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Dave Nelson begins his first season as an
analyst for Brewers FSN broadcasts. Nelson also serves as
Brewers Manager of Alumni Relations and leads the team’s
Speakers Bureau. In his role of Manager of Alumni Relations,
Nelson maintains a database of former Brewers players as well
as organizes events for Brewers alumni. Prior to his current
role, Nelson spent four seasons as Brewers first-base coach.
In 2001 and 2002, he also served as Minor League Outfield
Instructor. Nelson began his Major League coaching career in
1981 with Chicago-AL and later spent time coaching in
Cleveland, Oakland and Montreal. In 1980, he was on the
coaching staff of the baseball team at Texas Christian
University. Nelson enjoyed a 10-year Major League playing
career from 1968-77. The former outfielder played for
Cleveland, Washington, Texas and Kansas City. He was named to
the American League All-Star Team in 1973. Born in Fort
Still, OK, Nelson went on to graduate from Junipero Serra
High School in California. He attended Compton Junior College
for one year and Los Angeles State College for two years.
Nelson also served in the Army Reserve for six years. He
currently splits time between Bradenton, Florida and
Milwaukee.

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