David Nied Colorado Rockies Autographed Signed ONL Baseball COA Atlanta Braves
~~Single signed baseball by former Colorado Rockies pitcher...David Nied.
This ball is not perfect as there is toning on the ball. Either way, it's nice and signed on a VINTAGE Official National League baseball...William D. White ball. It should work well in your collection until you can upgrade it with a NM-Mint one down the road.
David began his career in 1992 with the Atlanta Braves. He played with the Braves 1992 and Colorado Rockies 1993-96. During his career, he played in 52 games and registered a 17-18 won/loss record with a 5.06 ERA, 3 complete games, 1 shutout and 146 K's in 241.2 innings pitched. David was the first pick in the 1992 MLB Expansion Draft for the Colorado Rockies. He was a member of the 1993 Inaugural Colorado Rockies and was their first opening day pitcher in franchise history. David signed the sweet spot of this ONL William D. White baseball with a blue ballpoint pen.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
David Glen Nied, (born December 22, 1968 in Dallas, Texas) is a former major league baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, he is best known as being the first pick for the expansion Colorado Rockies in the 1992 expansion draft.
He had played one season for the Atlanta Braves before being taken by the Rockies. Nied pitched in the first ever game for the Rockies, taking the loss against the New York Mets. He also pitched a number of other firsts for the Rockies, including first strikeout, first walk, first complete game, and first complete game shutout. He compiled a 5-9 won-loss record in 1993 and went 9-7 in 1994 but won no more games in the next two years, playing sparingly. In 1996 he was granted free agency and joined the Cincinnati Reds organization. He did not appear in a game for the Reds, and has since left baseball. In 2004, he was named a member of the Richmond Braves' top 18 players from the last twenty years.
David retired from baseball at 28 after an arm injury. He now sells equipment for his father's company. He is engaged to Heather Cranford, a former contestant on the TV show The Bachelor.
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