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Dale Long

MLB Player information
NameDale Long
PositionFirst baseman
BatsLeft
ThrowsLeft
MLB debutApril 21, 1951 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearanceJuly 18, 1963 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Batting average.267
Home runs132
Runs batted in467
Teams
*Pittsburgh Pirates (1951) *St. Louis Browns (1951) *Pittsburgh Pirates (1955 1957) *Chicago Cubs (1957 1959) *San Francisco Giants (1960) *New York Yankees (1960) *Washington Senators (1961 1962) *New York Yankees (1962 1963)

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Richard Dale Long (February 6, 1926 - January 27, 1991) was a first baseman in professional baseball. Between 1951 and 1963, Long played in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1951, 1955 1957), St. Louis Browns (1951), Chicago Cubs (1957 1959), San Francisco Giants (1960), New York Yankees (1960, 1962 1963) and Washington Senators (1961 1962). He batted and threw left-handed.

A native of Springfield, Missouri, Long turned down an offer from the Green Bay Packers to play football, opting instead to play baseball.


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