Anthony Young (baseball)

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Anthony Young
Pitcher
Born: (1966-01-19)January 19, 1966
Houston, Texas
Died: June 27, 2017(2017-06-27) (aged 51)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 5, 1991, for the New York Mets
Last MLB appearance
June 19, 1996, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
Win–loss record15–48
Earned run average3.89
Strikeouts245
Teams

Anthony Wayne Young (January 19, 1966 – June 27, 2017) was an American right-handed professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros. He was best known for having lost 27 consecutive games in which he had a decision, setting an MLB record.[1]

Young died in Houston, Texas from brain cancer on June 27, 2017, aged 51.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Costello, Rory. "Anthony Young". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  2. Braziller, Zach (June 27, 2017). "Beloved ex-Met Anthony Young loses battle with brain cancer". New York Post. Retrieved June 28, 2017.

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