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35 ROGER NELSON (Franchise player #0017 - 1969-17)

Position: P

Roger Nelson

Roger Eugene Nelson ("Spider")
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: June 7, 1944 in Anaheim, CA
Acquired: October 15, 1968: Expansion Draft: Royals Pick #1 (selected from the Baltimore Orioles)

Traded: November 30, 1972: Traded by the Royals to the Cincinnati Reds with Richie Scheinblum for Wayne Simpson & Hal McRae

Reacquired: March 3, 1976: Signed as Free Agent

MLB Debut: September 9, 1967
Final MLB Game: September 23, 1976
Royals Debut: April 9, 1969
Final Royals Game:
September 23, 1976
 

Awards
Royals Pitcher of the Month: May 1972, July 1972, August 1972
Royals Pitcher of the Year: 1972
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1969 7 13 29 29 8 1 0 193.1 170 78 71 12 65 82 3.31
1970 0 2 4 2 0 0 0 9.0 18 10 10 3 0 3 10.00
1971 0 1 13 1 0 0 0 34.0 35 20 20 1 5 29 5.29
1972 11 6 34 19 10 6 3 173.1 120 41 40 13 31 120 3.04
1976 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 8.2 4 2 2 0 4 4 2.08
w/Royals 18 24 83 51 18 7 3 418.1 347 151 144 26 105 238 3.10
Career 29 32 135 77 20 7 5 636.1 516 234 216 44 190 371 3.06

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Roger Nelson page

 

 
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