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Otis Nixon

Otis Junior Nixon

Positions: Outfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: January 9, 1959 in Evergreen, North Carolina, US
School: Louisburg College (Louisburg , NC)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 21st round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Louisburg College (Louisburg , NC), the California Angels in the 1st round (4th) of the 1979 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Louisburg College (Louisburg , NC) and the New York Yankees in the 1st round (3rd) of the 1979 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Louisburg College (Louisburg , NC).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
197920-0.4PaintsvilleAPPYRkNYY632642035858103125535740.286.441.379.82077031
1980210.0GreensboroSALLANYY136614493124137125348671311388.278.412.341.753168152
198122-1.0NashvilleSOULAANYY12752740789102920207215110101.251.413.283.6951153610
198223-1.22 Teams2 LgsAA-AAANYY13161049090138720341073010897.282.412.304.71614911010
198223-0.5NashvilleSOULAANYY7234628347803202061175956.283.408.307.716871300
198223-2.1ColumbusILAAANYY5926420743584001446134941.280.416.300.716620710
198324-0.9ColumbusILAAANYY13867155712916211604194299683.291.393.332.72518511251
198425-0.3MaineILAAACLE7230525342705102239104445.277.381.304.686770620
1987282.1BuffaloAAAAACLE5928324951711342233673430.285.371.394.765980000
1988292.6IndianapolisAAAAAMON6728223552676301940144328.285.394.336.730790311
8 Seasons7933556288763580573266232460121605512.279.403.328.732948645132
Rk (1 season)Rk632642035858103125535740.286.441.379.82077031
A (1 season)A136614493124137125348671311388.278.412.341.753168152
AA (2 seasons)AA19987369013618212404013332169157.264.411.293.7042024910
AAA (5 seasons)AAA395180515013174283914211925573266227.285.391.334.72550112892
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGCGChPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
197920PaintsvilleAPPYRkNYYSS352211.8001.33
197920PaintsvilleAPPYRkNYY3B62182521201012.9452.77
198021GreensboroSALLANYYSS6628095176929.9684.11
198021GreensboroSALLANYY3B71228691322711.8822.83
198122NashvilleSOULAANYYSS1246021983485651.9074.40
1982232 Teams2 LgsAAA-AANYY2B763971462411045.9755.09
1982232 Teams2 LgsAA-AAANYYSS55250841392727.8924.05
198223NashvilleSOULAANYYSS38178521062019.8884.16
198223NashvilleSOULAANYY2B3418274105322.9845.26
198223ColumbusILAAANYYSS1772323378.9033.82
198223ColumbusILAAANYY2B4221572136723.9674.95
198324ColumbusILAAANYYOF127371363532.9922.90
198324ColumbusILAAANYY2B942221911.9764.56
198425MaineILAAACLEOF70214206711.9953.04
198728BuffaloAAAAACLEOF58176170330.9832.98
198829IndianapolisAAAAAMONOF67132130110.9921.96
8 Seasons788287915371193149180.9483.46
SS (4 seasons)SS248113737966593108.9184.21
OF (4 seasons)OF3228938691683.9912.75
2B (2 seasons)2B854391682601146.9755.04
3B (2 seasons)3B1334101212523723.9102.80

Teams Played For

YearAgeTmLgLevAff
197920Paintsville YankeesAppalachian LeagueRkNYY
198021Greensboro HornetsSouth Atlantic LeagueANYY
198122Nashville SoundsSouthern LeagueAANYY
198223Columbus ClippersInternational LeagueAAANYY
198223Nashville SoundsSouthern LeagueAANYY
198324Columbus ClippersInternational LeagueAAANYY
198324New York YankeesAmerican LeagueMLBNYY11983-09-091983-10-02
198425Maine GuidesInternational LeagueAAACLE
198425Cleveland IndiansAmerican LeagueMLBCLE11984-04-031984-06-17
198526Cleveland IndiansAmerican LeagueMLBCLE11985-04-111985-10-06
198627Cleveland IndiansAmerican LeagueMLBCLE11986-04-091986-10-05
198728Buffalo BisonsAmerican AssociationAAACLE
198728Cleveland IndiansAmerican LeagueMLBCLE11987-04-091987-05-05
198829Indianapolis IndiansAmerican AssociationAAAMON
198829Montreal ExposNational LeagueMLBMON11988-06-211988-10-02
198930Montreal ExposNational LeagueMLBMON11989-04-041989-09-26
199031Montreal ExposNational LeagueMLBMON11990-04-091990-10-03
199132Atlanta BravesNational LeagueMLBATL11991-04-101991-09-15
199233Atlanta BravesNational LeagueMLBATL11992-04-241992-10-04
199334Atlanta BravesNational LeagueMLBATL11993-04-051993-10-03
199435Boston Red SoxAmerican LeagueMLBBOS11994-04-041994-08-10
199536Texas RangersAmerican LeagueMLBTEX11995-04-261995-10-01
199637Toronto Blue JaysAmerican LeagueMLBTOR11996-04-011996-09-20
199738Toronto Blue JaysAmerican LeagueMLBTOR11997-04-011997-08-12
199738Los Angeles DodgersNational LeagueMLBLAD21997-08-131997-09-27
199839Minnesota TwinsAmerican LeagueMLBMIN11998-04-011998-09-27
199940Atlanta BravesNational LeagueMLBATL11999-04-051999-10-03

Sabr ID: 2bf962ee

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