Otis Junior Nixon
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: January 9, 1959 in Evergreen, NC
School: Louisburg College (Louisburg, NC) by the Drafted New York Yankees in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1979 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 9, 1979.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 9, 1983 (Age 24)
vs. BAL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Braves/Expos/Indians/BlueJays/Rangers/... 1983-1999 Agents: Joe Sroba [*] Final Game: October 3, 1999 (Age 40)
vs. FLA 6 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Brother of Donell Nixon
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News -- December 2013
12/26 Baseball Analytics: Without Choo, Cincy's Outfield in Trouble: With Shin-Soo Choo departing Cincinnati to sign a seven-year, $130 million free agent deal in Texas, the Reds' ...
12/17 The Greatest 21 Days: Donell Nixon, Ran Into - 715: Originally published Oct. 25, 2012Donell Nixon seemed to be running on a path to quickly make it to the majors in spring training ... News -- November 2013
11/25 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: Minnesota Twins Offseason Extravaganza: 1998: State of the Team 1998 Record: 70-92, 4th in the AL Central1998 Overview: Well, David Ortiz had a 111 OPS+ at age ...
11/18 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: Minnesota Twins Offseason Extravaganza: 1997: State of the Team1997 Record: 68-94, 4th in the AL Central1997 Overview: 1996 looked like a step in the right direction, ... News -- October 2013
News -- September 2013
9/21 Tomahawk Take: Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves News 9/21: Morning Chop: Tomahawk Take – Summary of Braves’ News Braves beat Cubs, reduce magic number to one USA Today CHICAGO ... News -- July 2013
7/20 Walk-Off Walk: 2013 Atlanta Braves Myths: Part VI & VII: Back to dispel a myth or, rather, two myths. The first was a common answer I intended to answer. The second came from ... News -- June 2013
6/17 B-R Blog: Oracle of Baseball: Want to find a chain of teammates between any two players in MLB history, Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon-style? Then check out our ...
6/14 Braves Journal: ENTER HOTSPUR, June 14 Game Thread: Note from Alex: on the strength of their poetical contributions, I asked hotspur and blazon to help us out on Thursdays and Friday’s. ...
6/10 Rum Bunter: Gerrit Cole Debut Won’t Be Strasmas, But Pirates Fans Deserve A Big Night: Most of the feel good Major League Baseball stories are never as easy as, Player X arrives, franchise skyrockets on their way ... News -- May 2013
5/31 Beyond the Scorecard: 5/30/13 Box Score Ephemera: News from around the world, or at least from the major league baseball games of Thursday, May 30th, 2013. Be sure to check out ...
5/7 Tomahawk Take: Morning Chop: Braves News 5/7: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Braves quotes after Monday’s win vs. Reds ANDRELTON SIMMONS On his night: “It was ...
5/6 Bush League Chronicle: Former Braves outfielder Otis Nixon busted with crack cocaine: Former Major League Baseball outfielder Otis Nixon was arrested over the weekend in Atlanta when officers busted him with crack ... News -- April 2013
4/26 The Pesky Pole: Otis Nixon Leading the 1991 Braves: April has come to an end in the 1991 Out of the Park Baseball simulation season. The Braves lead the NL West, which is not a surprise. ... News -- March 2013
3/19 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1998: We are in full blown panic mode now. Star power dies not a winner make. Watching the 1997 was akin to watching a video on how ...
3/16 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1996: Yeah 1995 was a train wreck kids. It is normal for teams to fall off a bit after winning it all. Age, injuries, contract decisions, ... News -- October 2012
10/25 The Greatest 21 Days: Donell Nixon, Ran Into - 314: Donell Nixon seemed to be running on a path to quickly make it to the majors in spring training 1985.But then, two springs after ... News -- August 2012
8/6 Nolan Writin': Series Preview: Texas Rangers (63-44) @ Boston Red Sox (54-55): Well today was certainly interesting. From Roy Oswalt refusing to pitch yesterday to Michael Young getting the start at shortstop ... News -- May 2012
5/17 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 2005: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- April 2012
4/1 High Heat Stats: Lots of GIDdyuP, no GIDPs (lots of giddy-up, zero grounded into double plays): Since records have been kept (from 1939) just 7 players have qualified for the batting title but never grounded into a double ... News -- February 2012
2/9 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Countdown To Pitchers And Catchers: #11 Toby Harrah: Today continues our countdown to the start of Indians pitchers and catchers reporting to Goodyear, Arizona on February 20. We’ll ...
2/4 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Today in Tribe History: February 4, 1984: Compiled by Jason Kaminski The Cleveland Indians make a trade with the New York Yankees acquiring outfielder Otis Nixon and pitcher ... News -- January 2012
1/15 High Heat Stats: The Oldest Pair of Starting ________ in a Game: Years ago when I was a child, I remember it being a big deal that the American League featured two 42 year old catchers, ... News -- December 2011
12/14 High Heat Stats: Nick Punto's historically low slugging percentage: Here are the twenty most recent times that a player played at least 20 games and a had an on-base percentage that was at least ... News -- November 2011
11/5 WasWatching: Beating Jane’s Addiction: Since 1919, how many players had at least 9 games in their career where they had 3+ stolen bases without being caught stealing ... News -- October 2011
10/28 The Captain's Blog: A Memorable Night to Forget: Historic Game Six Was a Different Tale for Two Cities: Last night’s epic game six was so compelling, that tonight’s game seven almost seems anti-climatic. As is sometimes the case ...
10/28 YankeeAnalysts.com: A Memorable Night to Forget: Historic Game Six Was a Different Tale for Two Cities: (The following is being syndicated from The Captain’s Blog). Last night’s epic game six was so compelling, that tonight’s ...
10/6 PaulLebowitz.com: GMs The Second Time Around: With two big general managing jobs open—the Angels and the Cubs—let’s take a look at recognizable title-winning ... News -- September 2011
9/20 Bay City Ball: Pitchers with real ultimate power: Pardon me for invoking ancient internet memes, but this post is inspired by Matt Cain and his prodigious dinger against the Colorado ...
9/19 MLBTradeRumors: Do Owners, GMs Learn From Bad Contracts?: Earlier this season, Mets owner Fred Wilpon explicitly compared the impending free agency of Jose Reyes to the contract that ...
9/8 i70baseball.com: A House Divided: When a house features parents that are Royals fans and an 11 year old Cardinal fan, it is up to the two year old to break the ... News -- August 2011
8/7 B-R Blog: Teammates with simultaneous 20-game hitting streaks: Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman both extended their hitting streaks Saturday, to 27 games and 20 games, respectively. It's the first ... News -- July 2011
7/26 B-R Blog: 5 Hit Games by Three 37-Year Olds in the Same Season: Although this season has only featured 14 five-hit games, 3 of those games have come from the game's elder-statesmen. 37 year ...
7/5 Wahoo's Warriors: How unlikely was Kearns’ HR on Monday?: Monday’s game against the Yankees was the Tribe’s 83rd of the year and it was Austin Kearns‘ first appearance ... News -- April 2011
4/15 B-R Blog: Mailbag: Least plate appearances by a winning team: B-R reader James Sinclair sent this one in to us, so what follows are his words: A conversation with a friend led me to look up ... News -- March 2011
3/20 B-R Blog: Willie Randolph: I was totally "playing" around with Play Idex today - asking it to show me "Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, from ... News -- February 2011
2/13 B-R Blog: Non-Pitcher 150+ Career Games With Zero PA: How many non-pitchers have appeared in 150+ games since 1920 where they did not earn a Plate Appearance in the game? Here's the ... News -- November 2010
11/20 B-R Blog: 4+ SB Games: Since 1920, how many players have 2+ games with 4+ SB in their career? Here's the list - Rk Player #Matching PA AB H 2B 3B ... News -- September 2010
9/24 PaulLebowitz.com: Ichiro In Context: What....does....he....do....to....help....his....team? Here's a clip from Buster Olney extolling the "greatness" of Ichiro ... News -- July 2010
7/14 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering the 1996 Trade Deadline: We remember 1996. Keep in mind, as you hear all the names of yesteryear exchanged- this was the last year the National League ... News -- May 2010
5/25 B-R Blog: Juan Pierre: singles hitter: Juan Pierre started the season with 27 straight singles before he hit his first extra-base hit.
His first extra-base hit was a ...