Russ Nixon Stats

Russ Nixon was born on Tuesday, February 19, 1935, in Cleves, Ohio. Nixon was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 20, 1957, with the Cleveland Indians. 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 Russ Nixon baseball stats page.

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Russ Nixon

Russ Nixon Autograph on a 1959 Topps Baseball Card (#344 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1959top01' title='1959 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Russ Nixon Autograph on a 1959 Topps Baseball Card (#344 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Russell Eugene Nixon
Nickname:
Russ
Born On:
02-19-1935  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Cleves, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-09-2016 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Western Hills High School (Cincinnati, OH)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-20-1957 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-16-1968
Draft:
Not Applicable
Russ Nixon

Russ Nixon Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Russ Nixon

Russ Nixon Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1957 22 Indians 62 185 15 52 7 1 2 0 18 12 7 12 1 1 0 6 .281 .323 .362
1958 23 Indians 113 376 42 113 17 4 9 0 46 13 4 38 4 2 0 15 .301 .322 .439
1959 24 Indians 82 258 23 62 10 3 1 0 29 15 1 28 2 5 0 9 .240 .277 .314
1960 25 Indians 25 82 6 20 5 0 1 0 6 6 2 6 1 1 2 3 .244 .308 .341
1960 25 Red Sox 80 272 24 81 17 3 5 0 33 13 3 23 4 1 0 10 .298 .329 .438
1961 26 Red Sox 87 242 24 70 12 2 1 0 19 13 1 19 2 3 2 5 .289 .327 .368
1962 27 Red Sox 65 151 11 42 7 2 1 0 19 8 3 14 0 1 0 4 .278 .313 .371
1963 28 Red Sox 98 287 27 77 18 1 5 0 30 22 5 32 1 2 4 8 .268 .327 .390
1964 29 Red Sox 81 163 10 38 7 0 1 0 20 14 3 29 0 3 2 7 .233 .297 .294
1965 30 Red Sox 59 137 11 37 5 1 0 0 11 6 2 23 1 3 0 8 .270 .295 .321
1966 31 Twins 51 96 5 25 2 1 0 0 7 7 3 13 1 1 1 2 .260 .314 .302
1967 32 Twins 74 170 16 40 6 1 1 0 22 18 3 29 2 3 0 4 .235 .304 .300
1968 33 Red Sox 29 85 1 13 2 0 0 0 6 7 1 13 0 0 0 2 .153 .217 .176
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
12 Years 906 2,504 215 670 115 19 27 0 266 154 38 279 19 26 11 83 .268 .310 .361
Russ Nixon

Russ Nixon Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1957 Indians C 57 45 1,256 304 5.3 299 268 31 5 5 11 23 14 .984 6.43
1958 Indians C 101 93 2,441 535 5.3 530 499 31 5 4 10 26 17 .991 5.86
1959 Indians C 74 68 1,793 411 5.6 405 374 31 6 8 4 32 10 .985 6.10
1960 Indians C 25 21 590 143 5.7 142 134 8 1 2 2 6 6 .993 6.50
1960 Red Sox C 74 67 1,811 385 5.2 380 354 26 5 3 7 25 10 .987 5.67
1961 Red Sox C 66 59 1,541 363 5.5 354 330 24 9 2 11 28 7 .975 6.20
1962 Red Sox C 38 33 858 208 5.5 208 201 7 0 1 1 15 0 1.000 6.55
1963 Red Sox C 76 72 1,935 509 6.7 505 483 22 4 1 5 19 9 .992 7.05
1964 Red Sox C 45 41 1,014 287 6.4 284 273 11 3 3 3 13 5 .990 7.56
1965 Red Sox C 38 30 818 214 5.6 210 200 10 4 0 3 30 6 .981 6.93
1966 Twins C 32 18 587 144 4.5 142 137 5 2 0 0 13 5 .986 6.53
1967 Twins C 69 41 1,251 336 4.9 334 308 26 2 1 7 30 11 .994 7.21
1968 Red Sox C 27 23 624 154 5.7 153 147 6 1 1 2 14 7 .994 6.62
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
C Totals 722 611 16,519 3,993 5.5 3,946 3,708 238 47 31 66 274 107 .988 6.45
12 Years 722 611 16,519 3,993 5.5 3,946 3,708 238 47 31 66 274 107 .988 6.45
Russ Nixon

Russ Nixon Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1957 Indians 0 1 .000 9 0 n/a 92.5 15.4 10.3 - - -
1958 Indians 0 3 .000 18 0 n/a 41.8 9.9 8.2 - - -
1959 Indians 0 0 .000 11 0 n/a 258.0 9.2 8.9 - - -
1960 Indians 0 1 .000 2 0 n/a 82.0 13.7 13.7 - - -
1960 Red Sox 0 1 .000 10 0 n/a 54.4 11.8 8.2 - - -
1961 Red Sox 0 1 .000 22 0 n/a 242.0 12.7 12.7 - - -
1962 Red Sox 0 0 .000 29 0 n/a 151.0 10.8 7.9 - - -
1963 Red Sox 0 0 .000 25 0 n/a 57.4 9.0 9.6 - - -
1964 Red Sox 0 0 .000 37 0 n/a 163.0 5.6 8.2 - - -
1965 Red Sox 0 0 .000 24 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 12.5 - - -
1966 Twins 0 0 .000 24 0 n/a 0.0 7.4 13.7 - - -
1967 Twins 0 0 .000 21 0 n/a 170.0 5.9 7.7 - - -
1968 Red Sox 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 6.5 14.2 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
12 Years 0 7 .000 235 0 n/a 92.7 9.0 9.4 - - -
Russ Nixon

Russ Nixon Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1957 Cleveland Indians 15 Undetermined - -
1958 Cleveland Indians 15 Undetermined - -
1959 Cleveland Indians 15 Undetermined - -
1960 Cleveland Indians 15 Undetermined - -
1960 Boston Red Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1961 Boston Red Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1962 Boston Red Sox 22 Undetermined - -
1963 Boston Red Sox 5 Undetermined - -
1964 Boston Red Sox 5 Undetermined - -
1965 Boston Red Sox 5 Undetermined - -
1966 Minnesota Twins 20 Undetermined - -
1967 Minnesota Twins 5 , 20 Undetermined - -
1968 Boston Red Sox 15 $20,000.00 - -


Russ Nixon appeared in nine-hundred six Major League Baseball games, finishing his career with 670 hits, 114 doubles, 27 home runs, 19 triples, and zero stolen bases. There are more than twenty players in baseball history who have appeared in more games than Russ, without a single stolen base, but all of them are pitchers!

Did you know that Russ Nixon homered in eight different ballparks, against nine different opponents, versus twenty-different pitchers - sixteen twirlers surrendered one home run to Nixon, three added two long balls to his resume, and Hall of Famer Jim Bunning coughed up 18.5% of his career home runs!

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Last-Modified: September 28, 2018 2:54 AM EST

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