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Donell NixonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1993 MLB Years: 1987-1990
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-460, 3B-240, 1B-28, DH-9, 2B-1Position when DraftedOF-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Donnell Nixon
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 31,1961 [56.146]PlaceEvergreen,North Carolina
High SchoolWest Columbus (Cerro Gordo,NC)
CollegeLouisburg College (Louisburg,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 10th round (240th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRip Tutor
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-SEA-#7 ... 1984-SEA-#8 ... 1985-SEA-#10 ... 1986-SEA-#7 ... 1987-SEA-#10
MLB DebutApril 7,1987 [25.097]
OrganizationsSEA [7] CLE [3] SFN [2] BAL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16003Retrosheet IDnixod001MLBAM ID119813
RelationshipsBrother of Otis Nixon
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed94Power41Contact63XBH35RBIs36Runs74Hitting78Durability45Team.525Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Wausau TimbersMidwAsea-1b1959204355872526209283111000.284.373.412.7858414234.315.128.319.36311.9713.251.112.1440.8024.14
1982Wausau TimbersMidwAsea163b2011646110215618711568513417541110.338.396.479.87522136508.386.141.386.3918.0714.761.832.1741.9123.08
1982Lynn SailorsEastAAsea-3b20624572101302411000.292.370.458.82811328.350.166.375.3707.1414.292.000.000.0042.86
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12248510716320811578813437952110.336.395.478.87323239536.384.142.386.3908.0214.741.842.0544.0923.93
1983Bakersfield MarinersCalifA+sea-3b21135542116174274451144246382112220.321.391.408.79922135620.371.087.424.36310.1613.231.300.65135.5020.11
1984Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-of221405369914425545710214707127440.269.353.356.70919134619.301.087.382.32411.3111.471.010.65134.0023.61
1986Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-of24418261000212300000.333.400.389.7897120.400.056.222.36010.0015.001.500.000.0016.67
1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of248353121101001300000.343.361.429.79015236.375.086.114.3512.788.333.000.000.0016.67
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12535182101213600000.340.375.415.79022356.383.075.151.3545.3610.712.000.000.0016.67
1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of2582328721061815524616515103250.323.412.430.84214124384.369.107.354.37313.2813.281.001.3065.6022.64
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea6of2546132173340312217132824003.250.327.348.675467151.297.098.303.3068.6118.542.151.9944.0021.21
1988Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-2640160284570310121142001120.281.337.381.7186110176.304.100.256.3227.9511.361.431.7053.3322.22
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30of26597815273006118101201001.346.420.385.80530389.409.039.205.37111.2413.481.200.000.0011.11
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30of2795166234420115103113000014.265.311.295.606493177.319.030.139.2796.2116.952.730.56166.006.82
1990Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of2885291547234226215425513100.247.343.306.649899338.298.059.258.30612.4316.271.310.59145.5012.50
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of-dh28820152002501700000.250.286.350.6367221.385.100.400.2874.7633.337.000.000.0040.00
1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-of291123471001321311100.304.346.348.6948127.333.044.130.3153.7011.113.000.000.0014.29
1992Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-of3012499112117514900100.224.278.367.64518454.250.143.306.2907.4116.672.251.8549.0036.36
1992Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-of304970231851177041301100.257.293.400.69328776.298.143.300.3105.2617.113.251.3270.0038.89
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         6111932297221412182201200.244.287.387.6744611130.278.143.303.3026.1516.922.751.5459.5037.93
1993Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-312024880001312301000.333.385.333.7188027.381.000.167.3337.4111.111.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter208396561091104354718357725018.275.337.333.67013215438.333.058.220.0007.9917.582.200.9199.0013.76
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter7672765560824117273629645387325423113214140.298.372.399.77111031803147.340.101.351.00010.3313.441.301.1476.8121.84
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter29593119226835711989225115148210670.288.365.376.741350531064.330.088.284.00010.8113.911.291.0384.6419.78
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16262711516830756511216788738540.268.349.362.71122742721.302.094.372.00010.8212.071.120.69125.4025.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter135542116174274451144246382112220.321.391.408.79922135620.371.087.424.00010.1613.231.300.65135.5020.11
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1756651372142591682105226910652110.322.389.459.84830550742.364.137.365.0009.3014.291.542.1641.5623.36
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1542443871501212111214201015.291.347.324.671796266.348.033.160.0007.8915.792.000.38244.008.45
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46132173340312217132824003.250.327.348.675467151.297.098.303.0008.6118.542.151.9944.0021.21
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter820152002501700000.250.286.350.6367221.385.100.400.0004.7633.337.000.000.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623084485903273714276024016.275.337.333.67010312341.333.058.220.0007.9917.582.200.9199.0013.76
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625841181742568639618698927330.298.372.399.77123338665.340.101.351.00010.3313.441.301.1476.8121.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Wausau Timbers MidwAsea191B27--2449313256253.9889.37------5945.820.5
1981Wausau Timbers MidwAsea192B1--6---661.0006.00------591.70.8
1981Wausau Timbers MidwAsea19OF1--2---221.0002.00------591.70.8
1982Wausau Timbers MidwAsea203B100--871874915323274.8482.74------11686.271.9
1982Lynn Sailors EastAAsea203B1---2--221.0002.00------616.70.7
1983Bakersfield Mariners CalifA+sea213B132--982495115398347.8722.63------13597.894.3
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea22OF133--261571273266.9742.00------14095.092.4
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea223B7--111-32.6670.29------1405.04.9
1986Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea24OF4--7-1-87.8751.75------4100.02.8
1986Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea24OF7--152--17171.0002.43------887.54.9
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea25OF73--16716-174168.9662.30------8289.051.8
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea251B1--1---111.0001.00------821.20.7
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25OF32--761--77771.0002.41------4669.619.8
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25DH6---------------4613.03.7
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26OF46--59-1-6059.9831.28------5978.028.4
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF64--87-3-9087.9671.36------9567.439.5
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28OF73--14524-151147.9742.01------8585.950.3
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF4--5---551.0001.25------850.02.5
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH3---------------837.51.9
1991Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle29OF9--10-1-1110.9091.11------1181.86.5
1992Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle30OF2--3---331.0001.50------1216.71.4
1992Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle30OF12--171--18181.0001.50------4924.58.5
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF146--22714-232228.9831.56------1460.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF174--354611-371360.9702.07------1740.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF139--271581284276.9721.99------1390.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B8--131-54.8000.50------80.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B132--982495115398347.8722.63------1320.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B100--871874915323274.8482.74------1000.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B27--2449313256253.9889.37------270.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--6---661.0006.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Wausau Timbers MidwAsea19--271-----1-
1982Wausau Timbers MidwAsea20-----100-----
1982Lynn Sailors EastAAsea20-----1-----
1983Bakersfield Mariners CalifA+sea21-----132-----
1984Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea22-----7---133-
1986Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea24---------4-
1986Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea24---------7-
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea25--1------73-
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25---------326
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26---------46-
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27---------64-
1990Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28---------73-
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------43
1991Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle29---------9-
1992Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle30---------2-
1992Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle30---------12-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB2733000000100100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.3330.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB2725110000001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000100100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.3330.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs25110000001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-09-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-04-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1990-04-08Released by Giants. 
1988-06-23TradeTraded by Mariners to Giants for Rod Scurry. 
* 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
1987Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2560,000-59526-344,90660,00060,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2662,500-60436-392,10762,500122,500
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll27102,500-4962339429,80262,500225,000
1990Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28225,000-4391538515,727100,000450,000
* 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