Candy Nelson

Position
Shortstop
Years
1872–1890
Hall Rating
35
Next Ballot
Candy Nelson is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.
Peak
39%
Longevity
61%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
16.0 6.3 21.7 8.5
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
42 -1 0 1 35
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1872 2 teams 0.0 0.3
1872 TRO 0.0 0.1
1872 ECK 0.0 0.2
1873 NYU (NNA) 0.2 0.7
1874 NYU (NNA) -0.6 0.5
1875 NYU (NNA) -0.5 0.5
1878 IND (IBL) -0.9 -0.6
1879 TRO (TRT) 0.2 0.6
1881 WOR 0.2 0.6
1883 NYP 2.0 3.1
1884 NYP 2.6 3.6
1885 NYP 2.8 3.9
1886 NYP -0.1 1.0
1887 2 teams 0.2 0.9
1887 NYP 0.3 0.9
1887 NYG (SFG) -0.1 0.0
1890 BRG 0.2 0.9
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