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Otis Nixon

Otis Junior Nixon

Positions: Outfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: January 9, 1959 in Evergreen, North Carolina, United States
School: Louisburg College (Louisburg, NC)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 21st round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Louisburg College (Louisburg, NC), the California Angels in the 1st round (4th) of the 1979 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Louisburg College (Louisburg, NC) and the New York Yankees in the 1st round (3rd) of the 1979 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Louisburg College (Louisburg, NC).

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
1979 20 -0.4 Paintsville APPY Rk NYY 63 264 203 58 58 10 3 1 25 5 3 57 40 .286 .441 .379 .820 77 0 3 1
1980 21 0.0 Greensboro SALL A NYY 136 614 493 124 137 12 5 3 48 67 13 113 88 .278 .412 .341 .753 168 1 5 2
1981 22 -1.0 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 127 527 407 89 102 9 2 0 20 72 15 110 101 .251 .413 .283 .695 115 3 6 1 0
1982 23 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY 131 610 490 90 138 7 2 0 34 107 30 108 97 .282 .412 .304 .716 149 1 10 1 0
1982 23 -0.5 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 72 346 283 47 80 3 2 0 20 61 17 59 56 .283 .408 .307 .716 87 1 3 0 0
1982 23 -2.2 Columbus IL AAA NYY 59 264 207 43 58 4 0 0 14 46 13 49 41 .280 .416 .300 .716 62 0 7 1 0
1983 24 -0.9 Columbus IL AAA NYY 138 671 557 129 162 11 6 0 41 94 29 96 83 .291 .393 .332 .725 185 1 12 5 1
1983 24 -4.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 13 15 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 .143 .200 .143 .343 2 0 0 0 0 0
1984 25 -0.3 Maine IL AAA CLE 72 305 253 42 70 5 1 0 22 39 10 44 45 .277 .381 .304 .686 77 0 6 2 0
1984 25 -3.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 49 103 91 16 14 0 0 0 1 12 6 8 11 .154 .220 .154 .374 14 2 0 3 1 0
1985 26 -2.9 CLE AL MLB CLE 104 174 162 34 38 4 0 3 9 20 11 8 27 .235 .271 .315 .585 51 2 0 4 0 0
1986 27 -1.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 105 110 95 33 25 4 1 0 8 23 6 13 12 .263 .352 .326 .678 31 1 0 2 0 0
1987 28 2.1 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 59 283 249 51 71 13 4 2 23 36 7 34 30 .285 .371 .394 .765 98 0 0 0 0
1987 28 -0.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 19 20 17 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 4 .059 .200 .059 .259 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 29 2.6 Indianapolis AA AAA MON 67 282 235 52 67 6 3 0 19 40 14 43 28 .285 .394 .336 .730 79 0 3 1 1
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
1988 29 0.9 MON NL MLB MON 90 305 271 47 66 8 2 0 15 46 13 28 42 .244 .312 .288 .600 78 0 0 4 2 0
1989 30 1.6 MON NL MLB MON 126 293 258 41 56 7 2 0 21 37 12 33 36 .217 .306 .260 .566 67 4 0 2 0 1
1990 31 2.7 MON NL MLB MON 119 263 231 46 58 6 2 1 20 50 13 28 33 .251 .331 .307 .638 71 2 0 3 1 0
1991 32 3.6 ATL NL MLB ATL 124 460 401 81 119 10 1 0 26 72 21 47 40 .297 .371 .327 .698 131 5 2 7 3 3
1992 33 4.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 120 502 456 79 134 14 2 2 22 41 18 39 54 .294 .348 .346 .695 158 4 0 5 2 0
1993 34 6.0 ATL NL MLB ATL 134 532 461 77 124 12 3 1 24 47 13 61 63 .269 .351 .315 .666 145 10 0 5 5 2
1994 35 5.9 BOS AL MLB BOS 103 461 398 60 109 15 1 0 25 42 10 55 65 .274 .360 .317 .677 126 0 0 6 2 1
1995 36 7.0 TEX AL MLB TEX 139 656 589 87 174 21 2 0 45 50 21 58 85 .295 .357 .338 .695 199 6 0 6 3 1
1996 37 8.1 TOR AL MLB TOR 125 575 496 87 142 15 1 1 29 54 13 71 68 .286 .377 .327 .703 162 9 1 7 0 1
1997 38 9.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB TOR-LAD 145 655 576 84 153 18 3 2 44 59 12 65 78 .266 .337 .318 .655 183 12 0 8 6 0
1997 38 8.9 TOR AL MLB TOR 103 464 401 54 105 12 1 1 26 47 10 52 54 .262 .343 .304 .647 122 10 0 6 5 0
1997 38 9.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 42 191 175 30 48 6 2 1 18 12 2 13 24 .274 .323 .349 .671 61 2 0 2 1 0
1998 39 9.7 MIN AL MLB MIN 110 500 448 71 133 6 6 1 20 37 7 44 56 .297 .361 .344 .705 154 14 2 4 2 0
1999 40 11.1 ATL NL MLB ATL 84 176 151 31 31 2 1 0 8 26 7 23 15 .205 .309 .232 .540 35 1 0 1 1 1
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1709 5800 5115 878 1379 142 27 11 318 620 186 585 694 .270 .343 .314 .658 1608 72 5 67 28 10
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 793 3556 2887 635 805 73 26 6 232 460 121 605 512 .279 .403 .328 .732 948 6 45 13 2
All Levels (21 Seasons) 2502 9356 8002 1513 2184 215 53 17 550 1080 307 1190 1206 .273 .366 .319 .686 2556 72 11 112 41 12
AA (2 seasons) Minors 199 873 690 136 182 12 4 0 40 133 32 169 157 .264 .411 .293 .704 202 4 9 1 0
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 395 1805 1501 317 428 39 14 2 119 255 73 266 227 .285 .391 .334 .725 501 1 28 9 2
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
1979 20 Paintsville APPY Rk NYY 3B 62 182 52 120 10 12 .945 2.77
1979 20 Paintsville APPY Rk NYY SS 3 5 2 2 1 1 .800 1.33
1980 21 Greensboro SALL A NYY 3B 71 228 69 132 27 11 .882 2.83
1980 21 Greensboro SALL A NYY SS 66 280 95 176 9 29 .968 4.11
1981 22 Nashville SOUL AA NYY SS 124 602 198 348 56 51 .907 4.40
1982 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA NYY 2B 76 397 146 241 10 45 .975 5.09
1982 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY SS 55 250 84 139 27 27 .892 4.05
1982 23 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 2B 34 182 74 105 3 22 .984 5.26
1982 23 Nashville SOUL AA NYY SS 38 178 52 106 20 19 .888 4.16
1982 23 Columbus IL AAA NYY 2B 42 215 72 136 7 23 .967 4.95
1982 23 Columbus IL AAA NYY SS 17 72 32 33 7 8 .903 3.82
1983 24 Columbus IL AAA NYY 2B 9 42 22 19 1 1 .976 4.56
1983 24 Columbus IL AAA NYY OF 127 371 363 5 3 2 .992 2.90
1983 24 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 4
1983 24 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 9 41.0 16 14 1 1 0 .938 3.29 1.67
1983 24 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 5
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
1984 25 Maine IL AAA CLE OF 70 214 206 7 1 1 .995 3.04
1984 25 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 4
1984 25 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 43
1984 25 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 46 291.0 84 81 3 0 0 1.000 2.60 1.83
1985 26 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 26
1985 26 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 53
1985 26 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 80 387.0 138 129 5 4 1 .971 3.12 1.68
1986 27 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 14
1986 27 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 84
1986 27 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 95 299.0 96 90 3 3 0 .969 2.80 0.98
1987 28 Buffalo AA AAA CLE OF 58 176 170 3 3 0 .983 2.98
1987 28 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 7
1987 28 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 11
1987 28 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 17 62.0 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 3.05 1.24
1988 29 Indianapolis AA AAA MON OF 67 132 130 1 1 0 .992 1.96
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
1988 29 MON NL MLB MON CF 61
1988 29 MON NL MLB MON LF 25
1988 29 MON NL MLB MON OF 82 627.0 179 176 2 1 1 .994 2.56 2.17
1989 30 MON NL MLB MON CF 92
1989 30 MON NL MLB MON LF 13
1989 30 MON NL MLB MON OF 98 559.0 164 160 2 2 0 .988 2.61 1.65
1989 30 MON NL MLB MON RF 1
1990 31 MON NL MLB MON CF 71
1990 31 MON NL MLB MON LF 21
1990 31 MON NL MLB MON OF 88 512.0 155 149 5 1 0 .994 2.71 1.75
1990 31 MON NL MLB MON SS 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 9.00 1.00
1991 32 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 17
1991 32 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 55
1991 32 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 115 871.0 227 218 6 3 1 .987 2.31 1.95
1991 32 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 48
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 33 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 102
1992 33 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 2
1992 33 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 111 962.0 342 333 6 3 1 .991 3.17 3.05
1992 33 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 16
1993 34 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 115
1993 34 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 116 999.0 315 308 4 3 1 .990 2.81 2.69
1993 34 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 2
1994 35 BOS AL MLB BOS CF 103
1994 35 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 103 865.0 261 254 4 3 1 .989 2.68 2.50
1995 36 TEX AL MLB TEX CF 138
1995 36 TEX AL MLB TEX OF 138 1221.0 365 357 4 4 1 .989 2.66 2.62
1996 37 TOR AL MLB TOR CF 125
1996 37 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 125 1079.0 349 342 5 2 1 .994 2.89 2.78
1997 38 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB TOR-LAD CF 144
1997 38 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB TOR-LAD OF 144 1263.0 355 351 2 2 0 .994 2.52 2.45
1997 38 TOR AL MLB TOR CF 102
1997 38 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 102 892.0 256 254 1 1 0 .996 2.57 2.50
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
1997 38 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 42
1997 38 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 42 371.0 99 97 1 1 0 .990 2.38 2.33
1998 39 MIN AL MLB MIN CF 108
1998 39 MIN AL MLB MIN OF 108 923.0 285 278 4 3 0 .989 2.75 2.61
1999 40 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 5
1999 40 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 50
1999 40 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 52 308.0 53 52 0 1 0 .981 1.52 1.00
MLB (17 seasons) MLB CF 1136
MLB (10 seasons) MLB LF 357
MLB (17 seasons) MLB OF 1527 11269.0 3405 3313 56 36 8 .989 2.69 2.21
MLB (5 seasons) MLB RF 72
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 2B 85 439 168 260 11 46 .975 5.04
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 133 410 121 252 37 23 .910 2.80
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 322 893 869 16 8 3 .991 2.75
Minors (4 seasons) Minors SS 248 1137 379 665 93 108 .918 4.21
All Levels (2 Seasons) 2B 85 439 168 260 11 46 .975 5.04
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 133 410 121 252 37 23 .910 2.80
All Levels (17 Seasons) CF 1136
All Levels (10 Seasons) LF 357
All Levels (17 Seasons) OF 1849 11269.0 4298 4182 72 44 11 .990 2.69 2.30
All Levels (5 Seasons) RF 72
All Levels (5 Seasons) SS 249 1.0 1138 379 666 93 109 .918 9.00 4.20
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1979 20 Paintsville Yankees Appalachian League Rk
1980 21 Greensboro Hornets South Atlantic League A
1981 22 Nashville Sounds Southern League AA
1982 23 Columbus Clippers International League AAA
1982 23 Nashville Sounds Southern League AA
1983 24 Columbus Clippers International League AAA
1983 24 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1983-09-09 1983-10-02
1984 25 Maine Guides International League AAA
1984 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-06-17
1985 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1985-04-11 1985-10-06
1986 27 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1986-04-09 1986-10-05
1987 28 Buffalo Bisons American Association AAA
1987 28 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1987-04-09 1987-05-05
1988 29 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1988 29 Montreal Expos National League MLB 1 1988-06-21 1988-10-02
1989 30 Montreal Expos National League MLB 1 1989-04-04 1989-09-26
1990 31 Montreal Expos National League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 32 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1991-04-10 1991-09-15
1992 33 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1992-04-24 1992-10-04
1993 34 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1993-04-05 1993-10-03
1994 35 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1994-04-04 1994-08-10
1995 36 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1995-04-26 1995-10-01
1996 37 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1996-04-01 1996-09-20
1997 38 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1997-04-01 1997-08-12
1997 38 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 2 1997-08-13 1997-09-27
1998 39 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1998-04-01 1998-09-27
1999 40 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1999-04-05 1999-10-03

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