September 24, 1942 |
|September 18, 1964, for the Minnesota Twins|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 19, 1964, for the Minnesota Twins|
Nieson was born on September 24, 1942 in Hanford, California. He threw and batted right-handed, was 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) in height, and 185 pounds (84 kg) in weight. He attended Fresno State University.
On September 18, 1964, he made his big league debut at the age of 21. He wore number 29. The next day, he played his final game. In the two games he played, he pitched in a total of two innings. He struck out 5, walked one, and gave up one hit, a home run to Frank Malzone of the Boston Red Sox. His ERA was 4.50. He enjoys fishing and was the 2010 Big Stone Walleye champion.