Gene Nelson

From BR Bullpen


Wayland Eugene Nelson

BR page

Biographical Information[edit]

Although Gene Nelson was mostly a reliever over his 12-year career, he did pitch one two-hitter on June 7, 1982 as a member of the Seattle Mariners against the Texas Rangers. He didn't walk anyone and struck out 5 in the game. The Mariners won 6-0. The only 2 hits were singles by Buddy Bell and Dave Hostetler.

He won 2 games in the 1989 ALCS and was a member of the World Champion 1989 Oakland Athletics.

He recorded a stolen base as a pinch runner on July 3, 1988, the first primary pitcher to record a stolen base in the American League since Blue Moon Odom in 1973.

Notable Achievement[edit]

Related Sites[edit]