Jeffrey Allan Nelson (born November 17, 1966) is an American former baseballrelief pitcher who played 15 years in Major League Baseball. He batted and threw right-handed. Nelson retired on January 12, 2007, the same day he signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees.  Jeff Nelson is married to Sheri Quinn. Jeff and Sheri Nelson have six children: Chandler, Belle, Emily, Joey, Lexi and Grace.