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Gene Nelson

Wayland Eugene Nelson

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 172 lb.

Born: December 3, 1960 in Tampa, Florida, United States
High School: Pasco HS (Dade City, FL)

Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Pasco HS (Dade City, FL).

Major League Stats

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1978 17 -2.9 Rangers GULF Rk TEX 5 0 1.000 2.25 3.12 14 5 0 0 3 52.0 41 18 13 0 20 1 28 1 0 2 1.173 7.1 0.0 3.5 4.8 1.40
1979 18 -2.6 Asheville WCRS A TEX 13 5 .722 3.60 4.47 33 17 7 1 4 155.0 149 77 62 13 44 2 96 6 1 4 1.245 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.6 2.18
1980 19 -2.6 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 20 3 .870 1.97 2.34 27 25 16 5 0 196.0 146 51 43 4 70 1 130 1 2 4 1.102 6.7 0.2 3.2 6.0 1.86
1981 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYY 4 0 1.000 3.21 3.21 7 6 1 0 0 1 42.0 34 15 15 4 19 0 45 0 1 2 1.262 7.3 0.9 4.1 9.6 2.37
1981 20 -1.9 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 0 0 5.40 5.40 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.0 9 6 6 1 5 0 8 0 0 2 1.400 8.1 0.9 4.5 7.2 1.60
1981 20 -5.3 Columbus IL AAA NYY 4 0 1.000 2.53 2.53 5 4 1 0 0 1 32.0 25 9 9 3 14 0 37 0 1 0 1.219 7.0 0.8 3.9 10.4 2.64
1981 20 -7.9 NYY AL MLB NYY 3 1 .750 4.81 5.49 8 7 0 0 0 0 39.1 40 24 21 5 23 1 16 1 0 2 179 1.602 9.2 1.1 5.3 3.7 0.70
1982 21 -4.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 1 3 .250 3.35 4.30 5 5 0 2 0 0 37.2 36 18 14 1 28 2 22 1 0 0 1.699 8.6 0.2 6.7 5.3 0.79
1982 21 -7.2 SEA AL MLB SEA 6 9 .400 4.62 5.14 22 19 2 2 1 0 122.2 133 70 63 16 60 1 71 2 2 4 545 1.573 9.8 1.2 4.4 5.2 1.18
1983 22 -3.6 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 9 4 .692 5.18 5.91 16 16 0 7 2 0 99.0 115 65 57 11 28 0 74 1 1 1 1.444 10.5 1.0 2.5 6.7 2.64
1983 22 -6.5 SEA AL MLB SEA 0 3 .000 7.88 8.16 10 5 2 1 0 0 32.0 38 29 28 6 21 2 11 1 0 1 153 1.844 10.7 1.7 5.9 3.1 0.52
1984 23 -2.9 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 6 8 .429 5.62 6.03 17 17 0 6 1 0 112.0 138 75 70 15 54 3 89 5 1 11 1.714 11.1 1.2 4.3 7.2 1.65
1984 23 -5.4 CHW AL MLB CHW 3 5 .375 4.46 4.58 20 9 4 2 0 1 74.2 72 38 37 9 17 0 36 1 1 4 304 1.192 8.7 1.1 2.0 4.3 2.12
1985 24 -4.4 CHW AL MLB CHW 10 10 .500 4.26 4.57 46 18 11 1 0 2 145.2 144 74 69 23 67 4 101 7 1 11 643 1.449 8.9 1.4 4.1 6.2 1.51
1986 25 -3.2 CHW AL MLB CHW 6 6 .500 3.85 4.08 54 1 26 0 0 6 114.2 118 52 49 7 41 5 70 3 0 3 488 1.387 9.3 0.5 3.2 5.5 1.71
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1987 26 -2.6 OAK AL MLB OAK 6 5 .545 3.93 4.22 54 6 15 0 0 3 123.2 120 58 54 12 35 0 94 5 0 7 530 1.253 8.7 0.9 2.5 6.8 2.69
1988 27 -1.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 9 6 .600 3.06 3.39 54 1 20 0 0 3 111.2 93 42 38 9 38 4 67 3 6 4 456 1.173 7.5 0.7 3.1 5.4 1.76
1989 28 -0.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 3 5 .375 3.26 3.71 50 0 15 0 0 3 80.0 60 33 29 5 30 3 70 2 0 5 335 1.125 6.8 0.6 3.4 7.9 2.33
1990 29 0.6 OAK AL MLB OAK 3 3 .500 1.57 1.69 51 0 17 0 0 5 74.2 55 14 13 5 17 1 38 3 0 1 291 0.964 6.6 0.6 2.0 4.6 2.24
1991 30 1.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 1 5 .167 6.84 7.03 44 0 11 0 0 0 48.2 60 38 37 12 23 1 23 3 0 0 229 1.705 11.1 2.2 4.3 4.3 1.00
1992 31 2.1 OAK AL MLB OAK 3 1 .750 6.45 6.45 28 2 8 0 0 0 51.2 68 37 37 5 22 5 23 0 0 2 234 1.742 11.8 0.9 3.8 4.0 1.05
1993 32 3.3 2 Teams AL MLB CAL-TEX 0 5 .000 3.12 4.15 52 0 22 0 0 5 60.2 60 28 21 3 24 5 35 2 0 2 265 1.385 8.9 0.4 3.6 5.2 1.46
1993 32 3.3 CAL AL MLB CAL 0 5 .000 3.08 4.27 46 0 20 0 0 4 52.2 50 25 18 3 23 4 31 2 0 1 231 1.386 8.5 0.5 3.9 5.3 1.35
1993 32 3.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 0 0 3.38 3.38 6 0 2 0 0 1 8.0 10 3 3 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 34 1.375 11.2 0.0 1.1 4.5 4.00
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 53 64 .453 4.13 4.47 493 68 153 6 1 28 1080.0 1061 537 496 117 418 32 655 33 10 46 4652 1.369 8.8 1.0 3.5 5.5 1.57
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 58 23 .716 3.56 4.14 119 91 1 38 9 8 693.2 659 319 274 48 263 9 484 15 6 24 1.329 8.6 0.6 3.4 6.3 1.84
All Levels (16 Seasons) 111 87 .561 3.91 4.34 612 159 154 44 10 36 1773.2 1720 856 770 165 681 41 1139 48 16 70 4652 1.354 8.7 0.8 3.5 5.8 1.67
A (3 seasons) Minors 33 8 .805 2.77 3.34 62 44 0 23 6 4 361.0 304 134 111 18 119 3 234 7 3 10 1.172 7.6 0.4 3.0 5.8 1.97
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 20 15 .571 4.81 5.36 43 42 1 15 3 1 280.2 314 167 150 30 124 5 222 7 3 12 1.561 10.1 1.0 4.0 7.1 1.79
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1978 17 -2.8 Rangers GULF Rk TEX 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 18 -2.8 Asheville WCRS A TEX 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 19 -2.4 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA NYY 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 -2.0 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 -5.0 Columbus IL AAA NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 20 -8.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 21 -3.7 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 21 -7.8 SEA AL MLB SEA 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -3.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -6.8 SEA AL MLB SEA 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 23 -2.2 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 20 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0 0
1984 23 -5.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 24 -4.9 CHW AL MLB CHW 47 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 25 -3.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1987 26 -2.4 OAK AL MLB OAK 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 27 -1.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 57 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 28 -0.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 51 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 29 0.4 OAK AL MLB OAK 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 30 1.5 OAK AL MLB OAK 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 31 2.4 OAK AL MLB OAK 29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 32 2 Teams AL MLB TEX-CAL 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 32 3.1 CAL AL MLB CAL 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 32 3.1 TEX AL MLB TEX 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 500 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 122 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0 0
All Levels (16 Seasons) 622 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 1 0 0
A (3 seasons) Minors 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 46 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0 0
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
1978 17 Rangers GULF Rk TEX P 14 9 7 2 0 0 1.000 0.64
1979 18 Asheville WCRS A TEX P 33 36 7 26 3 5 .917 1.00
1980 19 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY P 27 31 9 20 2 0 .935 1.07
1981 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYY P 7 10 5 4 1 0 .900 1.29
1981 20 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY P 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1981 20 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 5 6 1 4 1 0 .833 1.00
1981 20 NYY AL MLB NYY P 8 39.0 10 3 6 1 0 .900 2.08 1.13
1982 21 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 5 13 6 6 1 0 .923 2.40
1982 21 SEA AL MLB SEA P 22 123.0 31 10 20 1 4 .968 2.20 1.36
1983 22 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 16 22 11 9 2 0 .909 1.25
1983 22 SEA AL MLB SEA P 10 32.0 12 5 6 1 0 .917 3.09 1.10
1984 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 17 21 2 14 5 1 .762 0.94
1984 23 CHW AL MLB CHW P 20 75.0 19 11 8 0 1 1.000 2.28 0.95
1985 24 CHW AL MLB CHW P 46 146.0 30 10 19 1 0 .967 1.79 0.63
1986 25 CHW AL MLB CHW P 54 115.0 25 8 17 0 3 1.000 1.96 0.46
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
1987 26 OAK AL MLB OAK P 54 124.0 23 8 13 2 0 .913 1.52 0.39
1988 27 OAK AL MLB OAK P 54 112.0 15 4 11 0 1 1.000 1.21 0.28
1989 28 OAK AL MLB OAK P 50 80.0 9 6 3 0 0 1.000 1.01 0.18
1990 29 OAK AL MLB OAK P 51 75.0 13 4 8 1 0 .923 1.44 0.24
1991 30 OAK AL MLB OAK P 44 49.0 8 4 4 0 0 1.000 1.47 0.18
1992 31 OAK AL MLB OAK P 28 52.0 7 3 4 0 0 1.000 1.21 0.25
1993 32 2 Teams AL MLB CAL-TEX P 52 61.0 12 4 8 0 1 1.000 1.77 0.23
1993 32 CAL AL MLB CAL P 46 53.0 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 1.87 0.24
1993 32 TEX AL MLB TEX P 6 8.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 0.17
MLB (13 seasons) MLB P 493 1083.0 214 80 127 7 10 .967 1.72 0.42
Minors (7 seasons) Minors P 119 142 47 81 14 6 .901 1.08
All Levels (16 Seasons) P 612 1083.0 356 127 208 21 16 .941 1.72 0.55
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1978 17 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Rk
1979 18 Asheville Tourists Western Carolinas League A
1980 19 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League A
1981 20 Columbus Clippers International League AAA
1981 20 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League A
1981 20 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1981-05-04 1981-09-22
1982 21 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA
1982 21 Seattle Mariners American League MLB 1 1982-04-08 1982-08-01
1983 22 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA
1983 22 Seattle Mariners American League MLB 1 1983-05-21 1983-10-01
1984 23 Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League AAA
1984 23 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1984-07-05 1984-09-28
1985 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1985-04-11 1985-10-03
1986 25 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1986-04-09 1986-10-04
1987 26 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1987-04-07 1987-10-01
1988 27 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1988-04-06 1988-10-01
1989 28 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-02
1991 30 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1991-05-21 1991-10-06
1992 31 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1992-04-09 1992-08-01
1993 32 California Angels American League MLB 1 1993-04-10 1993-09-01
1993 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB 2 1993-09-11 1993-09-29

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