Meet the 205: Jonathan Nelson

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Nelson, a native of Fairhope, Alabama, enters his 18th season in professional baseball and sixth as the Barons’ general manager. Nelson’s career with the Barons began in 1993. In 1997, he worked for the Detroit Tigers Baseball Club at Tiger Stadium. He returned to the Barons in 1998 as assistant general manager. Nelson also worked with the Birmingham Bulls Hockey Club. He and his wife, Christy, reside in Vestavia Hills with their son, Jonathan Jr., and daughter, Sophia, and are members of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Alma Mater University of Montevallo

Beverage of Choice Birmingham craft beers

On my bucket list Visiting all Major League Baseball ballparks with my son

Favorite Charity Autism Society of Alabama

Smartphone App NFL Fantasy Football

Favorite Movie The Big Lebowski. Recently the Coen Brothers were questioned on a potential sequel, but I am relieved they promised to never do one. The dude abides.

Dessert Ice cream