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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, FL
High School: Pasco HS (Dade City, FL)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the 1978 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 4, 1981 (Age 20)
Teams (by GP): Athletics/WhiteSox/Angels/Mariners/Yankees/... 1981-1993

Final Game: September 29, 1993 (Age 32)
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1981 20 NYY AL 3 1 .750 4.81 5.27 8 7 0 0 0 0 39.1 40 24 21 5 23 1 16 1 0 2 179 75 1.602 9.2 1.1 5.3 3.7 0.70
1982 21 SEA AL 6 9 .400 4.62 4.77 22 19 2 2 1 0 122.2 133 70 63 16 60 1 71 2 2 4 545 92 1.573 9.8 1.2 4.4 5.2 1.18
1983 22 SEA AL 0 3 .000 7.88 6.57 10 5 2 1 0 0 32.0 38 29 28 6 21 2 11 1 0 1 153 55 1.844 10.7 1.7 5.9 3.1 0.52
1984 23 CHW AL 3 5 .375 4.46 4.09 20 9 4 2 0 1 74.2 72 38 37 9 17 0 36 1 1 4 304 94 1.192 8.7 1.1 2.0 4.3 2.12
1985 24 CHW AL 10 10 .500 4.26 4.87 46 18 11 1 0 2 145.2 144 74 69 23 67 4 101 7 1 11 643 101 1.449 8.9 1.4 4.1 6.2 1.51
1986 25 CHW AL 6 6 .500 3.85 3.49 54 1 26 0 0 6 114.2 118 52 49 7 41 5 70 3 0 3 488 114 1.387 9.3 0.5 3.2 5.5 1.71
1987 26 OAK AL 6 5 .545 3.93 3.58 54 6 15 0 0 3 123.2 120 58 54 12 35 0 94 5 0 7 530 106 1.253 8.7 0.9 2.5 6.8 2.69
1988 27 OAK AL 9 6 .600 3.06 3.72 54 1 20 0 0 3 111.2 93 42 38 9 38 4 67 3 6 4 456 125 1.173 7.5 0.7 3.1 5.4 1.76
1989 28 OAK AL 3 5 .375 3.26 3.03 50 0 15 0 0 3 80.0 60 33 29 5 30 3 70 2 0 5 335 114 1.125 6.8 0.6 3.4 7.9 2.33
1990 29 OAK AL 3 3 .500 1.57 3.46 51 0 17 0 0 5 74.2 55 14 13 5 17 1 38 3 0 1 291 236 0.964 6.6 0.6 2.0 4.6 2.24
1991 30 OAK AL 1 5 .167 6.84 6.72 44 0 11 0 0 0 48.2 60 38 37 12 23 1 23 3 0 0 229 56 1.705 11.1 2.2 4.3 4.3 1.00
1992 31 OAK AL 3 1 .750 6.45 4.43 28 2 8 0 0 0 51.2 68 37 37 5 22 5 23 0 0 2 234 58 1.742 11.8 0.9 3.8 4.0 1.05
1993 32 TOT AL 0 5 .000 3.12 3.76 52 0 22 0 0 5 60.2 60 28 21 3 24 5 35 2 0 2 265 144 1.385 8.9 0.4 3.6 5.2 1.46
1993 32 CAL AL 0 5 .000 3.08 3.98 46 0 20 0 0 4 52.2 50 25 18 3 23 4 31 2 0 1 231 146 1.386 8.5 0.5 3.9 5.3 1.35
1993 32 TEX AL 0 0 3.38 2.36 6 0 2 0 0 1 8.0 10 3 3 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 34 129 1.375 11.3 0.0 1.1 4.5 4.00
13 Yrs 53 64 .453 4.13 4.22 493 68 153 6 1 28 1080.0 1061 537 496 117 418 32 655 33 10 46 4652 99 1.369 8.8 1.0 3.5 5.5 1.57
162 Game Avg. 6 8 .453 4.13 4.22 60 8 19 1 0 3 131 129 65 60 14 51 4 79 4 1 6 564 99 1.369 8.8 1.0 3.5 5.5 1.57
OAK (6 yrs) 25 25 .500 3.82 3.90 281 9 86 0 0 14 490.1 456 222 208 48 165 14 315 16 6 19 2075 101 1.266 8.4 0.9 3.0 5.8 1.91
CHW (3 yrs) 19 21 .475 4.16 4.23 120 28 41 3 0 9 335.0 334 164 155 39 125 9 207 11 2 18 1435 103 1.370 9.0 1.0 3.4 5.6 1.66
SEA (2 yrs) 6 12 .333 5.30 5.14 32 24 4 3 1 0 154.2 171 99 91 22 81 3 82 3 2 5 698 81 1.629 10.0 1.3 4.7 4.8 1.01
TEX (1 yr) 0 0 3.38 2.36 6 0 2 0 0 1 8.0 10 3 3 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 34 129 1.375 11.3 0.0 1.1 4.5 4.00
CAL (1 yr) 0 5 .000 3.08 3.98 46 0 20 0 0 4 52.2 50 25 18 3 23 4 31 2 0 1 231 146 1.386 8.5 0.5 3.9 5.3 1.35
NYY (1 yr) 3 1 .750 4.81 5.27 8 7 0 0 0 0 39.1 40 24 21 5 23 1 16 1 0 2 179 75 1.602 9.2 1.1 5.3 3.7 0.70

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1981 20 NYY AL 39.1 8 7 24 5.49 4.07 0.22 0.10 98.8 3.90 -7 -0.7 .9 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .411 .496
1982 21 SEA AL 122.2 22 19 70 5.14 4.63 0.02 0.13 104.4 4.94 -2 -0.2 .9 -0.1 0.9 9 .490 .499
1983 22 SEA AL 32.0 10 5 29 8.16 4.52 -0.23 -0.04 104.7 4.93 -12 -1.1 .3 0.1 -0.7 -8 .391 .493
1984 23 CHW AL 74.2 20 9 38 4.58 4.42 0.07 0.00 103.0 4.48 -1 -0.1 .7 -0.1 0.6 6 .497 .500
1985 24 CHW AL 145.2 46 18 74 4.57 4.60 0.00 -0.01 103.7 4.75 3 0.3 1.3 -0.1 1.6 17 .506 .502 $110,000
1986 25 CHW AL 114.2 54 1 52 4.08 4.71 0.41 -0.34 104.6 4.15 1 0.1 1.4 -0.2 1.0 12 .501 .500 $240,000
1987 26 OAK AL 123.2 54 6 58 4.22 4.95 -0.11 -0.25 93.3 4.49 4 0.3 1.3 -0.1 1.4 16 .506 .502 $365,000
1988 27 OAK AL 111.2 54 1 42 3.39 4.34 0.09 -0.33 97.2 3.81 5 0.5 1.2 -0.2 1.4 15 .510 .503 $450,000
1989 28 OAK AL 80.0 50 0 33 3.71 4.30 0.11 -0.33 96.4 3.72 -0 -0.0 1.5 -0.2 0.6 8 .499 .500 $615,000
1990 29 OAK AL 74.2 51 0 14 1.69 4.29 0.64 -0.33 97.6 3.23 13 1.4 1.3 0.1 2.3 20 .528 .509 $650,000
1991 30 OAK AL 48.2 44 0 38 7.03 4.68 0.13 -0.35 93.3 3.91 -17 -1.7 1.2 -0.3 -1.5 -12 .461 .489 $1,100,000
1992 31 OAK AL 51.2 28 2 37 6.45 4.43 0.08 -0.26 95.8 3.91 -15 -1.5 .9 -0.0 -1.0 -9 .447 .491 $1,250,000
1993 32 CAL AL 52.2 46 0 25 4.27 4.86 -0.25 -0.38 103.6 4.92 4 0.4 1.3 -0.0 0.9 10 .509 .503
1993 32 TEX AL 8.0 6 0 3 3.38 4.56 0.04 -0.35 93.6 3.90 1 0.1 1.4 -0.0 0.1 1 .509 .500
13 Seasons 1080.0 493 68 537 4.48 4.56 0.10 -0.18 99.9 4.28 -23 -2.2 1.3 -1.1 7.3 80 .496 .500 $4,780,000
OAK (6 yrs) 490.1 281 9 222 4.07 4.52 0.13 -0.31 95.6 3.90 -10 -0.9 1.3 -0.7 3.3 38 .497 .500 $4,430,000
CHW (3 yrs) 335.0 120 28 164 4.41 4.60 0.16 -0.12 103.9 4.49 3 0.3 1.3 -0.4 3.1 35 .502 .501 $350,000
SEA (2 yrs) 154.2 32 24 99 5.76 4.60 -0.03 0.10 104.4 4.94 -14 -1.3 .5 0.0 0.2 0 .459 .497
TEX (1 yr) 8.0 6 0 3 3.38 4.56 0.04 -0.35 93.6 3.90 1 0.1 1.4 -0.0 0.1 1 .509 .500
CAL (1 yr) 52.2 46 0 25 4.27 4.86 -0.25 -0.38 103.6 4.92 4 0.4 1.3 -0.0 0.9 10 .509 .503
NYY (1 yr) 39.1 8 7 24 5.49 4.07 0.22 0.10 98.8 3.90 -7 -0.7 .9 -0.0 -0.4 -4 .411 .496

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp 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
1988 27 OAK AL ALCS W BOS 2 0 1.000 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 1.286 9.6 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.00
1988 27 OAK AL WS L LAD 0 0 1.42 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.1 4 1 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 26 1.105 5.7 0.0 4.3 4.3 1.00
1989 28 OAK AL ALCS W TOR 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 13.5
1989 28 OAK AL WS W SFG 0 0 54.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 4 6 6 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 9 6.000 36.0 18.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
1990 29 OAK AL ALCS W BOS 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1.800 16.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
1990 29 OAK AL WS L CIN 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 18 1.000 5.4 0.0 3.6 0.0 0.00
3 Yrs (6 Series) 2 0 1.000 3.15 11 0 0 0 0 0 20.0 20 7 7 2 8 0 6 0 0 0 83 1.400 9.0 0.9 3.6 2.7 0.75
3 ALCS 2 0 1.000 0.00 4 0 0 0 0 0 7.2 9 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 30 1.304 10.6 0.0 1.2 2.3 2.00
3 WS 0 0 5.11 7 0 0 0 0 0 12.1 11 7 7 2 7 0 4 0 0 0 53 1.459 8.0 1.5 5.1 2.9 0.57

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1981 20 NYY AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1982 21 SEA AL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1983 22 SEA AL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1984 23 CHW AL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1985 24 CHW AL 47 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1986 25 CHW AL 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1987 26 OAK AL 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/D
1988 27 OAK AL 57 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/D
1989 28 OAK AL 51 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1990 29 OAK AL 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 30 OAK AL 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 31 OAK AL 29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1993 32 TOT AL 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1993 32 CAL AL 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1993 32 TEX AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
13 Yrs 500 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
OAK (6 yrs) 287 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CHW (3 yrs) 121 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
SEA (2 yrs) 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEX (1 yr) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CAL (1 yr) 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NYY (1 yr) 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1981 20 NYY AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
1982 21 SEA AL 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1983 22 SEA AL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1984 23 CHW AL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1985 24 CHW AL 47 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $110,000 1
1986 25 CHW AL 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $240,000 1
1987 26 OAK AL 55 0 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $365,000 1/D
1988 27 OAK AL 57 0 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $450,000 1/D
1989 28 OAK AL 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $615,000 1
1990 29 OAK AL 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $650,000 1
1991 30 OAK AL 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,100,000 1
1992 31 OAK AL 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,250,000 1
1993 32 CAL AL 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1993 32 TEX AL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
13 Seasons 500 1 -0 0 0 0 3 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .501 .500 0.3 0.4 3 $4,780,000
OAK (6 yrs) 287 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .501 .500 0.2 0.2 2 $4,430,000
CHW (3 yrs) 121 1 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.1 1 $350,000
SEA (2 yrs) 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
TEX (1 yr) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
CAL (1 yr) 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0
NYY (1 yr) 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1988 27 OAK AL ALCS BOS W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 OAK AL WS LAD L 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 OAK AL ALCS TOR W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 OAK AL WS SFG W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 OAK AL ALCS BOS W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 OAK AL WS CIN L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (6 Series) 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 ALCS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 WS 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1981 NYY AL 20 P 8 7 0 39.1 10 3 6 1 0 .900 2.06 1.13 .963 1.97 1.98 12 1 8% 38% 0
1982 SEA AL 21 P 22 19 2 122.2 31 10 20 1 4 .968 2.20 1.36 .958 1.80 1.80 11 3 21% 36% 4
1983 SEA AL 22 P 10 5 1 32.0 12 5 6 1 0 .917 3.09 1.10 .958 1.80 1.78 4 0 0% 33% 0
1984 CHW AL 23 P 20 9 2 74.2 19 11 8 0 1 1.000 2.29 0.95 .958 1.80 1.78 2 2 50% 36% 0
1985 CHW AL 24 P 46 18 1 145.2 30 10 19 1 0 .967 1.79 0.63 .953 1.86 1.84 7 10 59% 33% 0
1986 CHW AL 25 P 54 1 0 114.2 25 8 17 0 3 1.000 1.96 0.46 .957 1.83 1.81 7 5 42% 34% 0
1987 OAK AL 26 P 54 6 0 123.2 23 8 13 2 0 .913 1.53 0.39 .955 1.84 1.82 5 3 38% 31% 0
1987 OAK AL 26 DH 1 0
1988 OAK AL 27 P 54 1 0 111.2 15 4 11 0 1 1.000 1.21 0.28 .961 1.78 1.77 8 1 11% 31% 0
1988 OAK AL 27 DH 2 0
1989 OAK AL 28 P 50 0 0 80.0 9 6 3 0 0 1.000 1.01 0.18 .960 1.87 1.85 4 0 0% 32% 0
1990 OAK AL 29 P 51 0 0 74.2 13 4 8 1 0 .923 1.45 0.24 .953 1.78 1.76 1 2 67% 34% 0
1991 OAK AL 30 P 44 0 0 48.2 8 4 4 0 0 1.000 1.48 0.18 .956 1.79 1.80 4 1 20% 34% 0
1992 OAK AL 31 P 28 2 0 51.2 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 1.22 0.25 .953 1.72 1.71 4 3 43% 34% 0
1993 TOT AL 32 P 52 0 0 60.2 12 4 8 0 1 1.000 1.78 0.23 .952 1.80 1.78 3 1 25% 36% 0
1993 CAL AL 32 P 46 0 0 52.2 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 1.88 0.24 .953 1.79 1.78 3 1 25% 36% 0
1993 TEX AL 32 P 6 0 0 8.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 0.17 .950 1.80 1.78 0 0 0
13 Seasons P 493 68 6 1080.0 214 80 127 7 10 .967 1.72 0.42 .957 1.82 1.80 72 32 31% 34% 4
13 Seasons TOT 493 68 6 1080.0 214 80 127 7 10 .967 1.72 0.42 .957 1.82 1.80 72 32 31% 34% 4
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1985 AL  11 (4th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1985 AL  7 (9th)

Youngest s c a p y
1981 AL  born 1960-12-03 (2nd)
1982 AL  born 1960-12-03 (6th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 13 (851), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 4 (1583), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Relief Pitcher (298th), 7.6 career WAR/9.8 7yr-peak WAR/8.7 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary Sources Notes/Other Sources
198524Chicago White Sox$110,0001985 USA Today survey
198625Chicago White Sox$240,0001986 USA Today survey
198726Oakland Athletics$365,0001987 USA Today survey
198827Oakland Athletics$450,000*
198928Oakland Athletics$615,000*
199029Oakland Athletics$650,000*
199130Oakland Athletics$1,100,000USA Today survey
199231Oakland Athletics$1,250,0004/2/92 USA Today
Career to date (may be incomplete)$4,780,000
Disputed Salaries
*1988 - $470,000 - 12/13/88 NYT -
*1989 - $607,500 - 11/1/89 NYT -
*1990 - $658,000 - 11/21/90 NYT -
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Name and misspellings: Wayland Eugene Gene nellie Nelson

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