Don Lang Stats

Don Lang was born on Monday, March 15, 1915, in Selma, California. Lang was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 4, 1938, with the Cincinnati Reds. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Don Lang baseball stats page.

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Don Lang

Don Lang Autograph on a 1985 TCMA (#3)
Don Lang Autograph on a 1985 TCMA (#3)

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Birth Name:
Donald Charles Lang
Nickname:
Don
Born On:
03-15-1915  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Selma, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-01-2010 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Ojai, California
Cemetery:
Cremated (Ashes Scattered at Sea)
High School:
Polytechnic High School (Long Beach, CA)
College:
Long Beach City College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
07-04-1938 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-01-1948
Draft:
Not Applicable
Don Lang

Don Lang Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Don Lang

Don Lang Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1938 23 Reds 21 50 5 13 3 1 1 0 11 2 - 7 0 - 0 3 .260 .288 .420
1948 33 Cardinals 117 323 30 87 14 1 4 0 31 47 - 38 8 - 1 3 .269 .364 .356
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2 Years 138 373 35 100 17 2 5 0 42 49 - 45 8 - 1 6 .268 .355 .365
Don Lang

Don Lang Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1938 Reds 2B 1 0 - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1938 Reds 3B 15 14 294 41 2.7 40 15 25 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 3.67
1938 Reds SS 1 0 - 3 3.0 2 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
1948 Cardinals 2B 2 1 24 9 4.5 8 5 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .889 9.00
1948 Cardinals 3B 95 81 2,091 279 2.9 269 81 188 10 13 n/a n/a n/a .964 3.47
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
3B Totals 110 95 2,385 320 2.9 309 96 213 11 16 n/a n/a n/a .966 3.50
2B Totals 3 1 24 10 3.3 9 6 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .900 10.13
SS Totals 1 0 0 3 3.0 2 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.00
2 Years 114 96 2,409 333 2.9 320 103 217 13 18 n/a n/a n/a .961 3.59
Don Lang

Don Lang Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1938 Reds 0 - - 3 1 n/a 50.0 7.1 4.5 - - -
1948 Cardinals 2 - - 21 0 n/a 80.8 8.5 10.4 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2 Years 2 - - 24 1 n/a 74.6 8.3 8.9 - - -
Don Lang

Don Lang Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1938 Cincinnati Reds 46 , 51 Undetermined - -
1948 St. Louis Cardinals 29 Undetermined - -


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Last-Modified: October 16, 2019 2:03 PM EST

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