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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Earl Long
Stat Years
1976-1987  [mlb] 1981-1985
Height/Weight
6-3 / 178
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (367) ... OF (5)
Draft Position
p-OF
Born Date/Place
1954-11-11 in Jasper, Tennessee   [65.273]
High School
Redwood (Larkspur,CA)
Colleges
Shorter University (Rome, Georgia)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #24 (#565 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-09-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.295)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [6] SEA [3] ATL [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14445 ... retro id: longb001 ... mlbam id: 117898
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1976Niagara FallsNYPLA-----211---354.101100000068.0744431035320001.609.790.004.634.245.820.91.375
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA-----211---354.1011000011068.0744431035320001.609.790.004.634.245.820.91.375
    1977Charleston PatriotsWcarApit-222---643.391794108085.0784232443576001.428.260.424.556.044.451.33.600
    1977Minor Totals: PITbyYearA----221---643.391794108085.0784232443576001.428.260.424.556.044.451.33.600
    1978Salem PiratesCaroA+pit-233---842.8133210031593.0744229240816041.237.160.193.877.844.062.03.667
    1978Minor Totals: PITbyYearA+----231---842.8133210031593.0744229240816041.237.160.193.877.844.062.03.667
    1979Buffalo BisonsEastAApit-244---4103.42440000441092.09852351054735031.659.590.985.287.145.091.35.286
    1979Minor Totals: PITbyYearAA----241---4103.42440000441092.09852351054735031.659.590.985.287.145.091.35.286
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-255---444.2633300030593.0864844541542081.378.320.483.975.234.651.32.500
    1980Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----251---444.2633300030593.0864844541542081.378.320.483.975.234.651.32.500
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-266---1532.98262042361157.0122565212599710101.156.990.693.385.563.211.64.833
    1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.95530002019.223141321080001.6810.530.924.583.666.410.80.333
    1981Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----261---1532.98262042361157.0122565212599710101.156.990.693.385.563.211.64.833
    1981MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf126.09530002019.723141321080001.7210.780.944.693.756.560.80.333
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit24277---5135.783118705130157.11461101012673914081.398.351.494.185.216.291.25.278
    1982Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----271---5135.793118705130157.31461101012673914081.398.361.494.185.216.301.25.278
    1983Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-288---453.333300027331248.2312118226442051.175.730.374.818.143.881.69.444
    1983Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----281---453.363300027331248.7312118226442051.185.790.374.858.223.921.69.444
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-299---635.165030022471090.29353521537734041.439.231.493.677.255.261.97.667
    1984Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----291---635.195030022471090.79353521537734041.449.281.503.697.285.291.97.667
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-3010---312.1019000919534.12498115322001.146.290.263.938.392.362.13.750
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea553010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.76280001328038.1301716717292021.237.041.643.996.813.991.71.000
    1985Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----301---312.1119000919534.32498115322001.146.330.263.968.452.382.13.750
    1985MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.78280001328038.3301716717292021.237.091.654.026.854.021.71.000
    1986Greenville BravesSouAAatl-3111---512.383500031351645.1311312428481021.306.150.795.569.532.581.71.833
    1986Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3111---005.2110000310119.0131111216120011.536.160.957.585.685.210.75.000
    1986Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA/AA----312---513.234500034451764.3442423644601031.376.180.846.188.423.371.36.833
    1987Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-3212---632.144300039431654.2281713428552041.024.610.664.619.052.801.96.667
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3212---104.321000051028.114542350002.0415.122.163.245.405.401.671.000
    1987Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA/AA----322---732.435300044531863.0422217631602041.166.000.864.438.573.141.94.700
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)124.50333001330058.0533129927372021.388.221.404.195.744.811.37.333
    American League Totals (1 yrs)003.78280001328038.3301716717292021.237.091.654.026.854.021.71.000
    National League Totals (1 yrs)126.09530002019.723141321080001.7210.780.944.693.756.560.80.333
    Minor League Totals70563.8039555163144340831,046.391252344289498754350491.357.850.774.286.494.501.51.556
    Minor: A- Totals354.1011000011068.0744431035320001.609.790.004.634.245.820.91.375
    Minor: A Totals643.391794108085.0784232443576001.428.260.424.556.044.451.33.600
    Minor: A+ Totals842.8133210031593.0744229240816041.237.160.193.877.844.062.03.667
    Minor: AA Totals19192.921550009715554240.71881037820136220100141.357.040.755.108.243.861.62.500
    Minor: AAA Totals34244.38179441124713524559.749829227263244364130311.338.021.013.935.864.701.49.586
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)003.78280001328038.3301716717292021.237.091.654.026.854.021.71.000
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)126.09530002019.723141321080001.7210.780.944.693.756.560.80.333
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Charleston PatriotsWcarApit-22p---1170000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-25of---2356020000000000000.333.333.333.666620.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3426pL-S-E-P354100000001201000.000.200.000.200600.250.000.00016.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit2427p---4321000000010001000.000.000.000.000200-1.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-28p---5343100000001101000.000.250.000.250500.333.000.00020.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-29p---6525010000000200000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.3330.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)54100000001201000.000.200.000.200600.250.000.00016.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)54100000001201000.000.200.000.200600.250.000.00016.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals17015130000011302000.200.250.200.4501830.000.000.2505.5616.673.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals343100000001101000.000.250.000.250500.333.000.00020.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals11912030000010201000.250.250.250.5001330-0.083.000.3000.0015.380.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)54100000001201000.000.200.000.200600.250.000.00016.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Salem PiratesCaroA+23P3300.01122233533.9431.000.0024.4100.01
    1979Buffalo BisonsEastAA24P4400.0412111716.9410.400.0031.7100.01
    1980Portland BeaversPCLAAA25OF200.01000111.0000.500.001.45.78
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAA26P2600.017100227271.0001.000.0019.0100.04
    1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P5019.21100221.0000.400.104.9100.016
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAA27P3100.01126103837.9741.200.0021.596.93
    1983Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA28OF100.02000221.0002.000.000.72.910
    1983Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA28P3300.04531129.7500.300.0023.197.14
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA29OF200.02000221.0001.000.001.43.810
    1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAA29P5000.097101716.9410.300.0035.796.21
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAA30P1900.02600881.0000.400.0013.5100.09
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLB30P28038.13300661.0000.200.1617.3100.06
    1986Greenville BravesSouAA31P3500.0431087.8750.200.0024.3100.04
    1986Richmond BravesILAAA31P1000.01300441.0000.400.007.1100.013
    1987Charlotte O'sSouAA32P4300.065211311.8460.300.0029.7100.01
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA32P1000.00200221.0000.200.007.2100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)330574400881.0000.200.140.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)4003000331.0000.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)146004054229694.9790.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1002000221.0002.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)155001825735043.8600.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)33001122233533.9431.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor33----------
    1979Minor44----------
    1980Minor---------2-
    1981MLB5----------
    1981Minor26----------
    1982Minor31----------
    1983Minor33--------1-
    1984Minor50--------2-
    1985MLB28----------
    1985Minor19----------
    1986Minor45----------
    1987Minor53----------
    Totals367--------5-