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Brewers analyst, former All-Star Davey Nelson dies at 73
Davey Nelson, announcer The Milwaukee Brewers and former All-Star infielder who also trained in the majors, has died
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Posted 11:38 a.m. ET April 23, 2018 | Updated at 11:59 a.m. ET April 23, 2018
MILWAUKEE (AP) – Davey Nelson, an announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers and former All-Star infielder who also coached Older, he has died. He was 73 years old.
The Brewers say that Nelson died Monday after a long illness.
Nelson joined the Brewers as a minor league touring instructor in 2001 before joining the Major League team as a first base coach two years later. He became an analyst at Fox Sports Wisconsin in 2006 and held a front-office position in the Brewers organization.
Nelson was also a coach for the White Sox, Athletics, Indians and Montreal Expos.
He played in the majors of 1968-77 as a infielder with the Indians, Senators, Rangers and Royals. Nelson made the 1973 American League All-Star team after batting .286 with 43 bases stolen from Texas.
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