Cooperstown Hawkeyes

Danny Nelson

Position: OF
College Experience: Cal State Monterey Bay
Bats: R
Throws: R
Class: Junior

PGCBL All-Star Game Participant
PGCBL All-Star Game Home Run Derby Participant

College Information - 2011

Junior infielder for head coach Walt White at Cal State Monterey Bay...Transferred to Cal State Monterey Bay from San Jose City College...Moved from outfield to infield...American Baseball Coaches Association/RawlingsDiviision II All-West Region second team...Daktronics Division II All-West Region second team...National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II All-West Region second team...All-California Collegiate Athletic Association second team...Set a school single-season record with 20 doubles...Was one of two Otters to appear in all 49 games, started 48...Batted .326 with two home runs and 35 runs batted in...Topped the team in RBI, hits (61) and total bases (91)...Added 28 runs, two triples, 18 walks and three stolen bases...Fanned 10 times in 187 at-bats...Defensively took part in 47 double plays and the Otters led the nation in double-play conversions per game...Totaled 20 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games...Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI in CSUMB debut against Sonoma State on Feb. 4...Had three hits, three RBI and two runs scored in a victory over top-ranked UC San Diego on Feb. 27.

Finished up two-year career at San Jose City College...All-Golden Gate Conference first team as an outfielder...Played and started all 36 games, ony of three players on the team to do this...Led the Jaguars in batting average (.374), hits (52), doubles (14) and slugging percentage (.547)...Slammed two home runs and tallied 26 RBI...Was hit by a pitch eight times, totaled seven overall sacrifices and stole four bases...Did not commit an error in 92 total chances...Swatted two triples against American River on Feb. 25...Scored a team season-high four runs against Monterey Peninsula on March 27...Slugged a pair of solo home runs and contributed 10 assists in 10 chances at West Valley on March 7.

Started as a true freshman at San Jose City College of the California Athletic Association of Community Colleges...Part of a team that won 35 games, the most by the school in 20 years, and advanced to the Super Regionals in the California state playoffs for the first time in school history...Jaguars also finished third in Northern California...Played and started 31 games for the Jaguars during the regular season...Batted .298 with one home run and 17 runs batted in...Cracked 36 hits including 10 doubles and one triple...Scored 19 runs...Led the team with seven sacrifice hits...Third in batting average...Did not commit an error in 66 total chances...Started four playoff games.

High School
Attended Sobrato High School in Morgan Hill, Calif...2008 Blossom Valley Athletic League All-Santa Teresa Division first team...Led Bulldogs to best season in school history in 2008 with 22-8 record...Sobrato won its first BVAL Santa Teresa Division title.