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Bob LongTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1987 MLB Years: 1981-1985
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PositionsP-367, OF-5Position when Draftedp-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRobert Earl Long
Height6-3Weight178BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 11,1954 [63.251]PlaceJasper,Tennessee
High SchoolRedwood (Larkspur,CA)
CollegeShorter University (Rome,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 24th round (565th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1981 [26.295]
OrganizationsPIT [6] SEA [3] ATL [1] BAL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14445Retrosheet IDlongb001MLBAM ID117898
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts65Walks44Hittable73SO/BB56vsPower73Hitting0Durability65Team.497Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976nullA---Rel21354.1011011000068.0744431035320001.609.79--4.634.240.91.375-
1977Charleston PatriotsWcarApit-S/R22643.391798410085.0784232443576001.428.260.424.556.041.33.600-
1978Salem PiratesCaroA+pit-Rel23842.8133231100593.0744229240816001.237.160.193.877.842.03.667-
1979Buffalo BisonsEastAApit-R/CL244103.42440440001092.09852351054735001.659.590.985.287.141.35.286-
1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-Rel25444.2633330000593.0864844541542001.378.320.483.975.231.32.500-
1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-S/R261532.98262064231157.012256521259971001.156.990.693.385.561.64.833-
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34S/R26125.95532000019.223141321080001.6810.530.924.583.660.80.3334.63
1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit24S/R275135.783118137050157.01461101012673914001.398.351.494.185.211.25.278-
1983Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-R/CL28453.333303300271248.2312118226442001.175.730.374.818.141.69.444-
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-R/CL29635.165034700221090.29353521537734001.439.231.493.677.251.97.667-
1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-Rel30312.1019019009534.02498115322001.146.290.263.938.392.13.750-
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea55Rel30003.76280280013038.0301716717292021.237.041.643.996.811.71-5.03
1986Greenville BravesSouAAatl-R/CL31512.383503500311645.0311312428481001.306.150.795.569.531.71.833-
1986Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel31005.2110010003119.0131111216120001.536.160.957.585.680.75--
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL0513.224504500341764.0442423644601001.376.160.846.168.391.36.833-
1987Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-R/CL32632.144304300391654.2281713428552001.024.610.664.619.051.96.667-
1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel32104.321001000528.014542350002.0415.122.163.245.401.671.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--R/CL0732.435305300441862.1422217631602001.166.000.864.438.571.94.700-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter124.50333300013057.1533129927372021.388.221.404.195.741.37.3332.24
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter70563.8039555340163144831044.09125234428949875435001.357.840.774.286.491.51.556-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter34244.37179441351124724558.24982922726324436413001.338.011.013.925.851.49.586-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19192.921550155009754239.2188103782013622010001.357.030.755.098.231.62.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter842.8133231100593.0744229240816001.237.160.193.877.842.03.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter643.391798410085.0784232443576001.428.260.424.556.041.33.600-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter354.1011011000068.0744431035320001.609.79--4.634.240.91.375-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.76280280013038.0301716717292021.237.041.643.996.811.71--
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125.95532000019.223141321080001.6810.530.924.583.660.80.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings484.501251111400490220.0201118110341021408081.388.221.404.195.741.37.3332.24
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15123.80831271313017220.019211093191051597001.357.840.774.286.491.51.556-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-of25356020000000000000.333.333.333.666206.333.000.000.3030.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34p2654100000001201000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14116.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit24p27321000000010001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000-1.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAsea-p28343100000001101000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.17620.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1984Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAsea-p29525010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1820.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54100000001201000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.00016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter17015130000011302000.200.250.200.4503018.250.000.000.0005.5616.673.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11912030000010201000.250.250.250.5003013.300.000-.083.0000.0015.380.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter343100000001101000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54100000001201000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.00016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621303200000003265032000.000.200.000.20000194.000.000.250.00016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16214130000011302000.200.250.200.4503017.250.000.000.0005.5616.673.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Salem Pirates CaroA+pit23P33--1122233533.9431.00------33100.024.4
1979Buffalo Bisons EastAApit24P44--412111716.9410.36------44100.031.7
1980Portland Beavers PCLAAApit25OF2--1---111.0000.50------355.71.4
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit26P26--1710-227271.0001.04------26100.019.0
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P5-1911--221.0000.400.11-----5100.04.9
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit27P31--11261-3837.9741.19------3296.921.5
1983Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea28P33--4531129.7500.27------3497.123.1
1983Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea28OF1--2---221.0002.00------342.90.7
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea29P50--971-1716.9410.32------5296.235.7
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea29OF2--2---221.0001.00------523.81.4
1985Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea30P19--26--881.0000.42------19100.013.5
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30P28-3833--661.0000.210.16-----28100.017.3
1986Greenville Braves SouAAatl31P35--431-87.8750.20------35100.024.3
1986Richmond Braves ILAAAatl31P10--13--441.0000.40------10100.07.1
1987Charlotte O's SouAAbal32P43--65211311.8460.26------43100.029.7
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal32P10---2--221.0000.20------10100.07.2
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P33-5744--881.0000.240.14-----330.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P146--4054229694.9790.64------1460.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--3---331.0000.75------40.00.0
AA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P155--1825735043.8600.28------1550.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P33--1122233533.9431.00------330.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Salem Pirates CaroA+pit2333----------
1979Buffalo Bisons EastAApit2444----------
1980Portland Beavers PCLAAApit25---------2-
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit2626----------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit265----------
1982Portland Beavers PCLAAApit2731----------
1983Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAsea2833--------1-
1984Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAsea2950--------2-
1985Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea3019----------
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3028----------
1986Greenville Braves SouAAatl3135----------
1986Richmond Braves ILAAAatl3110----------
1987Charlotte O's SouAAbal3243----------
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal3210----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1985-11-01Released by Mariners. 
1983-05-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1983-04-03Released by White Sox. 
1983-03-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1982-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll3060,000-51627-370,78060,00060,000
* 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