Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Rick LangfordTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1988 MLB Years: 1976-1986
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


PositionsP-286, OF-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Rick Langford
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 20,1952 [66.150]PlaceFarmville,Virginia
High SchoolVarina (Richmond,VA)
CollegeState College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton,FL), Florida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1973 by the Pittsburgh Pirates. ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 36th round (733rd overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 11th round (121st overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJune 13,1976 [24.085]
OrganizationsOAK [10] PIT [4] NYA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID14094Retrosheet IDlangr001MLBAM ID117478
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Pitching Stats -- Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Baseball Jobs -- Transactions -- Awards -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Rick Langford page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.


Player Notes:   Member of the 1972 United States National Baseball team ... Opening day starter for Oakland Athletics in 1978-1980,1982-1983
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts35Walks68Hittable36SO/BB55vsPower36Hitting0Durability42Team.482Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1973Florida StateCollegeNCAAJrRel21010.0020200003.23100120001.097.36--2.454.912.00.000-
1973nullRk--Rel21100.00303000010.053007100001.204.50--6.309.001.431.000-
1974nullA+--Rel221172.69260260000174.014363520741250001.257.40--3.836.471.69.611-
1975nullAA--Rel23523.6416016000042.0402517022390001.488.57--4.718.361.77.714-
1975nullAAA--Rel23723.3213013000065.0552624020410001.157.62--2.775.682.05.778-
1975Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel01243.45290290000107.0955141042800001.287.99--3.536.731.90.750-
1976nullAAA--Rel24953.20160160000121.01065143048950001.277.88--3.577.071.98.643-
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30Rel24016.2612111005023.0271716214170101.7810.570.785.486.651.21.0004.11
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST258194.02373166120208.02231079318731414121.429.630.783.156.091.93.2963.59
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22S/R267133.433724134250175.216977671556922031.288.660.772.874.711.64.3503.66
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST2712164.283429514100218.2233114104225710116141.339.590.912.354.161.77.4293.95
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST2819123.263533228220290.027611910529641027111.178.570.901.993.171.59.6134.02
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST2912102.992424018200195.019081651458841031.278.750.652.673.871.45.5453.61
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST3011164.213231115210237.02651211113349794021.3210.051.251.863.001.61.4074.50
1983Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ST31003.0011000006.04220220001.006.00--3.003.001.00--
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ST310412.15770000020.043282741020022.6519.351.804.500.900.20.0006.96
1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST32026.92330000013.02211101230001.8515.230.691.382.081.50.000-
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22S/R32008.3132100108.215882220001.9615.582.082.082.081.00-6.00
1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ST33006.0011000006.010541231002.0015.001.503.004.501.50--
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22Rel33353.5123320007059.0602423815212001.279.151.222.293.201.40.3754.50
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22S/R341107.3616115001055.06949451318302011.5811.292.132.954.911.67.0915.79
1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST36963.13212101000126.210947441528844001.087.741.071.995.973.00.600-
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter731064.012601966485102401488.01570745664160416671384181.339.480.972.514.051.61.4081.37
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter42243.1310026741000563.2494233196172054025001.247.890.273.276.421.96.636-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25153.345324291000325.229213512116982234001.208.070.442.716.162.28.625-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter523.6416016000042.0402517022390001.488.57--4.718.361.77.714-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1172.81282260000186.015770581781301001.267.600.053.776.291.67.611-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.00303000010.053007100001.204.50--6.309.001.431.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter010.0020200003.23100120001.097.36--2.454.912.00.000-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter731053.972481955385101901465.01543728648158402654383181.329.460.972.464.011.63.410-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter016.2612111005023.0271716214170101.7810.570.785.486.651.21.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11164.013829913140220.0232110982461996131.339.480.972.514.051.61.4071.37
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1693.133910290000220.019391767801572001.247.890.273.276.421.96.640-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30p24125111000000200000.200.200.400.600215.333.200.200.2680.0040.000.000.000.00100.00
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22p30331000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter856311000000200000.167.167.333.500216.250.166.167.0000.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125111000000200000.200.200.400.600215.333.200.200.0000.0040.000.000.000.00100.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter731200000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16211622000000400000.167.167.333.5004211.250.166.167.0000.0033.330.000.000.00100.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P12-2324-1661.0000.500.26-----12100.07.4
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P37-2082329-352521.0001.410.25-----37100.023.0
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P37-1752723-250501.0001.350.29-----4092.522.8
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P34-2182636-362621.0001.820.28-----34100.021.0
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P35-2902845117473.9862.090.25-----35100.021.6
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P24-1951623334239.9291.630.20-----24100.022.0
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P32-2371539235654.9641.690.23-----3397.019.8
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF1--1---111.0001.00------333.00.6
1983Modesto A's CalifA+oak31P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31P7-2012--331.0000.430.15-----7100.04.3
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak32P3--32-1551.0001.67------3100.02.1
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32P3-8-------------3100.01.9
1985Modesto A's CalifA+oak33P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33P23-5929-111111.0000.480.19-----23100.014.2
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34P16-5551--661.0000.380.11-----16100.09.9
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya36P21--1118-129291.0001.38------21100.014.8
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P260-1488145211617362356.9831.370.24-----2600.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--1420-234341.0001.42------240.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P2---2--221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2412----------
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2537----------
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2637----------
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2734----------
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2835----------
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2924----------
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3032--------1-
1983Modesto A's CalifA+oak311----------
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak317----------
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak323----------
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak323----------
1985Modesto A's CalifA+oak331----------
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3323----------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3416----------
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya3621----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB29101.291007.01010301.4312.860.000.003.8600.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs101.2910100007.01001003001.4312.860.000.003.8600.001.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Knoxville SmokiesSouAAMinortor44Pitching Coach1407565.5366.53Omar Malave
1997Knoxville SmokiesSouAAMinortor45Pitching Coach1387563.5431.02Omar MalaveLost in Semi-Finals
1998Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor46Pitching Coach1408258.5861.03Rocket Wheeler
1999Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor47Pitching Coach1447371.5075.03Pat Kelly
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor48Bullpen Coach1628379.5124.53Jim Fregosi
2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor49Pitching Coach1447173.49321.03Omar Malave
2002Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor50Pitching Coach1446480.44427.04Omar Malave
2003Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor51Pitching Coach1407862.557--1Mike BassoLost in Finals
2004Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor52Pitching Coach1337657.571--1Omar MalaveLost in Semi-Finals
2005Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor53Pitching Coach1408258.5866.52Omar MalaveLost in Semi-Finals
2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor54Pitching Coach1436479.44820.56Mike Basso-
2007Syracuse ChiefsILAAAMinortor55Pitching Coach1446480.44420.55Doug Davis
2008Syracuse ChiefsILAAAMinortor56Pitching Coach1426973.48618.04Doug Davis
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor57Roving Rehab and Pitching Coach1627587.46328.04Cito Gaston
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor58Bullpen Coach1628577.52511.04Cito Gaston
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor59Roving Rehab and Pitching Coach1628181.50016.04John Farrell
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor60Roving Rehab and Pitching Coach1627389.45122.04John Farrell
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor61Roving Rehab and Pitching Coach1627488.45723.05John Gibbons
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor62Roving Rehab and Pitching Coach1628379.51213.03John Gibbons
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor63Senior Pitching Advisor1629369.574--1John GibbonsLost in ALCS (Royals)
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979AL Pitcher of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-07-18Released by Athletics. 
1977-03-15TradeTraded by Pirates with Mitchell Page, Tony Armas, Doug Bair, Doc Medich and Dave Giusti to Athletics for Chris Batton, Tommy Helms and Phil Garner. 
1973-06-17ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll33608,333-159774++370,78060,000608,333
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll34500,000-2351067++386,34760,0001,108,333
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red