Russ Young

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Russ Young
Catcher
Born: (1902-09-15)September 15, 1902
Bryan, Ohio
Died: May 13, 1984(1984-05-13) (aged 81)
Roseville, California
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1931 for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
July 27, 1931 for the St. Louis Browns
Career statistics
Batting average .118
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 2
Teams

Russell Charles Young (September 15, 1902 – May 13, 1984) was a professional baseball catcher. He played part of one season in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Browns in 1931. He was a switch hitter and threw right-handed. He was 6'0" and weighed 175 lbs. Young also played 4 games at fullback for the Dayton Triangles of the National Football League in 1925.

Young had an extensive career in minor league baseball, spanning eighteen seasons from 1923-40. He played most of his career with the minor league Milwaukee Brewers, for whom he played in all but two seasons from 1923-34.

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