Michael Young Stats

Michael Young was born on Tuesday, October 19, 1976, in Covina, California. Young was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 29, 2000, with the Texas Rangers. 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 Michael Young baseball stats page.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"Michael Young is Michael Young. He has a reputation and I respect that reputation. I know exactly what Michael Young brings. He can bring a lot to us in defending our American League championship. I certainly want him around here...He means everything inside the clubhouse. He's our leader. It's a guy that shows up every day and plays through injuries. He leaves his heart out on the field every day. We're playing to put the best club out there and as far as I'm concerned, he's a part of that." - Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington on ESPNDallas.com (Richard Durrett, "Manager wants Michael Young in '11", 02/08/2011, Source )

Michael Young

Michael Young Autograph on a 2000 Topps Baseball Card (#T46)

Michael Young Autograph on a 2000 Topps Baseball Card (#T46)

Birth Name:
Michael Brian Young
Nickname:
Mike
Born On:
10-19-1976  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Covina, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Bishop Amat Memorial High School (La Puente, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
09-29-2000 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-18-2013
Draft:
1997 : 5th Round (149th)

Michael Young

Michael Young Pitching Stats

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Michael Young

Michael Young Hitting Stats

2000 24 Rangers 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2001 25 Rangers 106 386 57 96 18 4 11 0 49 26 0 91 9 5 3 9 .249 .298 .402
2002 26 Rangers 156 573 77 150 26 8 9 0 62 41 1 112 13 6 0 14 .262 .308 .382
2003 27 Rangers 160 666 106 204 33 9 14 1 72 36 1 103 3 7 1 14 .306 .339 .446
2004 28 Rangers 160 690 114 216 33 9 22 1 99 44 1 89 0 4 1 11 .313 .353 .483
2005 29 Rangers 159 668 114 221 40 5 24 0 91 58 0 91 0 3 3 20 .331 .385 .513
2006 30 Rangers 162 691 93 217 52 3 14 0 103 48 0 96 0 8 1 27 .314 .356 .459
2007 31 Rangers 156 639 80 201 37 1 9 1 94 47 5 107 0 1 5 21 .315 .366 .418
2008 32 Rangers 155 645 102 183 36 2 12 0 82 55 0 109 0 6 2 19 .284 .339 .402
2009 33 Rangers 135 541 76 174 36 2 22 0 68 47 2 90 0 4 1 16 .322 .374 .518
2010 34 Rangers 157 656 99 186 36 3 21 1 91 50 4 115 0 11 1 21 .284 .330 .444
2011 35 Rangers 159 631 88 213 41 6 11 0 106 47 7 78 0 9 2 17 .338 .380 .474
2012 36 Rangers 156 611 79 169 27 3 8 0 67 33 3 70 0 6 1 26 .277 .312 .370
2013 37 Phillies 126 468 49 129 24 4 8 0 42 42 4 78 0 1 1 18 .276 .336 .395
2013 37 Dodgers 21 51 3 16 2 1 0 0 4 1 0 5 0 1 0 3 .314 .321 .392
14 Years 1,970 7,918 1,137 2,375 441 60 185 4 1,030 575 28 1,235 25 72 22 236 .300 .346 .441

Michael Young

Michael Young Fielding Stats

2000 Rangers 2B 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2001 Rangers 2B 104 102 2,746 502 4.8 494 210 284 8 79 n/a n/a n/a .984 4.86
2002 Rangers 2B 152 144 3,776 727 4.8 718 298 420 9 97 n/a n/a n/a .988 5.13
2002 Rangers 3B 4 0 24 3 0.8 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
2002 Rangers SS 11 1 75 12 1.1 12 2 10 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.32
2003 Rangers 2B 159 158 4,168 786 4.9 776 305 471 10 117 n/a n/a n/a .987 5.03
2003 Rangers SS 7 1 51 9 1.3 9 4 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.76
2004 Rangers SS 158 158 4,160 667 4.2 648 225 423 19 98 n/a n/a n/a .972 4.21
2005 Rangers SS 155 155 4,068 683 4.4 665 238 427 18 95 n/a n/a n/a .974 4.41
2006 Rangers SS 155 155 4,068 747 4.8 733 241 492 14 113 n/a n/a n/a .981 4.87
2007 Rangers SS 150 150 3,873 676 4.5 657 211 446 19 107 n/a n/a n/a .972 4.58
2008 Rangers SS 151 150 3,867 669 4.4 658 193 465 11 113 n/a n/a n/a .984 4.59
2009 Rangers 3B 134 134 3,498 289 2.2 280 72 208 9 29 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.16
2010 Rangers 3B 155 155 4,110 379 2.4 360 95 265 19 26 n/a n/a n/a .950 2.36
2011 Rangers 1B 36 36 906 283 7.9 280 267 13 3 34 n/a n/a n/a .989 8.34
2011 Rangers 2B 14 14 360 57 4.1 57 28 29 0 11 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.28
2011 Rangers 3B 40 39 1,026 101 2.5 96 30 66 5 9 n/a n/a n/a .950 2.53
2011 Rangers SS 1 1 24 3 3.0 3 1 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
2012 Rangers 1B 41 40 1,089 384 9.4 382 358 24 2 37 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.47
2012 Rangers 2B 16 14 372 57 3.6 55 24 31 2 8 n/a n/a n/a .965 3.99
2012 Rangers 3B 25 25 645 58 2.3 56 18 38 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.34
2012 Rangers SS 4 4 99 12 3.0 12 6 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.27
2013 Phillies 1B 26 19 558 184 7.1 184 176 8 0 17 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.90
2013 Phillies 3B 99 99 2,535 233 2.4 224 58 166 9 12 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.39
2013 Dodgers 1B 8 3 102 30 3.8 30 28 2 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.94
2013 Dodgers 2B 2 1 33 4 2.0 4 0 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.27
2013 Dodgers 3B 8 5 138 10 1.3 9 0 9 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .900 1.76
2013 Dodgers SS 1 1 21 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
SS Totals 793 776 20,306 3,480 4.4 3,399 1,121 2,278 81 530 n/a n/a n/a .977 4.52
3B Totals 465 457 11,976 1,073 2.3 1,028 273 755 45 80 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.32
2B Totals 448 433 11,464 2,133 4.8 2,104 865 1,239 29 312 n/a n/a n/a .986 4.96
1B Totals 111 98 2,655 881 7.9 876 829 47 5 92 n/a n/a n/a .994 8.91
14 Years 1,817 1,764 46,401 7,567 4.2 7,407 3,088 4,319 160 1,014 n/a n/a n/a .979 4.31

Michael Young

Michael Young Miscellaneous Stats

2000 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
2001 Rangers 3 1 .750 2 2 0 35.1 4.2 7.9 - - -
2002 Rangers 6 7 .462 4 3 1 63.7 5.1 9.2 - - -
2003 Rangers 13 2 .867 0 0 0 47.6 6.5 9.3 - - -
2004 Rangers 12 3 .800 0 0 2 31.4 7.8 7.0 - - -
2005 Rangers 5 2 .714 0 0 4 27.8 7.3 7.3 - - -
2006 Rangers 7 3 .700 0 0 7 49.4 7.2 6.7 - - -
2007 Rangers 13 3 .813 0 0 6 71.0 6.0 6.8 - - -
2008 Rangers 10 0 1.000 1 0 3 53.8 5.9 7.9 - - -
2009 Rangers 8 3 .727 0 0 1 24.6 6.0 8.0 - - -
2010 Rangers 4 2 .667 0 0 2 31.2 5.7 7.2 - - -
2011 Rangers 6 2 .750 0 0 69 57.4 8.1 6.0 - - -
2012 Rangers 2 2 .500 1 0 72 76.4 8.7 9.1 - - -
2013 Phillies 1 0 1.000 8 0 0 58.5 6.0 11.1 - - -
2013 Dodgers 0 0 .000 6 0 0 0.0 10.2 12.8 - - -
14 Years 90 30 .750 22 6 167 42.8 6.4 7.7 - - -

Michael Young

Michael Young Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2000 Texas Rangers 2 $200,000.00 - -
2001 Texas Rangers 2 $200,000.00 - -
2002 Texas Rangers 10 $250,000.00 - -
2003 Texas Rangers 10 $250,000.00 - -
2004 Texas Rangers 10 $450,000.00 Stats -
2005 Texas Rangers 10 $2,575,000.00 Stats -
2006 Texas Rangers 10 $3,075,000.00 Stats -
2007 Texas Rangers 10 $3,575,000.00 Stats -
2008 Texas Rangers 10 $6,174,974.00 Stats -
2009 Texas Rangers 10 $13,054,526.00 Stats -
2010 Texas Rangers 10 $13,174,974.00 - Stats
2011 Texas Rangers 10 $16,000,000.00 Stats Stats
2012 Texas Rangers 10 $16,000,000.00 - -
2013 Philadelphia Phillies 10 $13,000,000.00 - -
2013 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 "     " - -
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Michael Young had six 200-hit seasons with the Rangers , including five consecutive (2003 through 2007), and finished his career in Texas with 2,230 hits - 483 more than Ivan Rodriguez , who had the second most career hits in franchise history! [ MLB.com Sortable Stats ]

The six-career two-hundred hit seasons are truly remarkable. Here is a list of every Ranger , prior to Young, with a two-hundred hit season: Buddy Bell (1979), Al Oliver (1980), Mickey Rivers (1980), Julio Franco (1991), Rafael Palmeiro (1991), Ruben Sierra (1991) and Alex Rodriguez (2001). Not one of them ever put together more than one two-hundred hit season in Texas , Young had five straight, and a sixth a few years after the streak.

The five-consecutive two-hundred hit seasons are TRULY remarkable as well. Here is a list of every player in baseball history with a streak of five or more consecutive 200-hit seasons: Ichiro Suzuki (2001-2010, 10-straight), Willie Keeler (1894-1901, 8-straight), Wade Boggs (1983-1989, 7-straight), Charlie Gehringer (1933-1937, 5-straight), Al Simmons (1929-1933, 5-straight), Chuck Klein (1929-1933, 5-straight). Every one of them is in the Hall of Fame, except future hall of famer, Ichiro .

Did you know that Michael Young is not only the Rangers leader in hits (see Fast Fact #1), but he also leads the team in all-time games played in Texas (1,823), at bats (7,399), runs scored (1,085 - the only player in team history with more than 1,000), doubles (415 - the only player in team history with more than 400), and triples (55 - the only player with more than 50).

What do Michael Young and Ted Williams have in common? During the 1941 All-Star Game , Ted Williams hit a three-run home run off Claude Passeau in the ninth inning, the first All-Star with a game-winning (A.L. 7 vs N.L. 5) extra base hit during a Midsummer Classic , one out away from losing the contest. During the 2006 All-Star Game , Michael Young hit a two-run triple off Trevor Hoffman in the ninth inning, the second All-Star with a game winning (A.L. 3 vs N.L. 2) extra-base hit, one out away from losing the contest.

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