Tex Nelson Stats

Tex Nelson was born on Friday, August 7, 1936, in Dallas, Texas. Nelson was 18 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 22, 1955, with the Baltimore Orioles. 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 Tex Nelson baseball stats page.

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"Son (Tex Nelson), I ain't NEVER seen a baseball hit that hard or that far!" - Hall of Fame Pitcher Dizzy Dean (The Dallas Morning News, 07/27/2011, Source )

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Birth Name:
Robert Sidney Nelson
Nickname:
Babe or Bob or Tex or The Babe Ruth of Texas
Born On:
08-07-1936  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Dallas, Texas
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-22-2011 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Mesquite, Texas
Cemetery:
Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas
High School:
Adamson High School (Dallas, TX)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
220
First Game:
06-22-1955 (Age 18)
Last Game:
06-14-1957
Draft:
Not Applicable / $40,000 Bonus Baby

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Tex Nelson Pitching Stats

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Tex Nelson Hitting Stats

1955 19 Orioles 25 31 4 6 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 13 0 0 0 0 .194 .342 .194
1956 20 Orioles 39 68 5 14 2 0 0 0 5 7 0 22 0 1 0 2 .206 .276 .235
1957 21 Orioles 15 23 2 5 0 2 0 0 5 1 0 5 0 0 1 0 .217 .280 .391
3 Years 79 122 11 25 2 2 0 0 11 15 0 40 0 1 1 2 .205 .295 .254

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Tex Nelson Fielding Stats

1955 Orioles 1B 2 1 39 12 6.0 10 9 1 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .833 6.92
1955 Orioles LF 6 3 87 9 1.5 8 6 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 2.48
1956 Orioles LF 10 5 156 6 0.6 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.04
1956 Orioles RF 16 9 249 27 1.7 26 24 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.82
1957 Orioles LF 2 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1957 Orioles RF 6 4 105 6 1.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.54
RF Totals 22 13 354 33 1.5 32 30 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.44
LF Totals 18 8 249 15 0.8 14 11 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .933 1.52
1B Totals 2 1 39 12 6.0 10 9 1 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .833 6.92
3 Years 42 22 642 60 1.4 56 50 6 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .933 2.36

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Tex Nelson Miscellaneous Stats

1955 Orioles 0 0 .000 18 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 31.0 - - -
1956 Orioles 0 0 .000 15 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 13.6 - - -
1957 Orioles 0 0 .000 7 0 n/a 0.0 4.6 4.6 - - -
3 Years 0 0 .000 40 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 11.1 - - -

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Tex Nelson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1955 Baltimore Orioles 37 Undetermined - -
1956 Baltimore Orioles 37 Undetermined - -
1957 Baltimore Orioles 37 Undetermined - -
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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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