Russell Eugene Nixon (born February 19, 1935) is a retired American catcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. A veteran of 55 years in professional baseball, Nixon managed at virtually every level of the sport, from the lowest minor league to MLB assignments with the Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves. In the spring of 2008, Nixon, 73, was named a roving instructor in the Texas Rangers' farm system by its new club president, Nolan Ryan.
- ^ Grant, Evan (27 April 2008). "Texas Rangers going back to basics". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
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