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Dale LongTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1963 MLB Years: 1951-1963
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World Series Champion

Positions1B-819, C-2, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Dale Long
Height6-4Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateFebruary 6,1926PlaceSpringfield,Missouri
Death DateJanuary 27,1991 [64.355]
High SchoolAdams Memorial (Adams,MA)
MLB DebutApril 21,1951 [25.074]
OrganizationsPIT [4] CHN [3] NYA [3] WS2 [2] SFN [1] SLA [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-7
TBC Player ID14446Retrosheet IDlongd101MLBAM ID117897
RelationshipsGrandfather of Dale Long
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Washington Senators from the New York Yankees in the 1960 AL expansion draft (Pick #28)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power85Contact63XBH82RBIs84Runs43Hitting66Durability65Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21b251012120011000300000.167.167.417.5845112.125.250.250.2550.0025.000.008.3312.0050.00
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla241b253410511255121100102210001.238.310.362.672388116.284.124.219.3148.6218.972.201.7252.5032.00
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         4411712275131200102510001.231.297.368.665439128.270.137.222.3087.8119.532.502.3439.0033.33
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291b291314195912219131679014872164614.291.362.513.87521548478.316.222.334.38110.0415.061.503.3526.1939.34
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31b3014851764136207279110548500111110.263.326.485.81125154582.262.222.329.3489.2814.601.574.6419.1539.71
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31b317220410050041000101.182.296.227.5235127.308.045.227.25214.8137.042.500.000.0025.00
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn271b3112339755121190216211526311449.305.383.511.89420340455.315.206.338.39211.4313.851.214.6218.9033.06
1951Totals for NL-NL         130419551252002167115673115410.298.378.496.87420841482.315.198.332.39411.6215.151.304.3619.9532.80
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn81b32142480681302642075206664206915.271.357.467.82422450554.274.196.338.35911.9111.550.973.6124.0038.46
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn81b331102963470103143700315300326.236.306.432.73812827330.241.196.301.3249.3916.061.714.2421.1438.57
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7,201b343754490036007700013.167.262.333.59518361.136.166.296.26711.4811.481.004.9218.0033.33
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya251b34264161531310005600012.366.435.7071.14229746.375.341.463.48810.8713.041.206.5213.6746.67
1960Totals for MLB-MLB         639510243161600121300025.253.336.495.8314710107.237.242.368.36211.2112.151.085.6115.8341.67
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws2251b351233775294204174900394110657.249.317.459.77617341423.237.210.313.3359.229.691.054.0222.1843.62
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws2251b366719117468042451182210206.241.307.346.6536612212.251.105.220.2978.4910.381.221.8947.7526.09
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya261b3641941228404171018900202.298.404.468.872448114.289.170.372.38915.797.890.503.5123.5028.57
1957Totals for AL-AL         108285297412084161363110408.260.340.386.72611020326.264.126.270.32911.049.510.862.4535.6327.03
1963New York YankeesALMLBnya261b371415130000001300000.200.250.200.4503016.250.000.067.2116.2518.753.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter101330203848051353313246710335346077393976.267.341.464.80514023003426.273.197.317.00010.3013.431.303.8522.8837.27
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3751173157321557551743114918031131530.274.354.473.8275551171339.280.199.328.00011.1313.441.214.1121.3336.45
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2969701242644020441761110617016161725.272.339.491.8304761041099.285.219.328.0009.6515.471.604.0022.0539.39
Washington Senators II Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter190568691402842173515763208513.246.313.421.73423953635.242.175.282.0008.989.921.113.3127.0537.86
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8115019467172710241800214.307.398.507.9057615176.307.200.367.00013.6410.230.753.9821.4332.61
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3410511255121100102210001.238.310.362.672388116.284.124.219.0008.6218.972.201.7252.5032.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3754490036007700013.167.262.333.59518361.136.166.296.00011.4811.481.004.9218.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162483611292252175205674116612.267.341.464.80522448548.273.197.317.00010.3013.431.303.8522.8837.27

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla251B28--22719323249246.9888.79------3482.418.2
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25OF1---------------342.90.6
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit251B1--8---881.0008.00------1010.00.6
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B119--968971311410781065.9888.95------13190.877.3
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B138--120199249213241300.9829.42------14893.289.6
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn311B104--90872581985980.9959.42------12384.667.5
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit311B7--545-659591.0008.43------7100.04.5
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn321B137--1173841013012671257.9929.18------14296.589.0
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32C2---1--111.0000.50-----11421.41.3
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn331B85--731491263792780.9859.18------11077.355.2
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya341B11--784138382.9887.45------2642.37.1
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn341B10--736-579791.0007.90------3727.06.5
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws2351B95--827621587904889.9839.36------12377.259.0
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws2361B51--45932246493491.9969.63------6776.131.7
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya361B31--24221221265263.9928.48------4175.619.1
1963New York YankeesALMLBnya371B2--11-111211.9175.50------1414.31.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B819--69605508867275987510.9889.17------8190.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2---1--111.0000.50-----120.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25--28------1-
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25--1--------
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29--119--------
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--138--------
1957Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31--104--------
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31--7--------
1958Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32-2137--------
1959Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33--85--------
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya34--11--------
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34--10--------
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws235--95--------
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws236--51--------
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya36--31--------
1963New York YankeesALMLBnya37--2--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3433010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1962New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3625010001000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs58020001000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1963New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya37Assistant Coach16110457.646--1Ralph HoukLost World Series (Dodgers)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-08-02Released by Yankees. 
1962-07-11TradeTraded by Senators to Yankees for Don Lock. 
1960-12-14Selected by Senators from Yankees in expansion draft. 
1960-08-21Purchased by Yankees from Giants. 
1960-04-05Purchased by Giants from Cubs. 
1957-05-01TradeTraded by Pirates with Lee Walls to Cubs for Gene Baker and Dee Fondy. 
1951-07-19Released by Browns. 
1951-06-01Claimed on waivers by Browns from Pirates. 
1949-12-05Selected by Yankees from Tigers in the minor league draft. 
1948-11-24Selected by Tigers from Red Sox in the minor league draft. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.