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Herman C. Long (April 13, 1866September 17, 1909) was an Americanmarker shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City Cowboys (1889), Boston Beaneaters (1890-1902), New York Highlanders (1903), Detroit Tigers (1903), and Philadelphia Phillies (1904).

Long was born in Chicago, Illinoismarker. He later managed in the minor leagues. He died of tuberculosis at age 43 in Denver, Coloradomarker.

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, Long holds the Major League record for most errors in a career, with 1096 errors made over his seventeen year career. Only two other players have made more than 1000 errors in their careers: Bill Dahlen and Deacon White. This includes a record 1070 errors committed while playing shortstop.


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