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Walter YoungTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2009 MLB Years: 2005-2005
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Positions1B-497, DH-3Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWalter Earnest Young
Height6-5Weight290BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 18,1980PlaceHattiesburg,Mississippi
Death DateSeptember 19,2015 [35.214]
High SchoolPurvis (Purvis,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 31st round (932nd overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRuss Bowen
MLB DebutSeptember 6,2005 [25.201]
OrganizationsPIT [5] BAL [2] HOU [1] SDN [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID21289Retrosheet IDyounw001MLBAM ID425488
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power72Contact51XBH59RBIs84Runs43Hitting71Durability80Team.508Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-1b1937130930620152243431014.231.270.308.578408138.313.077.108.2572.9024.648.500.000.0026.67
2000Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-1b2045162324811110343282990312.296.357.562.9199122182.302.266.321.3864.4015.933.635.4916.2045.83
2000Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-pit511b202492517402120012610101.185.200.293.49327695.231.108.120.2131.0527.3726.002.1146.0035.29
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         692543765151124632955100413.256.303.465.76811828277.277.209.248.3273.2519.866.114.3321.1743.08
2001Williamsport CrosscuttersNYPLA-pit511b21662324067101134711194350256.289.353.509.86211824258.303.220.302.3617.3616.672.265.0417.8535.82
2002Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-1b22132492841643422510326361021508611.333.390.563.95327761551.373.230.295.4046.5318.512.834.5419.6837.20
2003Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit381b231174317612015220872435881202310.278.348.462.81019937480.308.184.260.3517.2918.332.514.1721.5530.83
2004Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal451b241334868813328133982347145807311.274.343.539.88226262548.317.265.360.3718.5826.463.096.0214.7346.62
2005Ottawa LynxILAAAbal-1b25123466481342911381113091505414.288.334.438.77220443506.330.150.215.3335.9317.983.032.5735.8532.09
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal751b2514332101013004700011.303.378.424.80214237.360.121.242.34710.8118.921.752.7033.0020.00
2006Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-1b269534632961601060461244503316.277.309.410.71914226366.292.133.162.3083.2812.023.672.7334.6027.08
2006Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn461b261335471036003510303.200.262.486.74817442.133.286.371.3027.1411.901.677.1411.6757.14
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         108381361031701366461549606319.270.304.417.72115930408.277.147.181.3083.6812.013.273.1929.3129.13
2007Winnipeg GoldeyesNorthernInd-352795383541201302178233554501712.313.377.512.88919634424.320.199.287.3818.2512.741.544.9518.2428.33
2008Sussex SkyhawksCanAmInd--2855205235750741111931603611.278.352.405.7578312233.294.127.220.3288.1513.301.633.0029.2921.05
2008Sioux City ExplorersAmerAssocInd--28269812364052900111640235.367.443.5611.004559115.392.194.306.4289.5713.911.454.3519.6025.00
2008Totals for Ind-Ind         8130335939012701130471005916.307.382.455.83713821348.325.148.248.3618.6213.511.573.4525.2522.58
2009Sioux City ExplorersAmerAssocInd--294115117419073010142740324.272.343.470.8137116172.283.198.298.3498.1415.701.934.0721.5739.02
2009Edmonton CapitalsGoldInd--2925981031404101051850006.316.380.480.860478108.355.164.224.3794.6316.673.603.7024.5025.81
2009Totals for Ind-Ind         6624927721301140201945903210.289.357.474.83111824280.311.185.269.3606.7916.072.373.9322.6433.33
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14332101013004700011.303.378.424.80214237.360.121.242.00010.8118.921.752.7033.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7852872418816154101295431725195607641342678.284.340.479.81913772933166.317.195.260.0006.1619.173.114.0722.2635.91
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136501521413011687113396608417.281.328.441.76922147548.315.160.226.0006.0217.522.912.9231.3133.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22883212022944143158695918913010627.275.329.486.81540488914.305.211.278.0006.4620.683.204.7019.3538.43
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1174317612015220872435881202310.278.348.462.81019937480.308.184.260.0007.2918.332.514.1721.5530.83
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132492841643422510326361021508611.333.390.563.95327761551.373.230.295.0006.5318.512.834.5419.6837.20
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter903244584141155911206960357.259.312.448.76014530353.284.189.250.0005.6719.553.454.2521.6035.71
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8229241781731049541263121326.267.320.449.76913130320.306.182.226.0003.7519.695.253.1329.2038.46
Ind Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24293511628535044188548414624091838.305.374.483.857452791052.320.178.270.0007.9813.881.744.1821.2527.72
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14332101013004700011.303.378.424.80214237.360.121.242.00010.8118.921.752.7033.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623822311612012350046810001212.303.378.424.80216223428.360.121.242.00010.8118.921.752.7033.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162593861683222711245401251307516.284.340.479.81928460653.317.195.260.0006.1619.173.114.0722.2635.91

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit191B35--29920426323319.9889.11------3794.659.3
2000Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit201B41--32527931361352.9758.59------4591.168.3
2000Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit201B18--13314716154147.9558.17------2475.024.7
2001Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit211B48--37925527409404.9888.42------6672.764.9
2002Hickory Crawdads SALApit221B77--584581554657642.9778.34------13258.355.4
2003Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit231B77--570741544659644.9778.36------11765.857.0
2004Bowie Baysox EastAAbal241B66--48042944531522.9837.91------13349.646.5
2005Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal251B63--478431048531521.9818.27------12351.243.8
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal251B10754556-961611.0006.101.13-----1471.46.2
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25DH3---------------1421.41.9
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou261B57--43144851483475.9838.33------9560.041.0
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn261B5--444-548481.0009.60------1338.53.5
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B10754556-961611.0006.101.13-----100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B68--522471053579569.9838.37------680.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B123--9118617951014997.9838.11------1230.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B77--570741544659644.9778.36------770.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B77--584581554657642.9778.34------770.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B66--512391243563551.9798.35------660.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B76--624471357684671.9818.83------760.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit19--35--------
2000Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit20--41--------
2000Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit20--18--------
2001Williamsport Crosscutters NYPLA-pit21--48--------
2002Hickory Crawdads SALApit22--77--------
2003Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23--77--------
2004Bowie Baysox EastAAbal24--66--------
2005Ottawa Lynx ILAAAbal25--63--------
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25--10-------3
2006Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou26--57--------
2006Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn26--5--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB261834671014001610001.206.250.324.57411236.222.118.1472.7816.676.002.7834.0028.57
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs1834671014001610001.206.250.324.57411236.222.118.1472.7816.676.002.7834.0028.57

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Northwest League All-Star Team (DH)1
2002Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (DH) ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (1B) ... South Atlantic League Most Outstanding Prospect ... South Atlantic League Most Valuable Player4
2003Carolina League All-Star Team (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-04-25Released by Padres 
2006-01-19Claimed off waivers by Padres from Orioles 
2003-11-20Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Pirates 
1999-06-03Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2005Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll25300,000-79441-2,189,055300,000300,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red