Kevin Richard Long
- Bats Left , Throws Left
- Height 5' 8", Weight 165 lb.
- School University of Arizona
After his playing career ended, he was a minor league coach and manager. Long was the hitting coach of the Wilmington Blue Rocks in 1997, Wichita Wranglers from 2000-2001, Omaha Royals from 2002-2003, and Columbus Clippers from 2004 to 2006. In 2007, he became the New York Yankees hitting coach, keeping the position until dismissed following the 2014 season. he then moved across town, taking over as hitting coach of the New York Mets in 2015.
His son Jaron Long is a pitcher in the Yankees organization.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1998||Wilmington Blue Rocks||Carolina League||6-1||--||Kansas City Royals|| replaced Darrell Evans (53-38) on July 17 |
replaced by Brian Poldberg on July 24
|1999||Spokane Indians||Northwest League||44-32||1st||Kansas City Royals||League Champs|