Candy Nelson Stats

Candy Nelson was born on Wednesday, March 14, 1849, in Brooklyn, New York. Nelson was 29 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 11, 1878, with the Indianapolis Browns. 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 Candy Nelson baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
John W. Nelson
Nickname:
Candy
Born On:
03-14-1849  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Brooklyn, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-04-1910 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Brooklyn, New York
Cemetery:
Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-06
Player Weight Chart Weight:
145
First Game:
06-11-1878 (Age 29)
Last Game:
08-25-1890
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Candy Nelson Pitching Stats

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Candy Nelson Hitting Stats

1878 29 Browns 19 84 12 11 1 0 0 0 5 5 - 11 - - 0 - .131 .180 .143
1879 30 Trojans 28 106 17 28 7 1 0 0 10 8 - 4 - - 0 - .264 .316 .349
1881 32 Ruby Legs 24 103 13 29 1 0 1 0 15 5 - 6 - - 0 - .282 .315 .320
1883 34 Metropolitans 97 417 75 127 19 6 0 0 0 31 - - - - 0 - .305 .353 .379
1884 35 Metropolitans 111 432 114 110 15 3 1 0 0 74 - - - - 9 - .255 .375 .310
1885 36 Metropolitans 107 420 98 107 12 4 1 0 30 61 - - - - 3 - .255 .353 .310
1886 37 Metropolitans 109 413 89 93 7 2 0 0 23 64 - - - - 2 - .225 .332 .252
1887 38 Metropolitans 68 257 61 63 5 1 0 0 24 48 - - - - 8 - .245 .380 .086
1887 38 Giants 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 - - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1890 41 Gladiators 60 223 44 56 3 2 0 0 12 35 - - - - 5 - .251 .365 .283
9 Years 624 2,457 523 624 70 19 3 0 119 331 - 22 - - 27 - .254 .349 .302

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Candy Nelson Fielding Stats

1878 Browns SS 19 - - 82 4.3 69 19 50 13 1 n/a n/a n/a .841 0.00
1879 Trojans LF 4 - - 6 1.5 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1879 Trojans SS 24 - - 151 6.3 126 37 89 25 8 n/a n/a n/a .834 0.00
1881 Ruby Legs SS 24 - - 127 5.3 114 20 94 13 6 n/a n/a n/a .898 0.00
1883 Metropolitans SS 97 - - 377 3.9 330 98 232 47 18 n/a n/a n/a .875 0.00
1884 Metropolitans 2B 1 - - 7 7.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1884 Metropolitans SS 110 - - 461 4.2 405 113 292 56 16 n/a n/a n/a .879 0.00
1885 Metropolitans 3B 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1885 Metropolitans SS 107 - - 586 5.5 523 153 370 63 33 n/a n/a n/a .892 0.00
1886 Metropolitans OF 36 - - 65 1.8 59 56 3 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .908 0.00
1886 Metropolitans SS 73 - - 373 5.1 319 103 216 54 17 n/a n/a n/a .855 0.00
1887 Metropolitans 2B 1 - - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1887 Metropolitans OF 37 - - 95 2.6 85 74 11 10 6 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.00
1887 Metropolitans SS 32 - - 163 5.1 146 46 100 17 12 n/a n/a n/a .896 0.00
1887 Giants 3B 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1890 Gladiators RF 4 - - 7 1.8 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1890 Gladiators SS 57 - - 298 5.2 258 60 198 40 20 n/a n/a n/a .866 0.00
SS Totals 543 0 0 2,618 4.8 2,290 649 1,641 328 131 n/a n/a n/a .875 0.00
OF Totals 73 0 0 160 2.2 144 130 14 16 8 n/a n/a n/a .900 0.00
RF Totals 4 0 0 7 1.8 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
LF Totals 4 0 0 6 1.5 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
2B Totals 2 0 0 8 4.0 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
3B Totals 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
9 Years 628 - - 2,799 4.5 2,455 799 1,656 344 139 n/a n/a n/a .877 0.00

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Candy Nelson Miscellaneous Stats

1878 Browns - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.6 16.8 - - -
1879 Trojans - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 26.5 10.6 - - -
1881 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 103.0 17.2 6.9 - - -
1883 Metropolitans - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1884 Metropolitans - - - 0 0 n/a 432.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1885 Metropolitans - - - 0 0 n/a 420.0 0.0 14.0 - - -
1886 Metropolitans 14 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 18.0 - - -
1887 Metropolitans 29 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 10.7 - - -
1887 Giants 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
1890 Gladiators 12 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 18.6 - - -
9 Years 55 - - 0 0 n/a 819.0 111.7 20.6 - - -

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Candy Nelson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1878 Indianapolis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1879 Troy Trojans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1883 New York Metropolitans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 New York Metropolitans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1885 New York Metropolitans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1886 New York Metropolitans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 New York Metropolitans n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 New York Giants n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Brooklyn Gladiators n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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