Nelson Augusto Norman
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 160 lb.
- Debut May 20, 1978
- Final Game April 29, 1987
- Born May 23, 1958 in San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
Nelson Norman was the starting shortstop for the Texas Rangers for a stretch in the late 1970s, losing his job to Mario Mendoza, then played for a number of years in the minor leagues. He came back to the majors for a single game with the Montreal Expos in 1987, subbing for an injured Hubie Brooks. He then found his true calling in player development, first in the Expos' organization and for various other teams, both as a minor league coach and manager.
In 2007, he was a coach for the Swing of the Quad Cities. In 2011, he was appointed by Major League Baseball as one of four team managers in El Torneo Supremo. Norman became director of baseball operations in the Dominican for the Baltimore Orioles in 2013.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1992||GCL Expos||Gulf Coast League||35-24||2nd (t)||Montreal Expos||Lost League Finals|
|1993||GCL Expos||Gulf Coast League||27-31||11th||Montreal Expos|
|1994||GCL Expos||Gulf Coast League||35-24||5th||Montreal Expos|
|1995||Macon Braves||South Atlantic League||71-70||9th||Atlanta Braves|
|1997||DSL Red Sox||Dominican Summer League||25-46||Boston Red Sox|
|2008||DSL Cardinals||Dominican Summer League||27-29||St. Louis Cardinals|
|2010||DSL Cardinals||Dominican Summer League||39-32||St. Louis Cardinals|
|2013||DSL Orioles 2||Dominican Summer League||33-38||Baltimore Orioles|
|2014||DSL Orioles 2||Dominican Summer League||30-40||Baltimore Orioles|
|2015||DSL Orioles 2||Dominican Summer League||27-45||Baltimore Orioles|
|2016||DSL Orioles 2||Dominican Summer League||29-42||Baltimore Orioles|