James Jacob Nelson, also known as Jimmy Nelson is an American professional baseball player. Currently, he plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB) side Milwaukee Brewers as a pitcher, wearing the jersey No. 52.
Jimmy Nelson was born on 5th of June 1989, in Klamath Falls, Oregon, to Jim Nelson and Deborah Goodwin. His birth sign is Gemini. By nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. Nelson has two brothers Seth Nelson and Sean Nelson.
Nelson enrolled at Niceville High School, where he initially started his baseball career. Upon graduation, he was picked by the Cincinnati Reds in the 39th round of the 2007 MLB draft, but he didn’t sign and joined the University of Alabama.
The significant source of Nelson’s income is his baseball career as he has not mentioned his any other revenue generating business. As of 2018, he gets paid $3.7 million as his annual salary through his present club, Milwaukee Brewers.
He owns few lists of world luxury car including ford.
In the 2010 MLB draft, Jimmy Nelson was picked in the second round by Milwaukee Brewers.
He began 2013 season with the Double-A Huntsville Stars. On 5th of June, he was promoted up to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds. Further, he got promoted to the major league on 3rd September, making his debut three days later for Brewers. And on 28th September, he made his first league start.
The following season, he returned to Triple-A Nashville and ruled the Pacific Coast League to the tune of a 10-2 record, 114 strikeouts, and 1.46 ERA. On 25th May, he made one spot start for Milwaukee against the Miami Marlins, replacing injured Yovani Gallardo and recorded his very first major league victory, pitching 5 and 2/3 scoreless inning with six strikeouts and three walks.
On 10th July 2014, he was recalled to Milwaukee to join the starting rotation in place of the home run-prone Marco Estrada. Seven days later, he earned his first career base during his start. On 17th September, he got injured against the St. Louis Cardinals when Tommy Pham hit a line drive that ricocheted off his head.
On 8th September 2017, Nelson sustained an apparent shoulder injury and left the game. The following day, it was announced that he was diagnosed with a right rotator cuff strain and a partial anterior labrum tear.
He ended the 2017 season with a 12-6 record, 3.49 ERA, and 199 strikeouts.
Jimmy Nelson, 28, is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his longtime girlfriend, Melissa Conway on 10th December 2016, in Nashville, Tennessee, keeping the bridal party all in the family.
The couple does not have children yet but might be planning.
Also, the pair actively surfs social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and often shares each other’s pictures in their respective accounts.