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Nelson BrilesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1964-1978 MLB Years: 1965-1978
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-452Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNelson Kelley Briles
Height5-11Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 5,1943PlaceDorris,California
Death DateFebruary 13,2005 [61.192]
High SchoolChico (Chico,CA)
CollegeSanta Clara University (Santa Clara,CA), Chico State (Chico,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1963 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
MLB DebutApril 19,1965 [21.258]
OrganizationsSLN [7] PIT [3] BAL [2] KCA [2] TEX [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-24
TBC Player ID9215Retrosheet IDbriln101MLBAM ID111468
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks79Hittable34SO/BB73vsPower34Hitting38Durability75Team.547Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1964nullAA--Rel201162.79280280000171.014871530611320001.227.79--3.216.952.16.647-
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34Rel21333.50372350014482.0793332426522001.288.640.442.845.682.00.5002.83
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34S/R224153.2149173200176154.0162655514541003001.409.470.823.165.841.85.2113.49
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34S/R231452.4349143542146155.01394542840948201.158.050.462.325.452.35.7372.77
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34ST2419112.813333013400243.2251907618551414001.269.270.662.035.212.56.6332.87
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34ST2515133.523633310310227.22181048917631269101.238.620.672.494.982.00.5363.20
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34S/R26676.243019111160106.212984741436595101.5510.881.183.044.981.64.4624.25
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22,34S/R27843.043714234281136.013151461235761001.228.670.792.325.032.17.6673.25
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34ST2814113.08282719210195.2185836714431202001.178.510.641.985.522.79.5602.76
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34ST2914132.84333307100218.220187691951941001.158.270.782.103.871.84.5193.53
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19ST30574.02181713000103.01184846921411001.3510.310.791.833.581.95.4173.53
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19S/R31664.26241683042112.012760531925731001.3610.211.532.015.872.92.5004.16
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex34ST321193.26323117111210.022487761747986101.299.600.732.014.202.09.5503.42
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex34S/R33644.242815132131108.011458511330574001.339.471.082.494.741.90.6004.08
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal55Rel33006.7520200114.05332021001.2511.254.50--4.500.00-8.24
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34S/R34444.641688104054.0583128621302001.459.610.993.484.971.43.5004.08
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1291123.44452279173641774222108.22141929807186547116350501.279.130.792.334.962.13.5350.82
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1162.79280280000171.014871530611320001.227.79--3.216.952.16.647-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1162.79280280000171.014871530611320001.227.79--3.216.952.16.647-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter61543.4223411811628105216967.29784213687527457231401.299.080.702.545.312.09.530-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter36282.9898742420591549.0517221182451292904001.178.450.742.114.742.25.563-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17133.596046149242318.0338145127307715510101.309.560.852.184.382.01.567-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11134.14423396042215.02451089928461142001.3510.261.171.934.772.48.458-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter444.7818810105158.0633431821323001.449.721.233.244.941.52.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.444729187282220.0223978419571215101.279.130.792.334.962.13.5200.82
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1482.79360360000220.019091680781700001.227.79--3.216.952.16.636-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p213715020002001800000.133.188.133.3212016.286.000.067.1556.2550.008.000.000.000.00
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p2249382300000021601001.079.125.079.2043041.136.000.053.1014.8839.028.000.000.000.00
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p2349405600000032005000.150.209.150.3596048.300.000.075.1746.2541.676.670.000.000.00
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p24338051120050042119102.138.186.163.34913295.183.025.075.1664.2122.115.250.000.0018.18
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p2536761800150042605002.105.150.145.29511185.143.040.092.1434.7130.596.501.1876.0012.50
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p2630394712030011403000.179.200.308.50812343.280.129.154.2232.3332.5614.000.000.0042.86
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22,34p27373931030140021303000.256.293.410.70316444.360.154.205.3194.5529.556.502.2739.0040.00
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p28287061110040023205100.157.178.171.34912178.282.014.043.1622.5641.0316.000.000.009.09
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p29337231420160022116100.194.224.264.48819382.255.070.097.2242.4425.6110.501.2272.0021.43
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter3324692972923290021171237305.154.192.200.3929414532.232.046.092.0003.9532.148.140.56156.3319.44
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2342881737321150015105123105.128.174.163.337476328.197.035.087.0004.5732.017.000.30288.0016.22
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9818112356021400666114200.193.221.260.481478204.287.067.099.0002.9432.3511.000.9890.5022.86
Average MLB - Per 162 games162229143541114001083118102.154.192.200.392467260.232.046.092.0003.9532.148.140.56156.3319.44

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21P37-8268-114141.0000.380.17-----37100.023.0
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22P49-154929133938.9740.780.25-----49100.030.2
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23P49-1551018213028.9330.570.18-----49100.030.4
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P33-2431531214846.9581.390.19-----33100.020.4
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P36-2271334335047.9401.310.21-----36100.022.2
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P30-10667--13131.0000.430.12-----30100.018.5
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P37-1361313112726.9630.700.19-----37100.022.8
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P28-1951126113837.9741.320.1910758.8128100.018.1
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P33-2181435135049.9801.480.229660.0233100.020.4
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P18-103812112120.9521.110.19-----18100.011.1
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P24-1121115112726.9631.080.23-----24100.014.8
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex32P32-2101018--28281.0000.880.13-----32100.019.8
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex33P28-108313-116161.0000.570.15-----28100.017.3
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33P2-4-------------2100.01.2
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34P16-54241-76.8570.380.11-----16100.09.9
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P452-21071312631417408394.9660.870.19191359.434520.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2137----------
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2249----------
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2349----------
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2433----------
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2536----------
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2630----------
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2737----------
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2828----------
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2933----------
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3018----------
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3124----------
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex3232----------
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex3328----------
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal332----------
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3416----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1967St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB23101.6421011.0721400.735.730.000.823.274.000.001.000
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB24015.5620011.11374701.5310.320.003.185.561.750.00.000
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB27100.001109.0202200.442.000.002.002.001.000.001.000
1972Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB28003.001006.0621301.179.000.001.504.503.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs003.0010100006.0602013001.179.000.001.504.503.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs212.59505200031.322090713000.936.320.002.013.731.860.00.667

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2323000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2424000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB2712010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1972Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2812000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs59010001000500000.111.111.111.222109.250.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit35Broadcaster1629864.605--1Chuck TannerWon World Series (Orioles)
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit36Broadcaster1628379.5128.03Chuck Tanner
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea41Broadcaster1627488.45717.06Chuck Cottier
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-01-17Released by Orioles. 
1977-09-19Purchased by Orioles from Rangers. 
1975-11-12TradeTraded by Royals to Rangers for Dave Nelson. 
1973-12-04TradeTraded by Pirates with Fernando Gonzalez to Royals for Winston Cole, Kurt Bevacqua and Ed Kirkpatrick. 
1971-01-29TradeTraded by Cardinals with Vic Davalillo to Pirates for George Brunet and Matty Alou. 
1963-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.