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Nelson Simmons

Nelson Bernard Simmons

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: June 27, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
High School: Madison HS (San Diego, CA)

Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 2nd round of the 1981 MLB June Amateur Draft from Madison HS (San Diego, CA).

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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
1981 18 -2.1 Bristol APPY Rk DET 69 291 267 36 79 14 1 10 45 2 4 18 38 .296 .340 .468 .808 125 2 0 4 2
1982 19 -3.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA DET 141 572 521 70 150 24 8 9 65 2 3 50 87 .288 .350 .417 .766 217 0 0 1 13
1982 19 -3.1 Lakeland FLOR A DET 133 540 491 68 144 24 8 9 61 2 3 48 73 .293 .356 .430 .785 211 0 0 1 13
1982 19 -4.5 Birmingham SOUL AA DET 8 32 30 2 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 14 .200 .250 .200 .450 6 0 0 0 0
1983 20 -3.5 Birmingham SOUL AA DET 118 460 404 57 110 17 1 11 64 2 4 52 83 .272 .354 .401 .755 162 1 0 3 6
1984 21 -4.5 Evansville AA AAA DET 142 561 501 79 154 41 5 22 83 0 4 53 106 .307 .370 .541 .911 271 0 1 6 0
1984 21 -7.7 DET AL MLB DET 9 32 30 4 13 2 0 0 3 1 0 2 5 .433 .469 .500 .969 15 2 0 0 0 1
1985 22 -4.1 Nashville AA AAA DET 49 207 188 17 46 14 0 9 26 0 0 14 30 .245 .295 .463 .757 87 1 0 4 1
1985 22 -6.9 DET AL MLB DET 75 281 251 31 60 11 0 10 33 1 0 26 41 .239 .306 .402 .708 101 4 0 0 4 5
1986 23 -2.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA BAL-DET 103 397 349 38 92 15 5 8 41 4 1 38 65 .264 .332 .404 .736 141 0 5 5 2
1986 23 -2.7 Rochester IL AAA BAL 89 341 304 33 83 13 5 8 37 4 1 27 53 .273 .327 .428 .755 130 0 5 5 2
1986 23 -3.1 Nashville AA AAA DET 14 56 45 5 9 2 0 0 4 0 0 11 12 .200 .357 .244 .602 11 0 0 0 0
1987 24 -1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA BAL-SEA 82 310 275 39 77 15 1 6 34 1 2 31 38 .280 .348 .407 .756 112 0 0 4 1
1987 24 -1.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 64 231 207 25 56 10 1 3 21 0 0 21 28 .271 .333 .372 .705 77 0 0 3 1
1987 24 -2.1 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 18 79 68 14 21 5 0 3 13 1 2 10 10 .309 .392 .515 .907 35 0 0 1 0
1987 24 -4.4 BAL AL MLB BAL 16 54 49 3 13 1 1 1 4 0 1 3 8 .265 .296 .388 .684 19 3 0 0 2 0
1988 25 -1.0 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 127 522 459 74 140 27 2 14 73 4 7 59 65 .305 .382 .464 .846 213 0 1 3 6
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
1989 26 -0.3 Louisville AA AAA STL 5 20 19 3 6 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 3 .316 .350 .579 .929 11 0 0 0 0
1989 26 Tabasco MEX AAA
1990 27 3.5 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 123 524 453 70 116 19 1 15 55 0 3 62 64 .256 .344 .402 .746 182 1 4 4 4
1991 28 2.2 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 118 482 427 48 116 18 2 8 67 0 1 48 56 .272 .340 .379 .720 162 14 0 0 7 6
1992 29 2 Teams MEX AAA
1992 29 2.1 Denver AA AAA MIL 4 12 10 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 .200 .273 .500 .773 5 0 0 1 0 0
1992 29 Aguascalientes MEX AAA
1992 29 Cordoba MEX AAA
1993 30 7.3 Palm Springs CALL A+ CAL 20 87 76 13 25 8 0 5 23 0 1 10 7 .329 .402 .632 1.034 48 0 0 0 1 0
1993 30 Jalisco MEX AAA
1994 31 2 Teams MEX AAA
1994 31 Saltillo MEX AAA
1994 31 Jalisco MEX AAA
1995 32 5.4 Calgary PCL AAA PIT 107 333 299 44 84 17 0 9 58 1 1 30 45 .281 .342 .428 .770 128 5 0 0 4 3
1996 33 7.2 2 Teams WL Ind 78 340 303 28 81 16 0 6 46 6 3 35 39 .267 .342 .380 .722 115 6 0 1 1 0
1996 33 7.2 Long Beach WL Ind 35 149 132 10 30 6 0 1 13 0 0 16 20 .227 .311 .295 .606 39 3 0 1 0 0
1996 33 7.2 Palm Springs WL Ind 43 191 171 18 51 10 0 5 33 6 3 19 19 .298 .366 .444 .811 76 3 0 0 1 0
1998 35 9.1 Tri-City WL Ind 88 371 332 35 96 17 0 12 67 1 1 33 53 .289 .350 .449 .798 149 12 0 2 4 2
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
1999 36 9.1 Tri-City WL Ind 89 403 351 59 104 27 1 13 74 2 1 42 35 .296 .366 .490 .856 172 11 1 1 8 3
2000 37 10.6 Tri-City WL Ind 90 392 340 41 82 15 0 12 57 2 0 48 55 .241 .334 .391 .725 133 11 1 0 3 5
2000 37 8.4 Reynosa MEX AAA 10 45 37 2 8 1 0 1 6 0 0 7 7 .216 .333 .324 .658 12 1 0 0 1 0
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 100 367 330 38 86 14 1 11 40 2 1 31 54 .261 .319 .409 .728 135 9 0 0 6 6
Minors (14 seasons) Minors 1208 4778 4248 589 1197 231 26 128 639 16 31 467 689 .282 .350 .439 .789 1864 19 5 12 46 44
Foreign (5 seasons) Foreign 10 45 37 2 8 1 0 1 6 0 0 7 7 12 1 0 0 1 0
Other (4 seasons) Other 345 1506 1326 163 363 75 1 43 244 11 5 158 182 .274 .348 .429 .777 569 40 2 4 16 10
All Levels (19 Seasons) 1663 6696 5941 792 1654 321 28 183 929 29 37 663 932 2580 69 7 16 69 60
AA (3 seasons) Minors 249 1016 887 129 232 36 2 26 123 2 7 116 161 .262 .346 .395 .740 350 2 4 7 10
AAA (9 seasons) Minors 737 2844 2527 343 717 149 15 78 387 10 16 275 410 .284 .350 .447 .797 1130 19 1 8 33 19
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
1981 18 Bristol APPY Rk DET OF 69 77 62 7 8 0 .896 1.00
1982 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA DET OF 129 208 189 7 12 3 .942 1.52
1982 19 Lakeland FLOR A DET OF 123 197 178 7 12 3 .939 1.50
1982 19 Birmingham SOUL AA DET OF 6 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.83
1983 20 Birmingham SOUL AA DET OF 102 199 174 11 14 1 .930 1.81
1984 21 Evansville AA AAA DET OF 139 248 232 10 6 3 .976 1.74
1984 21 DET AL MLB DET LF 2
1984 21 DET AL MLB DET OF 5 37.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.95 1.60
1984 21 DET AL MLB DET RF 4
1985 22 Nashville AA AAA DET OF 49 101 93 7 1 4 .990 2.04
1985 22 DET AL MLB DET LF 25
1985 22 DET AL MLB DET OF 38 305.0 73 67 2 4 1 .945 2.04 1.82
1985 22 DET AL MLB DET RF 13
1986 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA BAL-DET OF 101 172 159 11 2 2 .988 1.68
1986 23 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 88 144 134 8 2 1 .986 1.61
1986 23 Nashville AA AAA DET OF 13 28 25 3 0 1 1.000 2.15
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 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA BAL-SEA OF 77 136 128 4 4 1 .971 1.71
1987 24 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 63 109 103 3 3 0 .972 1.68
1987 24 Calgary PCL AAA SEA OF 14 27 25 1 1 1 .963 1.86
1987 24 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 13 100.0 26 24 2 0 1 1.000 2.34 2.00
1987 24 BAL AL MLB BAL RF 13
1988 25 Calgary PCL AAA SEA OF 95 162 148 10 4 1 .975 1.66
1989 26 Louisville AA AAA STL OF 5 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1990 27 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK OF 36 62 56 4 2 0 .968 1.67
1991 28 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK OF 36 51 49 1 1 0 .980 1.39
1993 30 Palm Springs CALL A+ CAL 1B 14 131 117 11 3 12 .977 9.14
1993 30 Palm Springs CALL A+ CAL OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1995 32 Calgary PCL AAA PIT 1B 9 68 62 3 3 7 .956 7.22
1995 32 Calgary PCL AAA PIT LF 17
1995 32 Calgary PCL AAA PIT OF 35 57 51 4 2 2 .965 1.57
1995 32 Calgary PCL AAA PIT RF 19
1996 33 2 Teams WL Ind 1B 26 239 224 11 4 17 .983 9.04
1996 33 2 Teams WL Ind OF 11 15 12 2 1 0 .933 1.27
1996 33 Long Beach WL Ind 1B 14 121 113 6 2 6 .983 8.50
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
1996 33 Long Beach WL Ind OF 6 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1996 33 Palm Springs WL Ind 1B 12 118 111 5 2 11 .983 9.67
1996 33 Palm Springs WL Ind OF 5 9 7 1 1 0 .889 1.60
1998 35 Tri-City WL Ind 1B 34 302 282 15 5 24 .983 8.74
1999 36 Tri-City WL Ind 1B 8 79 72 7 0 7 1.000 9.88
1999 36 Tri-City WL Ind OF 8 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.63
1999 36 Tri-City WL Ind RF 8
2000 37 Tri-City WL Ind 1B 2 9 7 1 1 0 .889 4.00
2000 37 Reynosa MEX AAA OF 10 12 9 3 0 0 1.000 1.20
2000 37 Reynosa MEX AAA RF 10
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 27
MLB (3 seasons) MLB OF 56 442.0 107 99 4 4 2 .963 2.10 1.84
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 30
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 1B 23 199 179 14 6 19 .970 8.39
Minors (13 seasons) Minors OF 874 1485 1353 76 56 17 .962 1.64
Other (4 seasons) Other 1B 70 629 585 34 10 48 .984 8.84
Other (2 seasons) Other OF 19 28 25 2 1 0 .964 1.42
All Levels (6 Seasons) 1B 93 828 764 48 16 67 .981 8.73
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 44
All Levels (16 Seasons) OF 959 442.0 1632 1486 85 61 19 .963 2.10 1.64
All Levels (6 Seasons) RF 67
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1981 18 Bristol Tigers Appalachian League Rk
1982 19 Lakeland Tigers Florida State League A
1982 19 Birmingham Barons Southern League AA
1983 20 Birmingham Barons Southern League AA
1984 21 Evansville Triplets American Association AAA
1984 21 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1984-09-04 1984-09-30
1985 22 Nashville Sounds American Association AAA
1985 22 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1985-04-30 1985-10-06
1986 23 Nashville Sounds American Association AAA
1986 23 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA
1987 24 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA
1987 24 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA
1987 24 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1987-04-18 1987-05-08
1988 25 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA
1989 26 Tabasco Ganaderos Mexican League AAA
1989 26 Louisville Redbirds American Association AAA
1990 27 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA
1991 28 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA
1992 29 Aguascalientes Rieleros Mexican League AAA
1992 29 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA
1992 29 Cordoba Cafeteros Mexican League AAA
1993 30 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AAA
1993 30 Palm Springs Angels California League A+
1994 31 Saltillo Saraperos Mexican League AAA
1994 31 Jalisco Charros Mexican League AAA
1995 32 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA
1996 33 Long Beach Riptide Western League Ind 1
1996 33 Palm Springs Suns Western League Ind 2
1998 35 Tri-City Posse Western League Ind
1999 36 Tri-City Posse Western League Ind
2000 37 Reynosa Broncos Mexican League AAA
2000 37 Tri-City Posse Western League Ind

Sabr ID: 98d503c9

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