Nelson Briles Stats

Nelson Briles was born on Thursday, August 5, 1943, in Dorris, California. Briles was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 19, 1965, with the St. Louis Cardinals. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Nelson Briles baseball stats page.

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"I remember the smell of fresh grass and the sun and clean air. Now my boy comes down to the field and we have artificial turf and lights at night. You mostly smell stale hot dogs and phony grass, but the idea of baseball is still there." - Nelson Briles

Nelson Briles

Nelson Briles Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#435 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1970top01' title='1970 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Nelson Briles Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#435 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Nelson Kelley Briles
Nickname:
Nellie
Born On:
08-05-1943  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Dorris, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
02-13-2005 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Orlando, Florida
Cemetery:
St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
High School:
Chico High School (Chico, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-19-1965 (Age 21)
Last Game:
09-13-1978
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Nelson Briles Pitching Stats

1965 22 Cardinals 37 2 14 3 3 .500 3.50 0 0 4 82.1 341 79 32 33 4 26 6 52 2 6 0 -
1966 23 Cardinals 49 17 17 4 15 .211 3.21 0 0 6 154.0 654 162 55 65 14 54 11 100 3 7 0 -
1967 24 Cardinals 49 14 14 14 5 .737 2.43 4 2 6 155.1 642 139 42 45 8 40 8 94 8 5 2 -
1968 25 Cardinals 33 33 0 19 11 .633 2.81 13 4 0 243.2 1,024 251 76 90 18 55 12 141 4 7 0 -
1969 26 Cardinals 36 33 1 15 13 .536 3.52 10 3 0 227.2 954 218 89 104 17 63 7 126 9 2 1 -
1970 27 Cardinals 30 19 6 6 7 .462 6.24 1 1 0 106.2 484 129 74 84 14 36 7 59 5 2 1 -
1971 28 Pirates 37 14 8 8 4 .667 3.04 4 2 1 136.0 566 131 46 51 12 35 12 76 1 3 0 -
1972 29 Pirates 28 27 1 14 11 .560 3.08 9 2 0 195.2 802 185 67 83 14 43 8 120 2 1 0 -
1973 30 Pirates 33 33 0 14 13 .519 2.84 7 1 0 218.2 893 201 69 87 19 51 3 94 1 1 0 -
1974 31 Royals 18 17 0 5 7 .417 4.02 3 0 0 103.0 432 118 46 48 9 21 1 41 1 2 0 -
1975 32 Royals 24 16 4 6 6 .500 4.26 3 0 2 112.0 478 127 53 60 19 25 1 73 1 5 0 -
1976 33 Rangers 32 31 1 11 9 .550 3.26 7 1 1 210.0 879 224 76 87 17 47 0 98 6 2 1 -
1977 34 Rangers 28 15 3 6 4 .600 4.24 2 1 1 108.1 456 114 51 58 13 30 1 57 4 6 0 -
1977 34 Orioles 2 0 1 0 0 .000 6.75 0 0 1 4.0 17 5 3 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 -
1978 35 Orioles 16 8 4 4 4 .500 4.64 1 0 0 54.1 236 58 28 31 6 21 2 30 2 2 0 -
14 Years 452 279 74 129 112 .535 3.44 64 17 22 2,111.2 8,858 2,141 807 929 186 547 79 1,163 50 51 5 -

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Nelson Briles Hitting Stats

1965 22 Cardinals 37 15 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 .133 .188 .133
1966 23 Cardinals 49 38 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 16 1 0 0 1 .079 .125 .079
1967 24 Cardinals 49 40 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 20 5 0 0 0 .150 .209 .150
1968 25 Cardinals 33 80 5 11 2 0 0 0 5 4 0 21 9 1 1 2 .138 .186 .163
1969 26 Cardinals 36 76 1 8 0 0 1 0 5 4 0 26 5 0 0 2 .105 .150 .145
1970 27 Cardinals 30 39 4 7 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 14 3 0 0 0 .179 .200 .308
1971 28 Pirates 37 39 3 10 3 0 1 0 4 2 0 13 3 0 0 0 .256 .293 .410
1972 29 Pirates 28 70 6 11 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 32 5 1 0 0 .157 .178 .171
1973 30 Pirates 33 72 3 14 2 0 1 0 6 2 0 21 6 1 1 0 .194 .224 .264
1974 31 Royals 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1975 32 Royals 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1976 33 Rangers 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1977 34 Rangers 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1977 34 Orioles 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1978 35 Orioles 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
14 Years 452 469 29 72 9 2 3 0 29 21 0 171 37 3 2 5 .154 .192 .200

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Nelson Briles Fielding Stats

1965 Cardinals P 37 2 247 14 0.4 14 6 8 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.53
1966 Cardinals P 49 17 462 39 0.8 38 9 29 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.22
1967 Cardinals P 49 14 466 30 0.6 28 10 18 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .933 1.62
1968 Cardinals P 33 33 731 48 1.5 46 15 31 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.70
1969 Cardinals P 36 33 683 50 1.4 47 13 34 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .940 1.86
1970 Cardinals P 30 19 320 13 0.4 13 6 7 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.10
1971 Pirates P 37 14 408 27 0.7 26 13 13 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .963 1.72
1972 Pirates P 28 27 587 38 1.4 37 11 26 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.70
1973 Pirates P 33 33 656 50 1.5 49 14 35 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.02
1974 Royals P 18 17 309 21 1.2 20 8 12 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.75
1975 Royals P 24 16 336 27 1.1 26 11 15 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.09
1976 Rangers P 32 31 630 28 0.9 28 10 18 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.20
1977 Rangers P 28 15 325 16 0.6 16 3 13 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.33
1977 Orioles P 2 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1978 Orioles P 16 8 163 7 0.4 6 2 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.99
P Totals 452 279 6,335 408 0.9 394 131 263 14 17 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.68
14 Years 452 279 6,335 408 0.9 394 131 263 14 17 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.68

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Nelson Briles Miscellaneous Stats

1965 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.9 7.5 2.00 5.68 2.84
1966 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 0.0 1.85 5.84 3.16
1967 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.35 5.45 2.32
1968 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 16.0 2.56 5.21 2.03
1969 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 76.0 2.9 15.2 2.00 4.98 2.49
1970 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 13.0 1.64 4.98 3.04
1971 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 39.0 3.0 9.8 2.17 5.03 2.32
1972 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 17.5 2.79 5.52 1.98
1973 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 72.0 3.4 12.0 1.84 3.87 2.10
1974 Royals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.95 3.58 1.83
1975 Royals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.92 5.87 2.01
1976 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.09 4.20 2.01
1977 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.90 4.74 2.49
1977 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 4.50 0.00
1978 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.43 4.97 3.48
14 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 0 156.3 2.7 16.2 2.13 4.96 2.33

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Nelson Briles Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1965 St. Louis Cardinals 34 Undetermined - -
1966 St. Louis Cardinals 34 Undetermined - -
1967 St. Louis Cardinals 34 Undetermined - Stats
1968 St. Louis Cardinals 34 Undetermined - Stats
1969 St. Louis Cardinals 34 Undetermined - -
1970 St. Louis Cardinals 34 Undetermined - -
1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 22 , 34 Undetermined - Stats
1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 34 Undetermined - -
1973 Pittsburgh Pirates 34 $61,000.00 - -
1974 Kansas City Royals 19 $71,000.00 - -
1975 Kansas City Royals 19 Undetermined - -
1976 Texas Rangers 34 $80,000.00 - -
1977 Texas Rangers 34 $100,000.00 - -
1977 Baltimore Orioles 55 Undetermined - -
1978 Baltimore Orioles 34 Undetermined - -
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