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Ernie Young

Ernie Young
Outfielder/First baseman
Born: (1969-07-08) July 8, 1969
Chicago, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 17, 1994, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 24, 2004, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .225
Home runs 27
Runs batted in 90
Ernie Young
Medal record
Men's baseball
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
2000 Sydney Team competition

Ernest Wesley Young (born July 8, 1969) is a former professional baseball outfielder. He played all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball for the Oakland Athletics (1994–97), Kansas City Royals (1998), Arizona Diamondbacks (1999), Detroit Tigers (2003), and Cleveland Indians (2004). Young also played one season in Japan for the Yokohama BayStars (2002).


  • Playing career 1
  • Minor league coach/manager 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Playing career

In his major league career, Young played in 288 games, had 179

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Retrosheet, or Pura Pelota (VPBL stats)

External links

  1. ^ Cardinals' Media Relations, ed. (2001). St. Louis Cardinals 2001 Media Guide. Hadler Printing Company. pp. D–23. 
  2. ^  
  3. ^ "Young to manage Intimidators in 2009". 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  4. ^ "Former Tigers outfielder Ernie Young officially named Whitecaps manager". 2010-10-21. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  5. ^ "Ernie Young — Recent Athlete (Secretary General)". Retrieved 2013-02-25. 
  6. ^ "2011 Pan Am Team Roster". Retrieved 2013-02-25. 


Following his retirement after the 2007 season,[2] Young became the hitting coach on the Chicago White Sox' rookie-level team, the Great Falls Voyagers. On November 21, 2008, he was named the manager of the Kannapolis Intimidators for the 2009 season.[3] In 2011, Young was tabbed to manage the West Michigan Whitecaps, the class A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers,[4] a position he retained for the 2012 season, but not for 2013. Young currently serves on the Board of Directors of USA Baseball[5] and managed the Team USA Professional Team for the 2011 World Cup and Pan Am Games.[6]

Minor league coach/manager

with a leaping catch in center field. triple play. On June 12, 2006, he hit his 300th career minor league home run. As a member of the Oakland Athletics, in a game against the Tigers, Young started a 2000 Sydney Olympics in the United States He won an Olympic gold medal for the [1]

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