Dave Nelson

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David Earl Nelson (June 20, 1944 – April 22, 2018) was a Major League Baseball player. He was one of the broadcasters for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team on Fox Sports Wisconsin. He was born in Fort Sill, near Lawton, Oklahoma.

Nelson played for the Cleveland Indians from 1968 to 1969, the Washington Senators/Texas Rangers from 1970 to 1975, and for the Kansas City Royals from 1976 to 1977. From 1980 to 1984, he was the official coach of the Chicago White Sox. Nelson was a pregame analyst briefly for the Chicago Cubs, but mainly worked for the Milwaukee Brewers on Fox Sports Wisconsin in his later years.[1]

Nelson died of liver cancer on April 22, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the age of 73.[2]

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  1. "Davey Nelson Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved May 7, 2008.
  2. "Davey Nelson, analyst for Brewers television crew and team alumni director, dies at 73". Journal Sentinel. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.

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