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Gene NelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1993 MLB Years: 1981-1993
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-579, DH-3Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWayland Eugene Nelson
Height6-0Weight174BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 3,1960 [57.168]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolPasco (Dade City,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 30th round (690th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 4,1981 [20.152]
OrganizationsOAK [6] CHA [3] SEA [3] NYA [2] TEX [2] CAL [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID15911Retrosheet IDnelsg001MLBAM ID119715
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts47Walks49Hittable52SO/BB51vsPower52Hitting0Durability68Team.524Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-S/R17502.251459000352.0411813020282001.177.10--3.464.851.401.000-
1980Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-ST192031.972725216500196.014651434701304001.106.700.183.215.971.86.870-
1981Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-ST20005.40220000010.09661582001.408.100.904.507.201.60--
1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-S/R20402.53541001132.02599314370101.227.030.843.9410.412.641.000-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0403.21761001142.0341515419452101.267.290.864.079.642.371.0003.05
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya46,55ST20314.81871000039.0402421523162011.609.151.145.263.660.70.7505.27
1982Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-ST21133.35550200037.2361814128220001.708.600.246.695.260.79.250-
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24,43ST21694.62221932120122.213370631660714221.579.761.174.405.211.18.4004.77
1983Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-ST22945.1816160720099.011565571128741001.4410.451.002.556.732.64.692-
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24S/R22037.881055102032.0382928621111011.8410.691.695.913.090.52.0006.57
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-ST23685.63171706100112.0138757015548911001.7111.091.214.347.151.65.429-
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30S/R23354.4620911204174.2723837917364111.198.681.082.054.342.12.3754.09
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30S/R2410104.2646182810112145.21447469236710111171.458.901.424.146.241.51.5004.87
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30Rel25663.855415300266114.21185249741703031.399.260.553.225.491.71.5003.49
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19,40Rel26653.935464800153123.212058541235947051.258.730.872.556.842.69.5453.58
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19Rel27963.065415300203111.2934238938674631.177.500.733.065.401.76.6003.72
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19Rel28353.26500500015380.0603329530705021.136.750.563.387.882.33.3753.03
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19Rel29331.57510510017574.2551413517381030.966.630.602.054.582.24.5003.46
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19Rel30156.84440440011048.26038371223230031.7111.102.224.254.251.00.1676.72
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak19Rel31316.4528226008051.2683737522232001.7411.850.873.834.011.05.7504.43
1993California AngelsALMLBcal16Rel32053.08460460020452.2502518323311021.398.540.513.935.301.35.0003.98
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex23Rel32003.3860600218.010330141001.3811.25--1.134.504.00-2.36
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter53644.134936842561153281075.010615374961174186554610331.378.840.973.485.461.57.4531.45
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter45183.5486741231814538.25102422123521938820101.358.520.583.666.481.77.714-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter20154.814342115311280.23141671503012422212101.5610.070.963.987.121.79.571-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2032.142927216500206.015557495751386001.126.770.223.286.031.84.870-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter502.251459000352.0411813020282001.177.10--3.464.851.401.000-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter25253.822819272008614488.045622220848165315196161.278.370.883.035.781.91.500-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19214.16120289230419333.033416415539125207182111.378.971.053.365.561.66.475-
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter053.08460460020452.2502518323311021.398.540.513.935.301.35.000-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6125.30322483140154.217199912281825231.639.951.284.714.771.01.333-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter314.81871000039.0402421523162011.609.151.145.263.660.70.750-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.3860600218.010330141001.3811.25--1.134.504.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11134.13100148610316220.021610910124851339271.378.840.983.485.461.57.4581.45
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1873.543530513302220.0208998714891588001.358.520.583.666.481.77.720-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-p23206010000000101000.167.167.167.334107.200.000.000.1510.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30p24471000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1841300000100000000.000.000.000.000001.000.0001.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter206010000000101000.167.167.167.334107.200.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter206010000000101000.167.167.167.334107.200.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter471000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621300000100000000.000.000.000.000001.000.0001.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16249080000000808000.167.167.167.3348057.200.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex17P14--72--991.0000.64------14100.025.5
1980Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya19P27--9202-3129.9351.07------27100.019.7
1981Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya20P2--4---441.0002.00------2100.01.5
1981Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya20P5--141-65.8331.00------5100.03.6
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya20P8-39361-109.9001.130.23-----8100.07.5
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea21P5--661-1312.9232.40------5100.03.5
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea21P22-1221020143130.9681.360.25-----22100.013.6
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea22P16--1192-2220.9091.25------16100.011.3
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22P10-32561-1211.9171.100.34-----10100.06.2
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea23P17--214512116.7620.94------2085.012.1
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P20-74118-119191.0000.950.26-----20100.012.3
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P46-14510191-3029.9670.630.20-----4797.928.4
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P54-114817-325251.0000.460.22-----54100.033.3
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P54-1238132-2321.9130.390.17-----54100.033.3
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH1---------------541.90.6
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P54-111411-115151.0000.280.14-----5794.733.3
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH2---------------573.51.2
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P50-8063--991.0000.180.11-----5198.030.9
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P51-74481-1312.9230.240.16-----51100.031.5
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P44-4844--881.0000.180.17-----44100.027.2
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31P28-5134--771.0000.250.14-----2996.617.3
1993California AngelsALMLBcal32P46-5247-111111.0000.240.21-----46100.028.4
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex32P6-8-1--111.0000.170.13-----6100.03.7
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P493-107380127710214207.9670.420.19-----4930.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P43--2033916253.8551.23------430.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--13202-3533.9431.14------290.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--72--991.0000.64------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex1714----------
1980Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya1927----------
1981Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya202----------
1981Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya205----------
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya208----------
1982Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea215----------
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2122----------
1983Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea2216----------
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2210----------
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea2317----------
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2320----------
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2446----------
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2554----------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2654---------1
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2754---------2
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2850----------
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2951----------
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3044----------
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3128----------
1993California AngelsALMLBcal3246----------
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex326----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1988Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB27200.002004.2501001.439.640.001.930.000.000.001.000
1988Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB27001.423006.1413301.155.680.004.264.261.000.00.000
1989Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB28000.001001.1100200.916.750.000.0013.5000.00.000
1989Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB280054.002001.0462106.0036.000.0018.009.000.500.00.000
1990Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB29000.001001.2300002.5016.200.000.000.0000.00.000
1990Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB29000.002005.0302001.005.400.003.600.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs200.0040400007.7900012001.3010.570.001.172.352.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs005.11707000012.31107074001.468.030.005.112.920.570.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982American League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-09-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1993-09-03Released by Angels. 
1993-02-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1992-08-11Released by Athletics. 
1986-12-11TradeTraded by White Sox with Bruce Tanner to Athletics for Donnie Hill. 
1984-06-27TradeTraded by Mariners with Jerry Don Gleaton to White Sox for Salome Barojas. 
1982-04-01TradeTraded by Yankees with Bobby Brown and Bill Caudill to Mariners for Shane Rawley. 
1979-10-08TradeTraded by Rangers with Ray Fontenot, Amos Lewis and Oscar Gamble to Yankees for Mark Softy, Neal Mersch, Bob Polinsky and Mickey Rivers. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24110,000-4942118370,78060,000110,000
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25240,000-3802146386,34760,000350,000
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26365,000-2511765++344,90660,000715,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27450,000-235966++392,10762,5001,165,000
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28615,000-2061275++429,80262,5001,780,000
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29650,000-2451965++515,727100,0002,430,000
1991Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll301,100,000-1921573++742,231100,0003,530,000
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll311,250,000-2241672++962,245109,0004,780,000
1993California AngelsTeam Payroll32109,000-75739-968,431109,0004,889,000
1993Texas RangersTeam Payroll32109,000-75741-968,431109,0004,889,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red