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Russ Nixon

Russell Eugene Nixon

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: February 19, 1935 in Cleves, Ohio, US
High School: Western Hills HS (Cincinnati, OH)

Major League Stats

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
1953 18 -3.2 Green Bay WISL D CLE 43 137 46 6 5 0 .336 .453 62
1954 19 -3.9 Jacksonville Beach FLOR D CLE 125 465 180 36 12 6 .387 .555 258
1955 20 -2.9 Keokuk IIIL B CLE 94 358 138 29 2 5 .385 .520 186
1956 21 -5.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CLE 105 348 320 38 102 19 5 4 44 3 23 25 .319 .367 .447 .814 143 7 2 2 1
1965 30 4.1 Toronto IL AAA BOS 31 109 93 10 30 3 2 0 14 2 2 12 12 .323 .407 .398 .805 37 2 1 1
1968 33 9.2 Pittsfield EL AA BOS 41 151 137 15 29 3 2 0 13 0 0 13 15 .212 .278 .263 .541 36 0 0 1
6 Seasons 439 1568 1510 63 525 96 28 15 71 5 2 48 52 .348 .369 .478 .847 722 7 4 3 3
D (2 seasons) D 168 602 602 226 42 17 6 .375 .375 .532 .907 320
B (1 season) B 94 358 358 138 29 2 5 .385 .385 .520 .905 186
AA (1 season) AA 41 151 137 15 29 3 2 0 13 0 0 13 15 .212 .278 .263 .541 36 0 0 1
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 136 457 413 48 132 22 7 4 58 5 2 35 37 .320 .377 .436 .812 180 7 4 3 2
A 7890 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 PB lgCS% PO
1956 21 Indianapolis AA AAA CLE C 95 448 402 37 9 5 .980 4.62 9
1965 30 Toronto IL AAA BOS C 26 209 195 11 3 1 .986 7.92 2
1968 33 Pittsfield EL AA BOS OF 3 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1968 33 Pittsfield EL AA BOS C 36 234 208 23 3 1 .987 6.42 1
3 Seasons 160 897 811 71 15 7 .983 5.51 12
C (3 seasons) C 157 891 805 71 15 7 .983 5.58 12
OF (1 season) OF 3 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1970 35 Sioux Falls NORL A- CIN 1 of 1 70 24 46 .343
1971 36 Lakeland FLOR A DET 1 of 2 142 63 78 .447
1972 37 Lakeland FLOR A DET 1 of 2 130 61 69 .469
1973 38 Lakeland FLOR A DET 1 of 2 140 80 60 .571
1974 39 Lakeland FLOR A DET 1 of 2 130 66 64 .508
1975 40 Lakeland FLOR A DET 1 of 2 133 53 79 .402
1982 47 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 2 162 61 101 .377
1983 48 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 1 162 74 88 .457
1988 53 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1 of 2 160 54 106 .338
1988 53 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 1 of 2 144 87 57 .604
1989 54 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1 of 1 161 63 97 .394
1990 55 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1 of 2 162 65 97 .401
1991 56 Portland PCL AAA MIN 1 of 1 138 70 68 .507
1994 59 Las Vegas PCL AAA SDP 1 of 1 144 56 87 .392
1998 63 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 74 40 34 .541
1999 64 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 75 42 33 .560
2000 65 Billings PION Rk CIN 1 of 1 75 39 36 .520
2003 68 Lexington SALL A HOU 1 of 1 138 75 63 .543
2004 69 Salem CARL A+ HOU 1 of 1 139 65 74 .468
2005 70 Greeneville APPY Rk HOU 1 of 1 66 29 37 .439
19 Seasons 2545 1167 1374 .459
A (6 seasons) 813 398 413 .491
MLB (5 seasons) 807 317 489 .393
Rk (4 seasons) 290 150 140 .517
AAA (2 seasons) 282 126 155 .448
AA (1 season) 144 87 57 .604
A- (1 season) 70 24 46 .343
A+ (1 season) 139 65 74 .468

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1953 18 Green Bay Bluejays Wisconsin State League D CLE
1954 19 Jacksonville Beach Sea Birds Florida State League D CLE
1955 20 Keokuk Kernels Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B CLE
1956 21 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CLE
1957 22 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1957-04-20 1957-09-17
1958 23 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
1959 24 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1959-04-10 1959-09-27
1960 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1960-04-19 1960-06-05
1960 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 2 1960-06-14 1960-10-01
1961 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 27 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1962-04-10 1962-09-30
1963 28 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-28
1964 29 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1964-04-16 1964-10-04
1965 30 Toronto Maple Leafs International League AAA BOS
1965 30 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1965-04-18 1965-10-03
1966 31 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1966-04-15 1966-10-02
1967 32 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1967-04-11 1967-10-01
1968 33 Pittsfield Red Sox Eastern League AA BOS
1968 33 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1968-07-17 1968-09-16

Sabr ID: ffb9c4d1

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