Michael Young

Michael Brian Young (born October 19, 1976) is a Major League Baseball infielder. Originally a second baseman, the versatile Young is a five time All-Star at shortstop, once at third base, and once as a combination designated hitter and utility infielder. He was the 2005 American League batting champion. He has played with the Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Michael Young
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Filmography

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Selected Michael Young film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2009
Himself - Texas Rangers - American League Shortstop

2009
Prime 9 (TV Show)
Himself

2008
Himself - AL Shortstop - Texas Rangers

2007
Himself - AL Shortstop - Texas Rangers

2006
Himself

2005
Himself - AL Shortstop: Texas Rangers

2004
Himself - AL Shortstop: Texas Rangers

2003
Rome Is Burning (TV Show)
Himself 

1990
Himself - Texas Rangers Second Baseman

Self

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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Michael Young.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
2000 TEX 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000
2001 TEX 106 386 57 96 18 4 11 49 3 26 91 0.249 0.298 0.402
2002 TEX 156 573 77 150 26 8 9 62 6 41 112 0.262 0.308 0.382
2003 TEX 160 666 106 204 33 9 14 72 13 36 103 0.306 0.339 0.446
2004 TEX 160 690 114 216 33 9 22 99 12 44 89 0.313 0.353 0.483
2005 TEX 159 668 114 221 40 5 24 91 5 58 91 0.331 0.385 0.513
2006 TEX 162 691 93 217 52 3 14 103 7 48 96 0.314 0.356 0.459
2007 TEX 156 639 80 201 37 1 9 94 13 47 107 0.315 0.366 0.418
2008 TEX 155 645 102 183 36 2 12 82 10 55 109 0.284 0.339 0.402
2009 TEX 135 541 76 174 36 2 22 68 8 47 90 0.322 0.374 0.518
2010 TEX 157 656 99 186 36 3 21 91 4 50 115 0.284 0.330 0.444
2011 TEX 159 631 88 213 41 6 11 106 6 47 78 0.338 0.380 0.474
2012 TEX 156 611 79 169 27 3 8 67 2 33 70 0.277 0.312 0.370
2013 LAD 21 51 3 16 2 1 0 4 0 1 5 0.314 0.321 0.392
2013 PHI 126 468 49 129 24 4 8 42 1 42 78 0.276 0.336 0.395
Career 1970 7918 1137 2375 441 60 185 1030 90 575 1235 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Michael Young.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
2000 TEX 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 -
2001 TEX 104 102 915 212 284 8 79 0.984
2002 TEX 154 145 1,291 300 433 9 99 0.988
2003 TEX 160 159 1,406 309 476 10 118 0.987
2004 TEX 158 158 1,386 225 423 19 98 0.972
2005 TEX 155 155 1,356 238 427 18 95 0.974
2006 TEX 155 155 1,356 241 492 14 113 0.981
2007 TEX 150 150 1,291 211 446 19 107 0.972
2008 TEX 152 151 1,289 193 465 11 113 0.984
2009 TEX 134 134 1,165 72 208 9 29 0.969
2010 TEX 155 155 1,370 95 265 19 26 0.950
2011 TEX 91 159 772 326 110 8 55 0.982
2012 TEX 85 154 735 406 99 6 48 0.988
2013 LAD 16 10 97 28 17 1 5 0.978
2013 PHI 119 118 1,030 234 174 9 29 0.978
Career 1789 1905 - 3090 4319 160 1014 -



First NameMichael
Middle NameBrian
Last NameYoung
Full Name at BirthMichael Brian Young
Age37
Date of BirthOctober 19, 1976
BirthplaceCovina, California
Height6' 1" (185 cm)
Weight200 lbs (90.7 kg)
BuildAthletic
Star SignLibra
EthnicityMultiracial
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolBishop Amat Memorial High School
Bishop Amat (La Puente, CA)
UniversityUniversity of California at Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
OccupationDesignated Hitter for Texas Rangers
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionShortstop
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut29 September 2000
DraftDrafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 5th round of the 1997 amateur draft.
Other Family MembersCristina(Wife)
Zack Padilla(Cousin-former WBO Light Welterweight)

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