Jim Nelson (Baseball)

Jim Nelson (Baseball)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Lorin Nelson (July 4, 1947 - August 22, 2004) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1970 and 1971. Nelson was born in Birmingham, Alabama. The Pirates selected him in the 31st round of the 1965 amateur draft. His debut for the Pirates on May 30, 1970 was memorable. He relieved Gene Garber in the fifth inning of a game at Forbes Field against the San Francisco Giants, struck out Willie Mays, and got Willie McCovey to hit into a double play; he finished that appearance with three perfect innings pitched and four strikeouts, and hit a single in his only plate appearance.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134974358
  • 9786134974356