Thursday, January 20, 2011

1955 Topps #112 - Nelson King


Nelson 'Nellie' King (b. 1928 - d. 2010) played from 1954 to 1957 with the Pirates. He was 7-5 with an ERA of 3.58 and 72 strikeouts. After his playing career was over, he move to the broadcast booth for the Pirates. King passed away last year after battling Parkinson's disease.

(DECEASED 60)
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