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Bob Long

Robert Earl Long

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: November 11, 1954 in Jasper, Tennessee, US
Schools: Carson-Newman College (Jefferson City, TN), Shorter College (Rome, GA)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 24th round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft from Shorter College (Rome, GA).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1976 21 1.4 Niagara Falls NYPL A- PIT 3 5 .375 4.10 11 11 3 1 0 68.0 74 44 31 1 35 1 32 1 0 6 1.603 9.8 0.1 4.6 4.2 0.91
1977 22 1.8 Charleston WCRS A PIT 6 4 .600 3.39 17 9 4 1 0 85.0 78 42 32 4 43 0 57 2 0 6 1.424 8.3 0.4 4.6 6.0 1.33
1978 23 1.4 Salem CARL A PIT 8 4 .667 2.81 33 2 1 0 5 93.0 74 42 29 2 40 1 81 4 0 6 1.226 7.2 0.2 3.9 7.8 2.03
1979 24 1.0 Buffalo EL AA PIT 4 10 .286 3.42 44 0 0 0 10 92.0 98 52 35 10 54 4 73 3 0 5 1.652 9.6 1.0 5.3 7.1 1.35
1980 25 -0.2 Portland PCL AAA PIT 4 4 .500 4.26 33 3 0 0 5 93.0 86 48 44 5 41 3 54 8 0 2 1.366 8.3 0.5 4.0 5.2 1.32
1981 26 0.5 Portland PCL AAA PIT 15 3 .833 2.98 26 20 3 4 2 1 157.0 122 56 52 12 59 1 97 10 0 1 1.153 7.0 0.7 3.4 5.6 1.64
1982 27 1.9 Portland PCL AAA PIT 5 13 .278 5.78 31 18 5 7 0 0 157.1 146 110 101 26 73 3 91 8 0 4 1.392 8.4 1.5 4.2 5.2 1.25
1983 28 4.4 Chattanooga SOUL AA SEA 4 5 .444 3.33 33 0 27 0 0 12 48.2 31 21 18 2 26 3 44 5 0 2 1.171 5.7 0.4 4.8 8.1 1.69
1984 29 3.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 6 3 .667 5.16 50 3 22 0 0 10 90.2 93 53 52 15 37 2 73 4 1 4 1.434 9.2 1.5 3.7 7.2 1.97
1985 30 4.3 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 3 1 .750 2.10 19 0 9 0 0 5 34.1 24 9 8 1 15 2 32 4 0 2 1.136 6.3 0.3 3.9 8.4 2.13
1986 31 6.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA ATL 5 1 .833 3.22 45 0 34 0 0 17 64.1 44 24 23 6 44 3 60 3 0 1 1.368 6.2 0.8 6.2 8.4 1.36
1986 31 7.2 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 5 1 .833 2.38 35 0 31 0 0 16 45.1 31 13 12 4 28 2 48 2 0 1 1.301 6.2 0.8 5.6 9.5 1.71
1986 31 4.8 Richmond IL AAA ATL 0 0 5.21 10 0 3 0 0 1 19.0 13 11 11 2 16 1 12 1 0 0 1.526 6.2 0.9 7.6 5.7 0.75
1987 32 7.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL 7 3 .700 2.43 53 0 44 0 0 18 63.0 42 22 17 6 31 3 60 4 1 2 1.159 6.0 0.9 4.4 8.6 1.94
1987 32 8.1 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL 6 3 .667 2.14 43 0 39 0 0 16 54.2 28 17 13 4 28 1 55 4 1 2 1.024 4.6 0.7 4.6 9.1 1.96
1987 32 5.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1 0 1.000 4.32 10 0 5 0 0 2 8.1 14 5 4 2 3 2 5 0 0 0 2.040 15.1 2.2 3.2 5.4 1.67
12 Seasons 70 56 .556 3.80 395 66 144 19 4 83 1046.1 912 523 442 90 498 26 754 56 2 41 1.348 7.8 0.8 4.3 6.5 1.51
A- (1 season) A- 3 5 .375 4.10 11 11 3 1 0 68.0 74 44 31 1 35 1 32 1 0 6 1.603 9.8 0.1 4.6 4.2 0.91
A (2 seasons) A 14 8 .636 3.08 50 11 5 1 5 178.0 152 84 61 6 83 1 138 6 0 12 1.320 7.7 0.3 4.2 7.0 1.66
AA (4 seasons) AA 19 19 .500 2.92 155 0 97 0 0 54 240.2 188 103 78 20 136 10 220 14 1 10 1.346 7.0 0.7 5.1 8.2 1.62
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 34 24 .586 4.37 179 44 47 11 2 24 559.2 498 292 272 63 244 14 364 35 1 13 1.326 8.0 1.0 3.9 5.9 1.49
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1976 21 1.2 Niagara Falls NYPL A- PIT 3 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 1 0
1977 22 1.1 Charleston WCRS A PIT 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 23 0.8 Salem CARL A PIT 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 24 1.4 Buffalo EL AA PIT 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 25 -0.3 Portland PCL AAA PIT 35 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0
1981 26 1.0 Portland PCL AAA PIT 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 27 2.3 Portland PCL AAA PIT 32 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0 0
1983 28 4.5 Chattanooga SOUL AA SEA 34 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 1 0 0
1984 29 3.8 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA 52 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0
1985 30 4.7 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA ATL 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 31 7.0 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 31 5.3 Richmond IL AAA ATL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 32 7.6 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 32 6.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Seasons 393 22 18 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4 .222 .263 .222 .485 4 0 3 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 3 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 1 0
A (2 seasons) A 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (4 seasons) AA 156 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 1 0 0
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 184 13 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 0 1 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1976 21 Niagara Falls NYPL A- PIT P 11 14 5 8 1 1 .929 1.18
1977 22 Charleston WCRS A PIT P 17 12 4 6 2 0 .833 0.59
1978 23 Salem CARL A PIT P 33 35 11 22 2 3 .943 1.00
1979 24 Buffalo EL AA PIT P 44 17 4 12 1 1 .941 0.36
1980 25 Portland PCL AAA PIT OF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
1980 25 Portland PCL AAA PIT P 33 10 6 4 0 0 1.000 0.30
1981 26 Portland PCL AAA PIT P 26 27 17 10 0 2 1.000 1.04
1982 27 Portland PCL AAA PIT P 31 38 11 26 1 0 .974 1.19
1983 28 Chattanooga SOUL AA SEA OF 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1983 28 Chattanooga SOUL AA SEA P 33 12 4 5 3 1 .750 0.27
1984 29 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA OF 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1984 29 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SEA P 50 17 9 7 1 0 .941 0.32
1985 30 Calgary PCL AAA SEA P 19 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.42
1986 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA ATL P 45 12 5 6 1 0 .917 0.24
1986 31 Greenville SOUL AA ATL P 35 8 4 3 1 0 .875 0.20
1986 31 Richmond IL AAA ATL P 10 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40
1987 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL P 53 15 6 7 2 1 .867 0.25
1987 32 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL P 43 13 6 5 2 1 .846 0.26
1987 32 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 10 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.20
12 Seasons 400 222 89 119 14 9 .937 0.52
P (12 seasons) P 395 217 84 119 14 9 .935 0.51
OF (3 seasons) OF 5 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

Sabr ID: 9e652be6

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