Ryan Long

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Ryan Long
Born: (1973-02-03) February 3, 1973 (age 45)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 16, 1997, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
July 23, 1997, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Batting average .222
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Ryan Marcus Long (born February 3, 1973) is a former Major League Baseball player. Long played for the Kansas City Royals in the 1997 season. In six games, Long had two hits in nine at-bats, with two RBIs. He played right field, and batted and threw right-handed. He was drafted by the Royals in the second round of the 1991 amateur draft. Although he played in only six games for the Royals, Long spent ten seasons playing at various levels in the minor leagues. While playing baseball for Dobie High School, in Texas, Long and the Longhorns lost a playoff game against a team that featured future New York Yankee, Andy Pettitte.[1]

Long is currently a hitting coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates' High-A affiliate, the Bradenton Marauders in the Florida State League. He previously served as a hitting coach for the Altoona Curve the Pirates High-A affiliate[2] and the Burlington Bees, the Midwest League affiliate for the Royals.[3]


  1. ^ "Pettitte more impressive off the field than on". Altoona Mirror. 15 September 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Pirates Shuffle Minor League Coaching Staffs". Pirates Prospects. December 23, 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Royals Announce Bees 2008 Field Staff". Our Sports Central. 14 November 2007. Retrieved 9 August 2010.

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