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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Rick Langford
Stat Years
1973-1988  [mlb] 1976-1986
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (286) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Varina (Richmond,VA)
Colleges
State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton, Florida), Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the in 1973 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1976-06-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.085)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [10] PIT [1] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14094 ... retro id: langr001 ... mlbam id: 117478
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1973Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRk----211---100.00300000010.053007100001.204.500.006.309.002.701.431.000
    1973Minor Totals: byYearRk----211---100.00300003010.053007100001.204.500.006.309.002.701.431.000
    1974SalemCaroA+----222---1172.6926000000174.014363520741250001.257.400.003.836.473.261.69.611
    1974Minor Totals: byYearA+----221---1172.69260000260174.014363520741250001.257.400.003.836.473.261.69.611
    1975ShreveportTexAA----233---523.641600000042.0402517022390001.488.570.004.718.365.361.77.714
    1975CharlestonILAAA----233---723.321300000065.0552624020410001.157.620.002.775.683.602.05.778
    1975Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----232---1243.45290000290107.0955141042800001.287.990.003.536.734.291.90.750
    1976CharlestonILAAA----244---953.2016000000121.01065143048950001.277.880.003.577.073.791.98.643
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.2612100511023.0271716214170101.7810.570.785.486.656.651.21.000
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---953.20160000160121.01065143048950001.277.880.003.577.073.791.98.643
    1976MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf016.2612100511023.0271716214170101.7810.570.785.486.656.651.21.000
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8194.02373161260208.12231079318731414121.429.630.783.156.094.621.93.296
    1977MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8194.02373161260208.32231079318731414121.429.640.783.166.104.631.93.296
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7133.433724425130175.216977671556922031.288.660.772.874.713.941.64.350
    1978MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7133.443724425130175.716977671556922031.288.680.772.884.733.961.64.350
    1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12164.283429141050218.2233114104225710116141.339.590.912.354.164.691.77.429
    1979MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12164.293429141050218.7233114104225710116141.339.610.912.354.174.701.77.429
    1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19123.263533282220290.027611910529641027111.178.570.901.993.173.691.59.613
    1980MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19123.263533282220290.027611910529641027111.178.570.901.993.173.691.59.613
    1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12102.992424182000195.119081651458841031.278.750.652.673.873.731.45.545
    1981MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12103.002424182000195.319081651458841031.278.760.652.683.873.741.45.545
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11164.213231152110237.12651211113349794021.3210.051.251.863.004.591.61.407
    1982MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11164.213231152110237.32651211113349794021.3210.061.251.863.004.591.61.407
    1983Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-3111---003.0011000006.04220220001.006.000.003.003.003.001.00.000
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0412.15770000020.043282741020022.6519.351.804.500.9012.600.20.000
    1983Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+----311---003.0011000006.04220220001.006.000.003.003.003.001.00.000
    1983MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0412.15770000020.043282741020022.6519.351.804.500.9012.600.20.000
    1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-3212---026.92330000013.02211101230001.8515.230.691.382.087.621.50.000
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf008.3132001108.215882220001.9615.582.082.082.088.311.00.000
    1984Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----321---026.92330000013.02211101230001.8515.230.691.382.087.621.50.000
    1984MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf008.7832001108.715882220002.0716.462.202.202.208.781.00.000
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-3313---006.0011000006.010541231002.0015.001.503.004.507.501.50.000
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf353.5123300720059.0602423815212001.279.151.222.293.203.661.40.375
    1985Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+----331---006.0011000006.010541231002.0015.001.503.004.507.501.50.000
    1985MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf353.5123300720059.0602423815212001.279.151.222.293.203.661.40.375
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1107.3616110015055.06949451318302011.5811.292.132.954.918.021.67.091
    1986MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1107.3616110015055.06949451318302011.5811.292.132.954.918.021.67.091
    1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3615---963.13212110000126.210947441528844011.087.741.071.995.973.343.00.600
    1988Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----361---963.14212110000126.710947441528844011.097.771.072.005.993.353.00.600
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)731064.012601968510246401,491.01570745664160416671384181.339.480.972.514.054.501.61.408
    American League Totals (10 yrs)731053.972481958510195301,468.01543728648158402654383181.329.460.972.464.014.461.63.410
    National League Totals (1 yrs)016.2612100511023.0271716214170101.7810.570.785.486.656.651.21.000
    Minor League Totals42243.1310026100740563.7494233196172054025011.247.890.273.286.423.721.96.636
    Minor: Rk Totals100.00300003010.053007100001.204.500.006.309.002.701.431.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1172.81282000260186.015770581781301001.267.600.053.776.293.391.67.611
    Minor: AA Totals523.6416000016042.0402517022390001.488.570.004.718.365.361.77.714
    Minor: AAA Totals25153.355324100290325.729213512116982234011.208.080.442.716.173.742.28.625
    Oakland Athletics Totals (10 yrs)731053.972481958510195301,468.01543728648158402654383181.329.460.972.464.014.461.63.410
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)016.2612100511023.0271716214170101.7810.570.785.486.656.651.21.000
    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%
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3024pL-S-E-P1125111000000200000.200.200.400.600521.200.200.3330.0040.000.000.00.00100.0
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2226pL-S-E-P2400200000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2230pL-S-E-P3331000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)856311000000200000.167.167.333.500621.167.166.2500.0033.330.000.00.00100.0
    American League Totals (2 yrs)731200000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)125111000000200000.200.200.400.600521.200.200.3330.0040.000.000.00.00100.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)731200000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)125111000000200000.200.200.400.600521.200.200.3330.0040.000.000.00.00100.0
    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
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P12023.02401661.0000.500.267.4100.011
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB25P370208.123290352521.0001.400.2523.0100.07
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P370175.227230250501.0001.400.2922.892.54
    1979Oakland AthleticsALMLB27P340218.226360362621.0001.800.2821.0100.06
    1980Oakland AthleticsALMLB28P350290.02845117473.9862.100.2521.6100.02
    1981Oakland AthleticsALMLB29P240195.11623334239.9291.600.2022.0100.03
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLB30OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.63.012
    1982Oakland AthleticsALMLB30P320237.11539235654.9641.700.2319.897.05
    1983Modesto A'sCalifA+31P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.013
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P7020.01200331.0000.400.154.3100.017
    1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAA32P300.03201551.0001.700.002.1100.016
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P308.2000000.0000.000.001.9100.016
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+33P100.00100111.0001.000.000.7100.022
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLB33P23059.0290111111.0000.500.1914.2100.09
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLB34P16055.05100661.0000.400.119.9100.012
    1988Columbus ClippersILAAA36P2100.011180129291.0001.400.0014.8100.07
    MLB Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)26001,489145211617362356.9831.400.240.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)240014200234341.0001.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2000200221.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1976MLB12----------
    1977MLB37----------
    1978MLB37----------
    1979MLB34----------
    1980MLB35----------
    1981MLB24----------
    1982MLB32--------1-
    1983MLB7----------
    1983Minor1----------
    1984MLB3----------
    1984Minor3----------
    1985MLB23----------
    1985Minor1----------
    1986MLB16----------
    1988Minor21----------
    Totals286--------1-