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Dave Nilsson

David Wayne Nilsson

Positions: Catcher, First Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 14, 1969 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
High School: Brisbane (Brisbane, AU)

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-1992: Rated #29 Prospect

Major League Stats / View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com


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
1987 17 -3.7 Helena PION Rk MIL 55 213 188 36 74 13 0 1 21 0 1 22 14 .394 .453 .479 .932 90 0 1 2 2
1988 18 -3.8 Beloit MIDW A MIL 95 364 332 28 74 15 2 4 41 2 5 25 49 .223 .277 .316 .594 105 2 0 5 2
1989 19 -3.5 Stockton CALL A MIL 125 532 472 59 115 16 6 5 56 2 1 51 75 .244 .316 .335 .651 158 1 4 4 1
1990 20 -2.8 Stockton CALL A+ MIL 107 406 359 70 104 22 3 7 47 6 5 43 36 .290 .362 .426 .788 153 0 0 4 3
1991 21 -3.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL 93 391 344 62 126 32 3 6 71 5 1 44 30 .366 .437 .529 .966 182 6 1 0 2 4
1991 21 -3.0 El Paso TL AA MIL 65 279 249 52 104 24 3 5 57 4 0 27 14 .418 .473 .598 1.072 149 4 1 0 2 4
1991 21 -5.5 Denver AA AAA MIL 28 112 95 10 22 8 0 1 14 1 1 17 16 .232 .348 .347 .696 33 2 0 0 0 0
1992 22 -4.9 Denver AA AAA MIL 66 270 240 38 76 16 7 3 39 10 4 23 19 .317 .369 .479 .849 115 3 0 2 5 2
1992 22 -6.6 MIL AL MLB MIL 51 183 164 15 38 8 0 4 25 2 2 17 18 .232 .304 .354 .658 58 1 0 2 0 1
1993 23 -3.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL 22 88 78 14 29 7 0 2 16 1 2 7 10 .372 .414 .538 .952 42 1 0 1 2 0
1993 23 -0.7 El Paso TL AA MIL 5 20 17 5 8 1 0 1 7 1 1 2 4 .471 .500 .706 1.206 12 0 0 0 1 0
1993 23 -4.2 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 17 68 61 9 21 6 0 1 9 0 1 5 6 .344 .388 .492 .880 30 1 0 1 1 0
1993 23 -5.9 MIL AL MLB MIL 100 340 296 35 76 10 2 7 40 3 6 37 36 .257 .336 .375 .711 111 10 0 4 3 5
1994 24 -5.1 MIL AL MLB MIL 109 440 397 51 109 28 3 12 69 1 0 34 61 .275 .326 .451 .777 179 7 0 1 8 9
1995 25 1.0 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A-AAA MIL 11 39 35 4 17 4 0 3 15 1 0 4 1 .486 .538 .857 1.396 30 0 0 0 0 0
1995 25 3.4 Beloit MIDW A MIL 3 13 11 2 6 3 0 1 7 0 0 2 0 .545 .615 1.091 1.706 12 0 0 0 0 0
1995 25 1.2 El Paso TL AA MIL 5 15 15 1 7 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 1 .467 .467 .733 1.200 11 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
1995 25 -2.1 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 3 11 9 1 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 0 .444 .545 .778 1.323 7 0 0 0 0 0
1995 25 -4.0 MIL AL MLB MIL 81 294 263 41 73 12 1 12 53 2 0 24 41 .278 .337 .468 .804 123 9 2 0 5 4
1996 26 -0.5 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 7 30 26 3 7 1 0 1 2 0 0 4 3 .269 .367 .423 .790 11 1 0 0 0 0
1996 26 -2.9 MIL AL MLB MIL 123 516 453 81 150 33 2 17 84 2 3 57 68 .331 .407 .525 .932 238 4 3 0 3 6
1997 27 -2.1 MIL AL MLB MIL 156 629 554 71 154 33 0 20 81 2 3 65 88 .278 .352 .446 .798 247 7 2 1 7 8
1998 28 5.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A MIL 9 34 29 7 10 6 0 1 12 1 0 4 0 .345 .412 .655 1.067 19 1 0 0 1 0
1998 28 6.5 Beloit MIDW A MIL 4 15 12 3 5 3 0 1 7 0 0 2 0 .417 .467 .917 1.383 11 1 0 0 1 0
1998 28 3.9 El Paso TL AA MIL 5 19 17 4 5 3 0 0 5 1 0 2 0 .294 .368 .471 .839 8 0 0 0 0 0
1998 28 -0.5 MIL NL MLB MIL 102 347 309 39 83 14 1 12 56 2 2 33 48 .269 .339 .437 .776 135 12 1 2 2 1
1999 29 0.1 MIL NL MLB MIL 115 404 343 56 106 19 1 21 62 1 2 53 64 .309 .400 .554 .954 190 7 2 2 4 6
2000 30 1.2 Chunichi JPCL Fgn 18 63 61 5 11 2 0 1 8 0 0 2 16 .180 .206 .262 .469 16 2 0 0 0 0
2003 33 Rimini ITSA Fgn
2004 34 6.7 Richmond IL AAA ATL 16 62 55 3 13 1 0 1 4 0 0 7 15 .236 .323 .309 .632 17 2 0 0 0 1
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 837 3153 2779 389 789 157 10 105 470 15 18 320 424 .284 .356 .461 .817 1281 57 10 12 32 40
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 606 2429 2158 324 645 133 21 34 324 28 19 234 252 .299 .365 .427 .792 922 14 4 8 25 15
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 18 63 61 5 11 2 0 1 8 0 0 2 16 16 2 0 0 0 0
All Levels (16 Seasons) 1461 5645 4998 718 1445 292 31 140 802 43 37 556 692 2219 73 14 20 57 55
A (4 seasons) Minors 227 924 827 92 200 37 8 11 111 4 6 80 124 .242 .308 .346 .653 286 1 3 4 10 3
AA (4 seasons) Minors 80 333 298 62 124 29 3 7 73 7 1 31 19 .416 .468 .604 1.072 180 4 1 0 3 4
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 137 553 486 64 143 32 7 8 72 11 6 58 59 .294 .365 .438 .804 213 9 0 3 6 3
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
1987 17 Helena PION Rk MIL C 44 364 329 28 7 0 .981 8.11 7
1988 18 Beloit MIDW A MIL 1B 7 60 58 2 0 5 1.000 8.57
1988 18 Beloit MIDW A MIL C 62 536 468 62 6 4 .989 8.55 9
1989 19 Stockton CALL A MIL 2B 1 3 2 1 0 1 1.000 3.00
1989 19 Stockton CALL A MIL 3B 26 88 21 59 8 6 .909 3.08
1989 19 Stockton CALL A MIL C 88 779 701 65 13 6 .983 8.70 13
1990 20 Stockton CALL A+ MIL 1B 7 47 44 2 1 8 .979 6.57
1990 20 Stockton CALL A+ MIL 3B 5 18 5 11 2 1 .889 3.20
1990 20 Stockton CALL A+ MIL C 86 633 551 73 9 3 .986 7.26 7
1991 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL C 72 517 460 47 10 0 .981 7.04 5
1991 21 El Paso TL AA MIL 3B 6 18 5 13 0 0 1.000 3.00
1991 21 El Paso TL AA MIL C 50 384 343 33 8 0 .979 7.52 1
1991 21 Denver AA AAA MIL 1B 6 31 29 2 0 4 1.000 5.17
1991 21 Denver AA AAA MIL C 22 133 117 14 2 0 .985 5.95 4
1992 22 Denver AA AAA MIL 1B 13 138 126 8 4 14 .971 10.31
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
1992 22 Denver AA AAA MIL 3B 6 17 4 13 0 0 1.000 2.83
1992 22 Denver AA AAA MIL C 36 252 220 30 2 1 .992 6.94 0
1992 22 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 3 9.0 7 7 0 0 1 1.000 7.00 2.33
1992 22 MIL AL MLB MIL C 46 388.0 242 224 16 2 1 .992 5.57 5.22 0 21 12 36%
1993 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL C 16 103 86 16 1 2 .990 6.38 2
1993 23 El Paso TL AA MIL C 5 40 31 9 0 1 1.000 8.00 0
1993 23 New Orleans AA AAA MIL C 11 63 55 7 1 1 .984 5.64 2
1993 23 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 4 27.0 30 27 3 0 3 1.000 10.00 7.50
1993 23 MIL AL MLB MIL C 91 719.0 469 430 30 9 3 .981 5.76 5.05 7 60 22 27%
1994 24 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 5 26.0 20 20 0 0 4 1.000 6.92 4.00
1994 24 MIL AL MLB MIL C 60 485.0 312 295 15 2 3 .994 5.75 5.17 3 54 10 16%
1995 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL LF 3
1995 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL OF 6 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1995 25 El Paso TL AA MIL LF 2
1995 25 El Paso TL AA MIL OF 5 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 0.80
1995 25 El Paso TL AA MIL RF 3
1995 25 New Orleans AA AAA MIL LF 1
1995 25 New Orleans AA AAA MIL OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 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
1995 25 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 7 14.0 18 16 2 0 1 1.000 11.57 2.57
1995 25 MIL AL MLB MIL C 2 3.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 1.00 0 0 0
1995 25 MIL AL MLB MIL LF 15
1995 25 MIL AL MLB MIL OF 58 426.0 106 99 5 2 0 .981 2.20 1.79
1995 25 MIL AL MLB MIL RF 47
1996 26 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 1B 3 28 25 3 0 4 1.000 9.33
1996 26 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 24 153.0 161 145 13 3 16 .981 9.29 6.58
1996 26 MIL AL MLB MIL C 2 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.50 0 0 0
1996 26 MIL AL MLB MIL LF 6
1996 26 MIL AL MLB MIL OF 61 482.0 114 105 5 4 1 .965 2.05 1.80
1996 26 MIL AL MLB MIL RF 55
1997 27 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 74 590.0 654 610 38 6 71 .991 9.88 8.76
1997 27 MIL AL MLB MIL LF 22
1997 27 MIL AL MLB MIL OF 22 141.0 32 31 1 0 0 1.000 2.04 1.45
1998 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A MIL 1B 8 64 55 8 1 5 .984 7.88
1998 28 Beloit MIDW A MIL 1B 3 24 23 1 0 1 1.000 8.00
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
1998 28 El Paso TL AA MIL 1B 5 40 32 7 1 4 .975 7.80
1998 28 MIL NL MLB MIL 1B 49 337.0 382 355 21 6 43 .984 10.04 7.67
1998 28 MIL NL MLB MIL C 7 46.0 33 31 1 1 0 .970 6.26 4.57 1 3 0 0%
1998 28 MIL NL MLB MIL LF 37
1998 28 MIL NL MLB MIL OF 37 265.0 54 50 2 2 0 .963 1.77 1.41
1998 28 MIL NL MLB MIL RF 3
1999 29 MIL NL MLB MIL C 101 762.0 580 531 44 5 3 .991 6.79 5.69 2 104 27 21%
2000 30 Chunichi JPCL Fgn C 1
2000 30 Chunichi JPCL Fgn OF 18
2004 34 Richmond IL AAA ATL 1B 6 46 44 2 0 2 1.000 7.67
2004 34 Richmond IL AAA ATL C 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 1B 166 1156.0 1272 1180 77 15 139 .988 9.79 7.57
MLB (7 seasons) MLB C 309 2406.0 1641 1515 107 19 10 .988 6.07 5.25 13 242 71 23%
MLB (4 seasons) MLB LF 80
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 178 1314.0 306 285 13 8 1 .974 2.04 1.67
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 105
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 1B 50 414 381 27 6 42 .986 8.16
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 3B 43 141 35 96 10 7 .929 3.05
Minors (8 seasons) Minors C 405 3186 2816 322 48 16 .985 7.75 43
Minors (1 season) Minors LF 3
Minors (1 season) Minors OF 6 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
All Levels (11 Seasons) 1B 216 1156.0 1686 1561 104 21 181 .988 9.79 7.71
All Levels (4 Seasons) 3B 43 141 35 96 10 7 .929 3.05
All Levels (14 Seasons) C 715 2406.0 4827 4331 429 67 26 56 242 71 23%
All Levels (4 Seasons) LF 83
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 202 1314.0 312 291 13 8 1
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 108
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 531676ce

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