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Full Name: Royce Middlebrook Youngs Primary Position: OF,RF
Height/Weight: 5' 8"/162 First Game: September 25, 1917
Birthdate: April 10, 1897 Final Game: August 10, 1926
Birthplace: Shiner, Texas MLB Experience: 10 years
Died: October 22, 1927
Deathplace: San Antonio, Texas
Bat/Throw: Left/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972


Biography

Ross Youngs (Royce Middlebrook Youngs) was born on April 10, 1897 in Shiner, Texas. He made his Major League debut on September 25, 1917 for the New York Giants. In 1918, his rookie year, he hit .302 with 1 home run and 25 RBI. Youngs played for the New York Giants for his entire 10 year career.

Most people believe that Ross Youngs's best season was 1923, when he hit for a .336 average and knocked in 87 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1917 NY N 7 26 5 9 0 1 .346 .370 .654 2 3 1 5 0 2 1 0 0
1918 NY N 121 474 70 143 1 25 .302 .368 .376 16 8 44 49 6 8 10 0 0
1919 NY N 130 489 73 152 2 43 .311 .384 .415 31 7 51 47 7 13 24 0 0
1920 NY N 153 581 92 204 6 78 .351 .427 .477 27 14 75 55 2 13 18 0 0
1921 NY N 141 504 90 165 3 102 .327 .411 .456 24 16 71 47 1 18 21 0 0
1922 NY N 149 559 105 185 7 86 .331 .398 .465 34 10 55 50 7 21 17 2 1
1923 NY N 152 596 121 200 3 87 .336 .412 .446 33 12 73 36 5 14 13 0 0
1924 NY N 133 526 112 187 10 74 .356 .441 .521 33 12 77 31 3 6 11 0 0
1925 NY N 130 500 82 132 6 53 .264 .354 .372 24 6 66 51 4 14 17 0 0
1926 NY N 95 372 62 114 4 43 .306 .372 .398 12 5 37 19 2 10 21 0 0
Total 1211 4627 812 1491 42 592 .322 .399 .441 236 93 550 390 37 119 153 2 1

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1917 NY N OF 7 0 0 16 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1918 NY N OF 120 0 0 192 16 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 .950
1918 NY N 2B 7 0 0 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .917
1919 NY N OF 130 0 0 235 23 16 7 0 0 0 0 0 .942
1920 NY N OF 153 0 0 288 26 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 .935
1921 NY N OF 137 0 0 247 16 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1921 NY N RF 137 137 0 247 16 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1922 NY N OF 147 147 1131.1 280 28 19 6 1 0 0 0 0 .942
1922 NY N RF 147 147 1131.1 280 28 20 6 1 0 0 0 0 .939
1923 NY N OF 152 0 0 282 22 13 7 0 0 0 0 0 .959
1924 NY N OF 132 0 0 236 17 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 .955
1924 NY N 2B 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1925 NY N 2B 3 0 0 5 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .813
1925 NY N OF 127 0 0 214 23 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 .952
1926 NY N OF 94 0 0 170 18 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 .974
Total OF 1199 284 1131.1 2160 191 116 47 1 0 0 0 0 .953
Total RF 284 284 1131.1 527 44 26 11 1 0 0 0 0 .956
Total 2B 12 0 0 11 16 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .871

Transactions

  • Sold by Sherman (Western Association) to New York Giants for $2000 (August 14, 1916).

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