David Wayne Nilsson
Positions: Catcher, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 14, 1969 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
High School: Brisbane (Brisbane, AU) by the Signed Milwaukee Brewers as an amateur free agent in 1987.
( All Transactions) Debut: May 18, 1992 (Age 22.156)
vs. DET 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1992 season Rookie Status: [*]
Team: Brewers 1992-1999 Final Game: October 3, 1999 (Age 29.293)
vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- June 2014
6/28 Reviewing the Brew: Beating the Bushes: Top Farm Teams in Brewers History, #18: Two weeks agoI began a weekly series looking back at some of the top farm squads in the history of Brewers baseball, dating back ... News -- February 2013
2/18 Lasorda's Lair: Interview With Miracle On Grass Author David Fanucchi: If the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team was considered the miracle on ice, could the 2000 U.S. Olympic Baseball team be thought of ... News -- November 2012
11/8 For Baseball Junkies: Brewers All-Time Team v.2012: Today, we're taking a look at the Brewers All-Time team.Last year's inaugural team can be seen here. As part of our roster revamping ... News -- August 2012
8/4 High Heat Stats: Out with a bang, out with a whimper: Out with a bang Here are retired players since 1901 with the highest OPS+ values in their final season (minimum 200 plate appearances): ... News -- March 2012
3/20 High Heat Stats: All-time HR leaders by team among single-franchise players (prepare to be amazed!): I started tweeting some of this last night and realized it would make a pretty awesome post. Among players who played their entire ... News -- December 2011
12/13 B-R Blog: B-R: HoF Candidate – Vinny Castilla: Vinny Castilla Vinicio (Soria) Castilla Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 6' 1", Weight: ... News -- October 2011
10/26 B-R Blog: Best season by a 29-year-old catcher (**** Mike Napoli!): Mike Napoli has just posted the best season by a 29-year-old catcher, as ranked by OPS+. CLick through for the details. Rk Player ... News -- September 2011
9/26 B-R Blog: Most homers in final season: Loyal reader Andy P. writes in to ask which players hit the most homers in their final season in the majors. He noticed that Jermaine ... News -- August 2011
8/22 B-R Blog: Melky Cabrera and players who bloom at age 26: Melky Cabrera is having a career year for the Royals. After looking "on the cusp" for several season with the Yankees and Braves, ...
8/19 Subjective Baseball: Top 10 Last Seasons: For this one, the premise is simple: which players had the best last seasons of their careers? There are, however, a few ... News -- March 2011
3/25 Mets360.com: Can Josh Thole add power to his game?: When you hear the name Josh Thole, an image automatically pops in your head of the pudgy lefty-hitting catcher who chokes up on ... News -- December 2010
12/20 B-R Blog: 30-Or-Younger & 90+ Hits In Final Season Since 1947: Since 1947, how many players age 30 or younger had 90+ hits in what turned out to be their final season? Here's the list - Rk ...
12/12 B-R Blog: Short Term Sluggers: Who in baseball history played 1,000 games or less in their career but showed power when they played? To answer this question, ... News -- September 2010
9/19 B-R Blog: Bunting for a Hit with 2 Outs and a RISP from the 4 Hole: Orioles' clean-up hitter Adam Jones drove in a run today by bunting for a single with a runner on 3rd and 2 outs. A play like ...