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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Nelson Kelley Briles
Stat Years
1964-1978  [mlb] 1965-1978
Height/Weight
5-11 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (452)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2005-02-13 [61.192]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Chico (Chico,CA)
Colleges
Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, California), Chico State (Chico, California)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the in 1963
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1965-04-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.258)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [6] PIT [3] KCA [2] TEX [2] BAL [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9215 ... retro id: briln101 ... mlbam id: 111468
Relations
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TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1964TulsaTexAA----201---1162.7928000000171.014871530611320001.227.790.003.216.953.742.16.647
    1964Minor Totals: byYearAA----201---1162.79280000280171.014871530611320001.227.790.003.216.953.742.16.647
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.50372001435482.1793332426522061.288.640.442.845.683.612.00.500
    1965MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf333.51372001435482.3793332426522061.288.660.442.855.703.622.00.500
    1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4153.2149170017326154.0162655514541003071.409.470.823.165.843.801.85.211
    1966MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4153.2149170017326154.0162655514541003071.409.470.823.165.843.801.85.211
    1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1452.4349144214356155.11394542840948251.158.050.462.325.452.612.35.737
    1967MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1452.4449144214356155.31394542840948251.158.070.462.325.452.612.35.737
    1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19112.813333134000243.2251907618551414071.269.270.662.035.213.322.56.633
    1968MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19112.813333134000243.7251907618551414071.269.290.672.045.223.332.56.633
    1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15133.523633103130227.22181048917631269121.238.620.672.494.984.112.00.536
    1969MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15133.533633103130227.72181048917631269121.248.640.672.504.994.122.00.536
    1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf676.243019116110106.212984741436595121.5510.881.183.044.987.091.64.462
    1970MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf676.273019116110106.712984741436595121.5510.931.193.055.007.121.64.462
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22,34278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf843.043714428231136.013151461235761031.228.670.792.325.033.382.17.667
    1971MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf843.043714428231136.013151461235761031.228.670.792.325.033.382.17.667
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14113.08282792110195.2185836714431202011.178.510.641.985.523.822.79.560
    1972MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14113.09282792110195.7185836714431202011.178.530.651.985.533.832.79.560
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit342910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14132.84333371000218.220187691951941011.158.270.782.103.873.581.84.519
    1973MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14132.85333371000218.720187691951941011.158.290.782.103.883.591.84.519
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca193011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.02181730010103.01184846921411021.3510.310.791.833.584.191.95.417
    1974MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.02181730010103.01184846921411021.3510.310.791.833.584.191.95.417
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca193112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf664.26241630482112.012760531925731051.3610.211.532.015.874.822.92.500
    1975MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf664.26241630482112.012760531925731051.3610.211.532.015.874.822.92.500
    1976Texas RangersALMLBtex343213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.26323171111210.022487761747986121.299.600.732.014.203.732.09.550
    1976MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.26323171111210.022487761747986121.299.600.732.014.203.732.09.550
    1977Texas RangersALMLBtex343314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.242815213131108.111458511330574061.339.471.082.494.744.821.90.600
    1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal553314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.7520001214.05332021001.2511.254.500.004.506.750.00.000
    1977MLB Totals: TEX-BALbyYearMLB----332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.343015214152112.311961541530595061.339.551.202.414.744.901.97.600
    1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal343415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.641681048054.1583128621302021.459.610.993.484.975.131.43.500
    1978MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.661681048054.3583128621302021.469.651.003.494.995.161.43.500
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1291123.44452279641774173222,111.721419298071865471163505511.279.130.792.334.963.962.13.535
    National League Totals (9 yrs)97823.26332192481561140171,520.01495642550120403862354341.258.850.712.395.103.802.14.542
    American League Totals (6 yrs)32303.911208716213335591.764628725766144301151171.349.831.002.194.584.372.09.516
    Minor League Totals1162.79280000280171.014871530611320001.227.790.003.216.953.742.16.647
    Minor: AA Totals1162.79280000280171.014871530611320001.227.790.003.216.953.742.16.647
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (6 yrs)61543.4223411828105211616969.797842136875274572314291.299.080.702.545.313.912.09.530
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)36282.9898742059241550.3517221182451292904051.178.460.742.114.743.622.25.563
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)17133.596046924142318.3338145127307715510181.309.560.852.184.394.102.01.567
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)11134.14423360492215.02451089928461142071.3510.261.171.934.774.522.48.458
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)444.8018810510158.3633431821323021.459.761.243.254.965.271.52.500
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3421pL-S-E-P13715020002001800000.133.188.133.3211620.067.000.2866.2550.008.000.00.000.0
    1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3422pL-S-E-P249382300000021601001.079.125.079.2044130.053.000.1364.8839.028.000.00.000.0
    1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3423pL-S-E-P349405600000032005000.150.209.150.3594860.075.000.3006.2541.676.670.00.000.0
    1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3424pL-S-E-P4338051120050042119102.138.186.163.34995132.075.025.1834.2122.115.250.00.0018.2
    1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3425pL-S-E-P536761800150042605002.105.150.145.29585111.092.040.1434.7130.596.5076.01.1812.5
    1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3426pL-S-E-P630394712030011403000.179.200.308.50843123.154.129.2802.3332.5614.000.00.0042.9
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22,3427pL-S-E-P7373931030140021303000.256.293.410.70344164.205.154.3604.5529.556.5039.02.2740.0
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3428pL-S-E-P8287061110040023205100.157.178.171.34978121.043.014.2822.5641.0316.000.00.009.1
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3429pL-S-E-P9337231420160022116100.194.224.264.48882193.097.070.2552.4425.6110.5072.01.2221.4
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)3324692972923290021171237305.154.192.200.3925329414.092.046.2323.9532.148.14156.30.5619.4
    National League Totals (9 yrs)3324692972923290021171237305.154.192.200.3925329414.092.046.2323.9532.148.14156.30.5619.4
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (6 yrs)2342881737321150015105123105.128.174.163.337328476.087.035.1974.5732.017.00288.00.3016.2
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)9818112356021400666114200.193.221.260.481204478.099.067.2872.9432.3511.0090.50.9822.9
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB21P37082.1680114141.0000.400.1723.0100.05
    1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB22P490154.0929133938.9740.800.2530.2100.03
    1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23P490155.11018213028.9330.600.1830.4100.03
    1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24P330243.21531214846.9581.400.1920.4100.06
    1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25P360227.21334335047.9401.300.2122.2100.02
    1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P300106.2670013131.0000.400.1218.5100.06
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P370136.01313112726.9630.700.1922.8100.03
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28P280195.21126113837.9741.300.1918.1100.08
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29P330218.21435135049.9801.500.2220.4100.06
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30P180103.0812112120.9521.100.1911.1100.010
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P240112.01115112726.9631.100.2314.8100.09
    1976Texas RangersALMLB32P320210.010180028281.0000.900.1319.8100.04
    1977Texas RangersALMLB33P280108.13130116161.0000.600.1517.3100.07
    1977Baltimore OriolesALMLB33P204.0000000.0000.000.001.2100.013
    1978Baltimore OriolesALMLB34P16054.1241076.8570.400.119.9100.08
    MLB Totals - (P)45202,1081312631417408394.9660.900.190.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1965MLB37----------
    1966MLB49----------
    1967MLB49----------
    1968MLB33----------
    1969MLB36----------
    1970MLB30----------
    1971MLB37----------
    1972MLB28----------
    1973MLB33----------
    1974MLB18----------
    1975MLB24----------
    1976MLB32----------
    1977MLB30----------
    1978MLB16----------
    Totals452----------