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Rob NelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1995 MLB Years: 1986-1990
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Rated Prospect

Positions1B-1065, OF-10, DH-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Augustus Nelson
Height6-4Weight215BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 17,1964 [54.064]PlacePasadena,California
High SchoolSouth Pasadena (South Pasadena,CA)
CollegeMount San Antonio College (Walnut,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 27th round (685th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-OAK-#6 ... 1986-OAK-#4 ... 1987-OAK-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1986 [22.115]
OrganizationsOAK [5] SDN [4] CHA [1] MIN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15919Retrosheet IDnelsr002MLBAM ID119711
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed22Power82Contact12XBH74RBIs71Runs40Hitting43Durability53Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Idaho Falls A'sPioRkoak-1b19541964257122123821376520130.291.407.556.96310926236.375.265.459.42015.6827.541.765.0816.3345.61
1984Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-1b20136487711202521985468014051860.246.353.423.77620646581.301.177.337.34813.7724.101.753.2725.6338.33
1985Huntsville StarsSouAAoak411b21140499681162503298208613721580.232.345.475.82023757593.251.243.419.35814.5023.101.595.4015.5949.14
1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-1b2213950877140264201083162115201350.276.349.461.81023450585.311.185.311.35310.6019.661.853.4225.4035.71
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak491b2259121000001400000.222.300.333.6333110.400.111.222.28910.0040.004.000.000.0050.00
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-1b2312041368891932074529713330640.215.364.421.78517442519.259.206.448.34718.6925.631.373.8520.6547.19
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak14,491b237241410000001201000.167.167.208.3755125.333.041.042.1640.0048.000.000.000.0025.00
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn71b231011010001001800000.091.167.091.2581012.333.000.091.1338.3366.678.000.000.000.00
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         17351510010012001000.143.167.171.3386137.333.028.057.1542.7054.0520.000.000.0020.00
1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-1b24116388681012312377016213001470.260.359.503.86219547455.326.243.399.37713.6328.572.105.0516.8746.53
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn251b24721440013002900000.190.261.333.5947123.273.143.238.2738.7039.134.504.3521.0025.00
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-1b2556185354911172600385910340.265.388.449.8378319227.344.184.389.37316.7425.991.553.0826.4338.78
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn71b254282616013713202900012.195.353.329.682274102.260.134.354.32219.6128.431.452.9427.3325.00
1990Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-1b26112390561031812090106812910630.264.370.469.83918339465.336.205.382.37414.6227.741.904.3019.5037.86
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn72655000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
1991Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-1b2711136140901721662124911211120.249.340.440.78015935413.316.191.324.35011.8627.122.293.8722.5638.89
1992Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-1b28842343550110102810557011150.214.364.389.7539121292.258.175.415.34518.8423.971.273.4223.4042.00
1994Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-1b30792752672141114900428600112.262.358.440.79812126318.341.178.331.35213.2127.042.053.4625.0036.11
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter7615212272141113246601012.178.290.283.573437177.280.105.250.00013.5637.292.752.2638.0025.93
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11473936586987201171907351913676117618549482.251.359.455.81417924084684.304.204.378.00014.4325.111.744.0620.7241.34
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7382479379622125121164651164317489334300.251.360.451.81111192532956.307.200.376.00014.5825.301.743.9221.3740.68
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21977494188391431472012822321692.243.349.463.81235883911.282.220.388.00014.0524.481.744.7218.0044.15
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136487711202521985468014051860.246.353.423.77620646581.301.177.337.00013.7724.101.753.2725.6338.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541964257122123821376520130.291.407.556.96310926236.375.265.459.00015.6827.541.765.0816.3345.61
San Diego Padres Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6411910210141113235000012.176.310.294.604355142.262.118.294.00016.2035.212.172.8229.7523.81
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12332620000011601000.182.206.242.4488235.353.060.091.0002.8645.7116.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162324265842923265114102024.178.290.283.5739215377.280.105.250.00013.5637.292.752.2638.0025.93
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625568313928227104329516631770.251.359.455.81425358662.304.204.378.00014.4325.111.744.0620.7241.34

Pitching Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1995Minot MallardsPrairieInd-Rel311110.5421120000135.0524541931143002.3713.372.317.973.600.45.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1110.5421120000135.0524541931143002.3713.372.317.973.600.45.500-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Idaho Falls A's PioRkoak191B49--41832636456450.9879.18------5490.773.1
1984Madison Muskies MidwAoak201B136--1173891711112791262.9879.28------136100.098.6
1985Huntsville Stars SouAAoak211B137--1101862310912101187.9818.66------14097.995.1
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak221B134--12281211010013591349.99310.07------13996.493.1
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak221B2--311154.8002.00------540.01.2
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22DH1---------------520.00.6
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak231B107--9707078410471040.9939.72------12089.274.8
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23OF1--1---111.0001.00------1200.80.7
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak231B7--4911266260.9688.57------7100.04.3
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn231B2--14--114141.0007.00------1020.01.2
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn241B77--61550566670665.9938.64------11666.455.0
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24OF9--17-1-1817.9441.89------1167.86.4
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn241B5--485155453.98110.60------771.43.1
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn251B49--45131741489482.9869.84------5687.534.3
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn251B31--20123217226224.9917.23------4273.819.1
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn261B89--764591077833823.9889.25------11279.561.8
1991Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha271B89--70164953774765.9888.60------11180.265.9
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin281B78--60161769669662.9908.49------8492.954.2
1994Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex301B73--59251868651643.9888.81------7992.453.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B47--31540630361355.9837.55------470.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B623--53304565549058415786.9919.29------6230.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF10--18-1-1918.9471.80------100.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B210--16931373117718611830.9838.71------2100.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B136--1173891711112791262.9879.28------1360.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B49--41832636456450.9879.18------490.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Idaho Falls A's PioRkoak19--49--------
1984Madison Muskies MidwAoak20--136--------
1985Huntsville Stars SouAAoak21--137--------
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak22--134--------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22--2-------1
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23--107------1-
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23--7--------
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23--2--------
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24--77------9-
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24--5--------
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25--49--------
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25--31--------
1990Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26--89--------
1991Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha27--89--------
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin28--78--------
1994Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex30--73--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-09-08TradeTraded by Athletics with Dave Leiper to Padres for Storm Davis. 
* 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
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2260,000-61438-386,34760,00060,000
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2360,000-59536-344,90660,000120,000
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2360,000-59538-344,90660,000120,000
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2462,500-60433-392,10762,500182,500
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2562,500-69136-429,80262,500245,000
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26100,000-64933-515,727100,000345,000
* 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