David Wayne Nilsson Net Worth

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David Wayne Nilsson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

David Wayne Nilsson (born 14 December 1969) is an Australian retired professional baseball player who played as catcher for Major League Baseball's Milwaukee Brewers from 1992 to 1999. He was an All-Star in 1999, becoming the first Australian player to appear in an All-Star game. He ended his Major League career on 3 October 1999 with 837 games played, 789 hits, 105 home runs and a .284 career batting average.Nilsson became a free agent in the offseason following 1999, but opted not to sign with any MLB teams because of his desire to play for Australia in the 2000 Olympics. He was widely applauded for this move as he was turning down big money to represent his country, something very rarely seen in baseball. Before leaving the US, he had been Australia's second highest earning sportsman behind Greg Norman, according to the Business Review Weekly.Nilsson previously played for the Brisbane Bandits and Melbourne Reds in the now-defunct Australian Baseball League where he holds the record for all time batting average (.351) and all time slugging average (.661). His brothers Gary, Bob and Ron also played in the competition. He also played in the Japanese NPB and Italian Serie A. He went on to also represent Australia in the 2004 Olympics where they won a historic silver medal, and also represented his country in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006. He is currently head coach of the Australian MLB Academy.Nilsson represented Australia at the Olympics in 2000 and 2004, and has been involved in the strategic direction of the sport in Australia. He had been owner of the International Baseball League of Australia before it went bankrupt.

Date Of BirthDecember 14, 1969
Place Of BirthBrisbane, Australia
Height6' 3" (1.91 m)
Star SignSagittarius
1Named to 1999 National League All Star Team.
2Catcher/First Baseman/Designated Hitter for the Milwaukee Brewers (1992-1999).


1999 MLB All-Star Game1999TV SpecialHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1996-1997TV SeriesHimself - Milwaukee Brewers First Baseman / Himself - Milwaukee Brewers Right Fielder

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