Melvin (Ramos) Nieves
Positions: Rightfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 28, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
High School: Luis Pales Matos (Santa Rosa, PR) by the Signed Atlanta Braves as an amateur free agent in 1988.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 1, 1992 (Age 20)
vs. NYM 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Tigers/Padres/Reds/Braves 1992-1998 Final Game: September 14, 1998 (Age 26)
vs. MIL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Brother of Wil Nieves
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