Otis Nixon
American baseball player
Otis Nixon
Otis Junior Nixon, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball player. He was a center fielder and switch-hitter who played from 1983 to 1999. He has stolen the most bases for a player that has never appeared in an MLB All-Star game that played after 1933, when the All-Star game was inaugurated.
Biography
Otis Nixon's personal information overview.
{{personal_detail.supertitle}}
{{personal_detail.title}}
{{personal_detail.title}}
Photo Albums
Popular photos of Otis Nixon
Relationships
View family, career and love interests for Otis Nixon
Show More Show Less
News
News abour Otis Nixon from around the web
Former MLB outfielder Otis Nixon arrested
Yahoo News - almost 4 years
CANTON, Ga. (AP) — Former Major League outfielder Otis Nixon has been arrested on drug charges following a weekend traffic stop in suburban Atlanta.
Article Link:
Yahoo News article
Braves Alumni Weekend schedule of events
ajc - over 4 years
Braves Alumni Weekend (Friday-Sunday) FRIDAY • John Smoltz Hall of Fame induction – Omni Hotel, 11:30 a.m. (sold out) • Smoltz number retirement ceremony – 7 p.m., Turner Field (to be shown on Fox Sports South, followed by Braves vs. Blue Jays on WPCH).  Smoltz’s 29 will be the ninth retired Braves uniform number, joining Hank Aaron (44), Eddie Mathews (41), Dale Murphy (3), Phil Niekro (35), Warren Spahn (21), Greg Maddux (31), Tom Glavine (47) and Bobby Cox (6). Braves vs. Blue Jays, 7:35 p.m. (gates open 5 p.m.) • Alumni autographs 5:30-6:30 p.m. (at locations around ballpark). Confirmed alumni: Sid Bream, Rick Camp, Bobby Cox, Marvin Freeman, Andy Ashby, Mike Bell, Mike Bielecki, Marty Perez, Craig Skok, Tony Brizzolara, Brad Clontz, Otis Nixon, Jeff Treadway, Greg McMichael, Pete VanWieren, Jay Howell, Ryan Klesko, Kevin Gryboski, Bob Horner, Jose Alvarez, Dwight Smith, Todd Pratt, Chris Seelbach, John Sullivan, Jim Nash, Denny Neagle, Jerome Walton, Phil Niekro, …
Article Link:
ajc article
A season only Jimy Williams could love - Boston Globe
Google News - over 5 years
(Note: If batting average is removed from the equation, the 1995 season of one Otis Nixon also makes the list. He hit .277 and stole a bunch of bases, but was statistically dismal in every other way. If you think we're going to dis Otis around here,
Article Link:
Google News article
Hanson could throw 'pen session this weekend - MLB.com
Google News - over 5 years
Though that total includes his four months with the Astros, it's still an achievement that only Hap Myers (57 in 1913) and Otis Nixon (57 in 1991) have accomplished in a Braves uniform since 1900. "Michael Bourn is up there, really up there [with the
Article Link:
Google News article
Delgado poised for third major league start - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Google News - over 5 years
Granted, he stole the first 39 with the Astros before being traded to Atlanta, but when he hits 50 he'll become only the third Brave since 1900 to steal 50 or more bases in a season, along with Otis Nixon (72) in 1991 and Hap Myers (57) in 1913 for the
Article Link:
Google News article
Its not that Texas is afraid to play Texas AM. OK, maybe thats exactly it. - Houston Chronicle (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
But Texas was a much better team during the Nixon-Ford years—that's Otis Nixon and Chris Ford—and nothing the Aggies do now can take away a long, long period of Longhorn dominance. I know this is a sensitive topic among alums of the two schools
Article Link:
Google News article
Texas Rangers Power Rankings: Top 10 Fastest Players in Team History - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
Otis Nixon could flat out fly. He also had the kind of facial structure—in particular his jawline—that always shocked you when he smiled and you noticed he had all of his teeth. Guy just looked toothless, but hey that's better than when someone
Article Link:
Google News article
Bourn proving a perfect fit for surging Braves - AtlantaBraves.com
Google News - over 5 years
They were Otis Nixon (72 in 1991) and Hap Myers (57 in 1913). With Bourn likely around at least until the end of the 2012 season, when he is eligible for free agency for the first time, the Braves could certainly benefit from looking a little different
Article Link:
Google News article
Speeding Towards the Playoffs - Tomahawk Take
Google News - over 5 years
Speed used to live in Atlanta; Otis Nixon, Rafael Furcal, NASCAR. Nixon left in 94, Furcal left in 2006 and last year NASCAR left town as well. But now, this year, unbridled speed is back. The arrival of Michael Bourn was designed to add that facet to
Article Link:
Google News article
Bobby Cox Honored as Braves Retire #6 - AthlonSports.com
Google News - over 5 years
How many managers could pull that off? He won with speed (Otis Nixon) and power (Fred McGriff). And players loved to play for Cox. He respected players, allowed them to play their games and understood how to put players in the best position to succeed
Article Link:
Google News article
Knights, Marlton share league title - South Jersey Local News
Google News - over 5 years
Not pictured are Brent Blanchard, Chris Koreck, Robert Otis Nixon, W. Stace McDonald and Joe Aromondo. Photo by Robin E. Rakoczy MEDFORD—The Saint Mary of the Lakes Knights finished co-champions of the Medford/Marlton Church Softball League this
Article Link:
Google News article
ESPN: Best NL team of free agency era is … the '98 Braves? - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Otis Nixon stole 47 bases, Jeff Blauser hit .305. Glavine won 22games and Maddux won 20. Stanton had 27 saves. And, of course, they lost the NLCS despite outscoring the Phillies in the series. You can't just gloss over that rotation
Article Link:
Google News article
Jays Mailbag: Remembering Neil MacCarl and Brett Lawrie's debut - Toronto Star Blogs (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
He had covered baseball for The Star, from the days of the Triple-A Maple Leafs, to the Jays and their first World Series, from 1949 until Mike Timlin flipped Otis Nixon's bunt to Joe Carter in Atlanta, the first World Series win ever for a team based
Article Link:
Google News article
Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Otis Nixon
Original Authors of this text are noted here.
All data offered is derived from public sources. Spokeo does not verify or evaluate each piece of data, and makes no warranties or guarantees about any of the information offered. Spokeo does not possess or have access to secure or private financial information. Spokeo is not a consumer reporting agency and does not offer consumer reports. None of the information offered by Spokeo is to be considered for purposes of determining any entity or person's eligibility for credit, insurance, employment, housing, or for any other purposes covered under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)