Robert Charles Nieman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: January 26, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH
School: Kent State University (Kent, OH)
Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1948.
Debut: September 14, 1951 (Age 24.231, 8,428th in MLB history)
vs. BOS 5 AB, 3 H, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Orioles/Tigers/Browns/WhiteSox/Cardinals/... 1951-1962
Last Game: October 3, 1962 (Age 35.250)
vs. LAD 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 10, 1985 in Corona, CA
Buried: Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, CA
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