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  • Nate was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1959.  

  • He came up to the majors for the first time in 1963, a year the Dodgers won the World Series. He appeared in 65 games, playing primarily second base. 

  • The next year, in 1964 at age 23, Nate had his most at-bats in the major leagues

  • In the off-season, he was traded to the San Francisco Giants in the deal involving Ron Hunt and Tom Haller

  • In the off-season before 1969, he was traded to the Yankees, and played one game with them before they traded him to the Cubs, where he finished out his career.

  • Played amongst infielders Ernie BanksRon Santo, and Don Kessinger.

  • In 1989, Oliver managed the Arizona League Angels, and in 1990-91 he was at the helm of the Palm Springs Angels.

  • In 1998, Oliver managed the Arizona League Cubs and in 1999 managed the Daytona Cubs, and in 2000 was a roving infield instructor in the Cubs organization.

  • In 2003, he took over the managerial reins of the Saskatoon Legends of the Canadian Baseball League in mid-season from Ron LeFlore.

  • In 2006, Nate was the bunting instructor for the Chicago White Sox organization.

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