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Davey Nelson 1944 - 2018
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March 28, 2019
Opening day here in Milwaukee today 3/28/19 and I miss hearing Davey Nelson.
Feeling sad.
July 07, 2018
When I was a young girl back in Cleveland I had a Davey Nelson Fan Club. It was just me and some of my schoolmates but we got to meet him and it was the best day of my young life. I continued to follow him while he was a coach here in New York and have been a life time fan. Thank you, Davey, for enriching so many lives along your journey. Well done!
Pamela Hamilton, NYC
June 23, 2018
Davey was the most dedicated, devoted and caring friend I ever had.For nearly 20 years, he drove or flew 2,600 miles round trip just to buy his cars from me. We enjoyed many dinners and lunches together with my friends and family. He treated us to many of the Brewers games and always's made you feel like part of the team and part of his family.The world lost a great man. I will never forget you Dave, God bless you....Buzz Kerchelich
May 25, 2018
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for their loss of their loved one, who will be remembered for his athletic ability. May you find comfort and help in God during this time of sorrow.
May 24, 2018
may the lord watch over you, enjoyed your comments on fox sports...Joser
May 15, 2018
What I will always remember is that whenever I spoke with David, he made me feel like the most important person in his life. He had that gift - along with so many others. His gentle spirit and compassionate soul will be so missed here on earth. Rest in peace my friend.
April 27, 2018
Our sympathies to Mr. Nelson's loved ones. As you cope with the pain of your loss, please gain support from our loving Heavenly Father.
April 27, 2018
While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return your dear one to you. May you treasure the wonderful memories of Mr. Davey Nelson. We hope these words can be a source of comfort for you and your family.
April 27, 2018
"Happy are the mild tempered since they will inherit the earth." So sorry for your great loss. Matt.5:5
April 27, 2018
May god be whit you.
April 27, 2018
Nelson Family, Friends, Fans, Teammates,

Please accept our heartfelt condolences and prayers on the loss of your dear loved one. We loved to see him on the field. He is loved and missed. He heals the brokenhearted: He binds up their wounds.-PS.147:3
April 26, 2018
We are sorry to hear of the loss of your dear love one. Our condolences and prayers to your family. Matthew 11:28-30
April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018
Mr. Nelson's generous, kind and humble presence will always be treasured. He is resting in Gods memory. Please accept my sincere condolences.
April 26, 2018
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
April 26, 2018
May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones,
April 26, 2018
Condolences to Davey's family and friends. He will be missed!
April 25, 2018
Davey Nelson A man who will be missed by the baseball family as well as his own family and friend.You live in each one you have come in contact with. You are a hall of famer on and off the field Rest in peace gentle giant.
MARK CHRISTNER
April 25, 2018
I am so sad. Dave Nelson was as great a person as he was an athlete. When I got to run the 1st leg of a varsity 4x100 relay as a high school soph, it was an honor of a lifetime to run with Dave who was already a legend in his own time. When I received my first varsity letter, Dave lent me his letterman sweater to wear to a school dance while waiting for mine to be finished - what a class act! God rest his soul.
April 25, 2018
Very sorry to hear about Dave's passing. He was a great guy. In high school when I couldn't afford a letterman's sweater, he gave me his which I still have. It still reminds me of him, his kindness and his accomplishments.
April 25, 2018
I first met Dave when my grammar school played in the 1961 Serra HS basketball tournament. He came into our locker room with that great smile passing out chocolate bars. He was only a sophomore but already a varsity 4-sport legend. He always had a smile and good word for everyone. One of 8 African-American students at Serra, Dave taught a lot of us about race relations just by being a gentleman, campus leader and our great athlete. He was my sports idol, our Jackie Robinson. I personally witnessed Dave between innings of a varsity baseball game hustle to the other end of the campus to win the broad jump in one try while still in his baseball uniform before returning to his SS position for the next inning. A 3-year starter in basketball he could leap out of the gym at 5'9" routinely dunking with 2 hands and blocking shots from much bigger opponents. So respected, he was elected student body vice-president in our 98% caucasian school. He made everyone play a better. Dave touched so many lives on and off the field. He was loved by literally 1,000's of fans, friends and family. RIP, my old friend.
April 24, 2018
We will miss the gentle soul on Brewers broadcast...but now he enjoys the games in his Heavenly Home...R I P Davey
April 24, 2018
Dave Nelson was the first autograph I ever got on my Sears and Roebuck glove on the field with the rest of our Little League team at Mile High (formerly Bears Stadium) for the Denver Bears in 1970. I still remember.
April 24, 2018
Several years ago I came across a Cleveland Indians program at a garage sale. When paging through it, I found an article featuring All-Star Davey Nelson. My son and I had a Brewers season ticket pakage and we saw Davey and Craig Coshun at their usual station at the far end of the first base line. I gave my program to Davey for his autograph, this was going to make my day. To my surprise it made Davey's day.
He went through the program cover to cover several time, pointing out things to Craig, laughing and shaking his head. It took about 15 minutes to finally get Davey's autograph. I'll never forget how it made Davey's day. God Bless!

Mike Kratochwill, Middleton
April 24, 2018
Going to miss you. RIP Davey Prayers to your family and friends.
April 24, 2018
What a great man who always smiled doing what he loved. May you Rest In Peace and know you were loved by so many.
April 24, 2018
As a 12/13 yr old, i met Davey when he played for the AAA Portland Beavers (farm team of the Indians), as i was a friend of Manager Johnny Lipton's son. When he saw me, outside the stadium one evening with a friend, he remembered me by name, briefly chatted and then moved on. As someone else said, "he took every opportunity to turn a casual conversation into a friendship". He had a great smile and was a class act. He made a difference. David Mc/Pasadena
April 24, 2018
May you find peace in precious memories and comfort in the support of friends and family and in the loving arms of our Heavenly Father who comforts us in our times of sorrow.
April 24, 2018
I was surprised and deeply saddened to learn of Davey's passing yesterday. Having worked at the ballpark for many years, I often saw and spoke with Davey, usually around the FSN booth. He always took time with me to talk about baseball as well as other mundane things.
I never heard him complain, even though I knew he was not 'feeling 100%". He would just brush it off, saying, "Oh well, I've been having a little trouble with...." He never let on that he was battling cancer.
Davey was a good man; genuine, humble, soft-spoken, kind, and thoughtful. A man of great character.
I'm hoping the Brewers will find an appropriate way to honor him. He will be dearly missed by the whole 'Crew'.
My condolences go out to his family and friends. My prayer is that Davey Nelson is 'safe, at home' in the arms of Jesus Christ!
Rest-in-peace, my friend...until that day.
April 24, 2018
Condolences to the entire Nelson family. May you be comforted by fond memories and the loyal love of Almighty God.
April 24, 2018
Fond memories of Davey from The Texas Rangers Days when my former husband Steve Foucault was on the team with Davey.
Davey was special.
April 24, 2018
So sorry for your loss. May you be comforted in knowing that you are in the prayers of many. May the God of all comfort be with you now and sustain you in the days ahead.
April 24, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
April 24, 2018
I and my brother met Mr. Nelson briefly at Fenway park in 1969. It was before the game and the Teams were practicing.

Our Father had died earlier that year.
I was 16 and my brother 10 and we had gone to the game. We had a chance to chat with Mr. Nelson along the field in the dugout area. When he heard that our Father had died, Mr. Nelson was very kind and caring and he gave my brother a baseball.

I have and will always remember his kindness and his taking a few minutes to chat with two kids. It made our day. God Bless him and his family.
April 24, 2018
Family, and friends please accept my condolences. Know that "the Father of tender mercies" feel your pain and sorrow. Allow your fondest memories be comforting.
April 24, 2018
Condolences to the Nelson family for their loss. May you have comfort and peace from the God who supplies both now and in the days to come.
April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018
April 23, 2018
God is good and merciful, he keep those who pass on in his memory because they are precious to him. Psalms 116:15.
April 23, 2018
I first met Davey 30 years ago in Chicago. Our enthusiasm for the national pastime led to a wonderful friendship that I will treasure the rest of my life. He treated me like a best friend. Davey had a lot of best friends. Davey touched home plate last night, but he brought plenty of joy to people as he circled the bases. It is fitting that Davey left us after a Brewer win leading into an off day. That gives him time to reserve a section of seats at Royals Stadium for his many old friends and the new friends he made today. RIP Davey! You will be missed but never forgotten.
April 23, 2018
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss and your grief that you must endure. May the God of all comfort be near and your family during this time of sorrow. Psalms145:18,19
April 23, 2018
So sorry to read of this great loss to the family. The strength from God can sustain you through this difficult time. May sharing loving memories bring you a measure of comfort.
April 23, 2018
Godspeed Davey, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
April 23, 2018
My deepest condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort prove to be your strength during this difficult time.
Psalm 18:2
April 23, 2018
Too the Nelson family, I am so sorry for your loss. May the God who who Binds up the Brokenhearted, and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this challenging time.
April 23, 2018
Prayers for the Nelson family. Thank you for entertaining us! A true professional. RIP
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