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Candy Nelson

John W. Nelson

Positions: Shortstop and Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 145 lb.

Born: March 14, 1849 in Portland, Maine, US
Died: September 4, 1910 in Brooklyn, New York, US

Major League Stats

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1872 23 -1.2 2 Teams NA MLB 22 98 96 14 26 5 1 0 13 1 0 2 5 .271 .286 .344 .629 33 0
1872 23 -1.2 Troy NA MLB 4 20 20 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 .350 .350 .350 .700 7 0
1872 23 -1.2 Brooklyn Eckfords NA MLB 18 78 76 12 19 5 1 0 9 1 0 2 3 .250 .269 .342 .611 26 0
1873 24 -0.7 New York NA MLB 36 169 168 28 55 4 1 0 22 2 0 1 2 .327 .331 .363 .694 61 1
1874 25 -0.4 New York NA MLB 65 306 297 55 73 7 5 0 31 6 0 9 5 .246 .268 .303 .571 90 0
1875 26 0.6 New York NA MLB 70 285 276 28 55 7 1 0 23 4 2 9 0 .199 .225 .232 .456 64 2
1877 28 4.1 Pittsburgh INTA N/A 19 81 14 21 1 2 0 .259 .321 26
1878 29 3.9 Indianapolis NL MLB 19 89 84 12 11 1 0 0 5 5 11 .131 .180 .143 .323 12
1879 30 5.0 Troy NL MLB SFG 28 114 106 17 28 7 1 0 10 8 4 .264 .316 .349 .665 37
1880 31 6.2 Rochester NA N/A 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
1881 32 2 Teams ECAS N/A
1881 32 Washington/Albany ECAS N/A
1881 32 Brooklyn ECAS N/A
1881 32 6.3 Worcester NL MLB PHI 24 108 103 13 29 1 0 1 15 5 6 .282 .315 .320 .635 33
1882 33 New York LGAL N/A
1883 34 7.8 New York AA MLB 97 448 417 75 127 19 6 0 31 .305 .353 .379 .732 158
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1884 35 9.1 New York AA MLB 111 515 432 114 110 15 3 1 74 .255 .375 .310 .685 134 9
1885 36 9.5 New York AA MLB 107 484 420 98 107 12 4 1 30 61 .255 .353 .310 .663 130 3
1886 37 10.5 New York AA MLB 109 479 413 89 93 7 2 0 23 14 64 .225 .332 .252 .584 104 2
1887 38 11.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB NYG 69 315 259 61 63 5 1 0 24 29 48 12 .243 .378 .270 .648 70 8
1887 38 11.6 New York AA MLB 68 313 257 61 63 5 1 0 24 29 48 11 .245 .380 .272 .653 70 8
1887 38 11.1 New York NL MLB NYG 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
1888 39 2 Teams INTA N/A 100 8 4 0
1888 39 12.3 Albany INTA N/A 82 6 3 0
1888 39 12.3 Buffalo INTA N/A 18 2 1 0
1890 41 14.6 Wilmington ATLA N/A 11 43 9 8 0 0 0 2 .186 .186 8 1
1890 41 14.6 Brooklyn AA MLB 60 263 223 44 56 3 2 0 12 12 35 .251 .365 .283 .648 63 5
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 817 3673 3294 648 833 93 27 3 208 68 2 352 45 .253 .330 .300 .630 989 3 27
Other (6 seasons) Other 131 129 128 23 30 9 6 0 2 35 1
All Levels (17 Seasons) 948 3802 3422 671 863 102 33 3 208 70 2 352 45 1024 3 27 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1872 23 2 Teams NA MLB OF 11 100.0 32 26 0 6 0 .813 2.34 2.36
1872 23 Troy NA MLB OF 3 30.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.10 2.33
1872 23 Troy NA MLB SS 1 8.0 5 1 2 2 0 .600 3.38 3.00
1872 23 Brooklyn Eckfords NA MLB 2B 8 62.0 43 13 23 7 3 .837 5.23 4.50
1872 23 Brooklyn Eckfords NA MLB 3B 4 25.0 16 5 7 4 0 .750 4.32 3.00
1872 23 Brooklyn Eckfords NA MLB OF 8 70.0 25 19 0 6 0 .760 2.44 2.38
1873 24 New York NA MLB 1B 1 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 2.00
1873 24 New York NA MLB 2B 27 226.0 128 58 53 17 4 .867 4.42 4.11
1873 24 New York NA MLB 3B 6 44.0 30 7 13 10 0 .667 4.09 3.33
1873 24 New York NA MLB C 1 4.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 6.75 3.00 0 0 0
1873 24 New York NA MLB OF 6 44.0 5 4 0 1 0 .800 0.82 0.67
1873 24 New York NA MLB RF 6
1874 25 New York NA MLB 2B 51 442.0 267 115 105 47 8 .824 4.48 4.31
1874 25 New York NA MLB CF 1
1874 25 New York NA MLB OF 1 11.0 3 1 1 1 0 .667 1.64 2.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1874 25 New York NA MLB SS 14 141.0 70 17 37 16 3 .771 3.45 3.86
1875 26 New York NA MLB 2B 49 422.0 290 109 139 42 14 .855 5.29 5.06
1875 26 New York NA MLB 3B 23 185.0 113 41 50 22 1 .805 4.43 3.96
1875 26 New York NA MLB LF 1
1875 26 New York NA MLB OF 1 5.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 2.00
1875 26 New York NA MLB SS 2 10.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.50
1878 29 Indianapolis NL MLB SS 19 173.0 82 19 50 13 1 .841 3.59 3.63
1879 30 Troy NL MLB SFG LF 4
1879 30 Troy NL MLB SFG OF 4 25.0 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 2.16 1.50
1879 30 Troy NL MLB SFG SS 24 231.0 151 37 89 25 8 .834 4.91 5.25
1880 31 Rochester NA N/A 3B 1
1881 32 Worcester NL MLB PHI SS 24 219.0 127 20 94 13 6 .898 4.68 4.75
1883 34 New York AA MLB SS 97 872.0 377 98 232 47 18 .875 3.41 3.40
1884 35 New York AA MLB 2B 1 12.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 5.25 7.00
1884 35 New York AA MLB SS 110 970.0 461 113 292 56 16 .879 3.76 3.68
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1885 36 New York AA MLB 3B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1885 36 New York AA MLB SS 107 923.0 586 153 370 63 33 .892 5.10 4.89
1886 37 New York AA MLB CF 28
1886 37 New York AA MLB OF 36 294.0 65 56 3 6 2 .908 1.81 1.64
1886 37 New York AA MLB RF 8
1886 37 New York AA MLB SS 73 618.0 373 103 216 54 17 .855 4.65 4.37
1887 38 New York AA MLB 2B 1 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
1887 38 New York AA MLB CF 1
1887 38 New York AA MLB OF 37 350.0 95 74 11 10 6 .895 2.19 2.30
1887 38 New York AA MLB RF 36
1887 38 New York AA MLB SS 32 261.0 163 46 100 17 12 .896 5.03 4.56
1887 38 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1888 39 2 Teams INTA N/A 2B 2
1888 39 2 Teams INTA N/A RF 4
1888 39 2 Teams INTA N/A SS 94
1888 39 Albany INTA N/A
1888 39 Buffalo INTA N/A
1888 39 Albany INTA N/A
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1888 39 Buffalo INTA N/A
1888 39 Albany INTA N/A
1888 39 Buffalo INTA N/A
1890 41 Wilmington ATLA N/A SS 11
1890 41 Brooklyn AA MLB OF 4 35.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.75
1890 41 Brooklyn AA MLB RF 4
1890 41 Brooklyn AA MLB SS 57 469.0 298 60 198 40 20 .866 4.95 4.53
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 2B 137 1166.0 736 303 320 113 29 .846 4.81 4.55
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 3B 35 257.0 159 53 70 36 1 .774 4.31 3.51
MLB (3 seasons) MLB CF 30
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 5
MLB (8 seasons) MLB OF 100 864.0 215 175 16 24 8 .888 1.99 1.91
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 54
MLB (12 seasons) MLB SS 560 4895.0 2694 668 1680 346 134 .872 4.32 4.19
Other (2 seasons) Other SS 105
All Levels (7 Seasons) 2B 139 1166.0 736 303 320 113 29
All Levels (6 Seasons) 3B 36 257.0 159 53 70 36 1
All Levels (3 Seasons) CF 30
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 5
All Levels (8 Seasons) OF 100 864.0 215 175 16 24 8 .888 1.99 1.91
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 58
All Levels (13 Seasons) SS 665 4895.0 2694 668 1680 346 134
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: bf9d900c

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