7.2 1.60
1981 20 -5.3 Columbus IL AAA NYY 4 0 1.000 2.53 5 4 1 0 0 1 32.0 25 9 9 3 14 0 37 0 1 0 1.219 7.0 0.8 3.9 10.4 2.64
1982 21 -4.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 1 3 .250 3.35 5 5 0 2 0 0 37.2 36 18 14 1 28 2 22 1 0 0 1.699 8.6 0.2 6.7 5.3 0.79
1983 22 -3.6 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 9 4 .692 5.18 16 16 0 7 2 0 99.0 115 65 57 11 28 0 74 1 1 1 1.444 10.5 1.0 2.5 6.7 2.64
1984 23 -2.9 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 6 8 .429 5.62 17 17 0 6 1 0 112.0 138 75 70 15 54 3 89 5 1 11 1.714 11.1 1.2 4.3 7.2 1.65
7 Seasons 58 23 .716 3.56 119 91 1 38 9 8 693.2 659 319 274 48 263 9 484 15 6 24 1.329 8.6 0.6 3.4 6.3 1.84
Rk (1 season) Rk 5 0 1.000 2.25 14 5 0 0 3 52.0 41 18 13 0 20 1 28 1 0 2 1.173 7.1 0.0 3.5 4.8 1.40
A (3 seasons) A 33 8 .805 2.77 62 44 0 23 6 4 361.0 304 134 111 18 119 3 234 7 3 10 1.172 7.6 0.4 3.0 5.8 1.97
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 20 15 .571 4.81 43 42 1 15 3 1 280.2 314 167 150 30 124 5 222 7 3 12 1.561 10.1 1.0 4.0 7.1 1.79
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1978 17 -2.8 Rangers GULF Rk TEX 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 18 -2.8 Asheville WCRS A TEX 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 19 -2.4 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA NYY 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 -2.0 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 -5.0 Columbus IL AAA NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 21 -3.7 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -3.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 23 -2.2 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 20 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0 0
7 Seasons 122 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 46 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1978 17 Rangers GULF Rk TEX P 14 9 7 2 0 0 1.000 0.64
1979 18 Asheville WCRS A TEX P 33 36 7 26 3 5 .917 1.00
1980 19 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY P 27 31 9 20 2 0 .935 1.07
1981 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYY P 7 10 5 4 1 0 .900 1.29
1981 20 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY P 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1981 20 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 5 6 1 4 1 0 .833 1.00
1982 21 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 5 13 6 6 1 0 .923 2.40
1983 22 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 16 22 11 9 2 0 .909 1.25
1984 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 17 21 2 14 5 1 .762 0.94
7 Seasons 119 142 47 81 14 6 .901 1.08

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1978 17 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Rk TEX
1979 18 Asheville Tourists Western Carolinas League A TEX
1980 19 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League A NYY
1981 20 Columbus Clippers International League AAA NYY
1981 20 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League A NYY
1981 20 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1981-05-04 1981-09-22
1982 21 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1982 21 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1982-04-08 1982-08-01
1983 22 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1983 22 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1983-05-21 1983-10-01
1984 23 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1984 23 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1984-07-05 1984-09-28
1985 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1985-04-11 1985-10-03
1986 25 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1986-04-09 1986-10-04
1987 26 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1987-04-07 1987-10-01
1988 27 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1988-04-06 1988-10-01
1989 28 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-02
1991 30 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1991-05-21 1991-10-06
1992 31 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1992-04-09 1992-08-01
1993 32 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1993-04-10 1993-09-01
1993 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 2 1993-09-11 1993-09-29

Sabr ID: bbe7ef55

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