The Full Wiki

More info on Gene Nelson (baseball)

Gene Nelson (baseball): Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gene Nelson
Pitcher
Born: December 3, 1960 (1960-12-03) (age 49)
Tampa, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
May 4, 1981 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1993 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Record     53-64
Earned run average     4.13
Strikeouts     655
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Wayland Eugene Nelson (born December 3, 1960 in Tampa, Florida), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1981 to 1993. After beginning his career as a starting pitcher with the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners, Nelson gradually converted to a relief role starting in 1983. He was a key member of the ace relief staff that helped propel the Oakland Athletics to three pennant-winning seasons from 1988 to 1990, frequently setting up Dennis Eckersley for his saves. Nelson posted a 1.57 ERA in 1990 and earned a 9-6 record in 1988. After seeing his performance slip in 1991 and 1992, he closed out his career in 1993 with a 3.12 ERA while pitching for the California Angels and Texas Rangers.

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message