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Nelson MathewsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1960-1965 MLB Years: 1960-1965
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PositionsOF-275Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNelson Elmer Mathews
Height6-4Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 21,1941 [76.333]PlaceColumbia,Illinois
High SchoolColumbia (Columbia,IL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Chicago Cubs.
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1960 [19.050]
OrganizationsCHN [4] KC1 [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID14881Retrosheet IDmathn101MLBAM ID118418
RelationshipsFather of T.J. Mathews
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power75Contact44XBH77RBIs60Runs33Hitting53Durability32Team.399Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12of1838120000000200000.250.250.250.500208.333.000.000.2260.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23of1939010000000200000.111.111.111.222109.143.000.000.1000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23of20154951520213335421001.306.393.469.86223457.302.163.265.3888.777.020.803.5124.5026.67
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23of216115512243241034164800025.155.234.277.511439171.194.122.219.2319.3628.073.002.3438.7537.50
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc15of221575735813727514602343143121718.239.293.377.67021646620.295.138.211.2956.9423.063.332.2640.9333.58
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc15of236718417397721502244901244.212.300.359.6596616211.274.147.266.28911.3723.222.040.9592.0041.03
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3069789321839142298812882483431328.223.288.359.647351751076.276.136.222.0008.1823.052.822.0444.4534.40
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter224757751763412167525671921331122.232.295.373.66828262831.290.141.225.0008.0623.102.871.9347.3135.23
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8222118425262367215621026.190.266.312.5786913245.226.122.213.0008.5722.862.672.4536.8330.95
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625184911521712524647131222715.223.288.359.64718640570.276.136.222.0008.1823.052.822.0444.4534.40

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18OF2--5---551.0002.50------366.71.3
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19OF2--5---551.0002.50------366.71.3
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20OF14--25-1-2625.9621.79------1593.38.6
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21OF46--911219492.9792.00------6175.428.4
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc122OF154--3845132402389.9682.53------15798.195.1
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123OF57--10312-106104.9811.82------6785.135.2
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF275--6137183638620.9722.25------2750.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1960Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18---------2-
1961Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19---------2-
1962Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20---------14-
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21---------46-
1964Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc122---------154-
1965Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc123---------57-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-12-15TradeTraded by Cubs to Athletics for Fred Norman. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.