Bill Long Stats

Bill Long was born on Monday, February 29, 1960, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Long was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 21, 1985, with the Chicago White Sox. 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 Bill Long baseball stats page.

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Bill Long

Bill Long Autograph on a 1987 Fleer (#U-66)
Bill Long Autograph on a 1987 Fleer (#U-66)

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Birth Name:
William Douglas Long
Nickname:
Bill
Born On:
02-29-1960  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Archbishop Moeller High School (Cincinnati, OH)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
07-21-1985 (Age 25)
Last Game:
04-14-1991
Draft:
1981 : 2nd Round (32nd)
Bill Long

Bill Long 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
1985 25 White Sox 4 3 1 0 1 .000 10.29 0 0 0 14.0 71 25 16 17 4 5 2 13 1 0 0 -
1987 27 White Sox 29 23 2 8 8 .500 4.37 5 2 1 169.0 699 179 82 85 20 28 1 72 0 3 1 -
1988 28 White Sox 47 18 14 8 11 .421 4.03 3 0 2 174.0 732 187 78 89 21 43 4 77 2 4 0 -
1989 29 White Sox 30 8 3 5 5 .500 3.92 0 0 1 98.2 432 101 43 49 8 37 0 51 3 4 0 -
1990 30 White Sox 4 0 0 0 1 .000 6.35 0 0 0 5.2 26 6 4 5 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 -
1990 30 Cubs 42 0 21 6 1 .857 4.37 0 0 5 55.2 244 66 27 29 8 21 4 32 1 1 0 -
1991 31 Expos 3 0 1 0 0 .000 10.80 0 0 0 1.2 12 4 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
6 Years 159 52 42 27 27 .500 4.37 8 2 9 518.2 2,216 568 252 276 63 140 11 247 7 12 1 -
Bill Long

Bill Long Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1985 25 White Sox 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 27 White Sox 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1988 28 White Sox 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1989 29 White Sox 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1990 30 White Sox 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1990 30 Cubs 42 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000
1991 31 Expos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
6 Years 159 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000
Bill Long

Bill Long Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1985 White Sox P 4 3 42 5 1.3 5 2 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.21
1987 White Sox P 29 23 507 42 1.4 39 14 25 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.08
1988 White Sox P 47 18 522 32 0.7 32 7 25 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.66
1989 White Sox P 30 8 296 24 0.8 24 9 15 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
1990 White Sox P 4 0 17 3 0.8 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.76
1990 Cubs P 42 0 167 15 0.4 14 5 9 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .933 2.26
1991 Expos P 3 0 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 159 52 1,556 121 0.8 117 38 79 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.03
6 Years 159 52 1,556 121 0.8 117 38 79 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.03
Bill Long

Bill Long Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1985 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.60 8.36 3.21
1987 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.57 3.83 1.49
1988 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.79 3.98 2.22
1989 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.38 4.65 3.37
1990 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 3.18 3.18
1990 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.52 5.17 3.40
1991 Expos 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 21.60
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
6 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.76 4.29 2.43
Bill Long

Bill Long Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1985 Chicago White Sox 36 $60,000.00 - -
1987 Chicago White Sox 46 $62,500.00 - -
1988 Chicago White Sox 47 $102,500.00 - -
1989 Chicago White Sox 47 $357,500.00 - -
1990 Chicago White Sox 47 $257,500.00 - -
1990 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1991 Montreal Expos 48 $394,500.00 - -


Bill Long was born on February 29th , also known as leap day, the least likely date to be born on as it only comes once ever four years (chances are about one in 1,461 according to the BBC). Long was the eleventh Major League Player ever born on leap day!

Major League Baseball Players Born on Leap Day

Player Name Date of Birth Years Played
Dickey Pearce 02-29-1836 1876 - 1877
Sadie Houck 02-29-1856 1879 - 1887
Ed Appleton 02-29-1892 1915 - 1916
Roy Parker 02-29-1896 1919 - 1919
Ralph Miller 02-29-1896 1920 - 1924
Pepper Martin 02-29-1904 1928 - 1944
Al Rosen 02-29-1924 1947 - 1956
Steve Mingori 02-29-1944 1970 - 1979
Al Autry 02-29-1952 1976 - 1976
Jerry Fry 02-29-1956 1978 - 1978
Bill Long 02-29-1960 1985 - 1991
Terrence Long 02-29-1976 1999 - 2006

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