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Gerald YoungTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-2000 MLB Years: 1987-1994
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-1313, SS-58, 3B-2, 2B-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGerald Anthony Young
Height6-2Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 22,1964 [54.055]PlaceTele,Honduras
High SchoolValley (Santa Ana,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 5th round (111st overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-HOU-#2
MLB DebutJuly 8,1987 [22.259]
OrganizationsHOU [8] NYN [3] CIN [1] COL [1] SEA [1] SLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID20023Retrosheet IDyoung001MLBAM ID124698
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Player Notes:   First Major Leaguer born in Honduras
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed84Power37Contact74XBH41RBIs31Runs58Hitting58Durability58Team.483Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-ss175919727356101572335265000.178.314.218.532437241.241.040.234.26513.6921.581.580.000.0020.00
1983Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-of1856177344272114115352931210.237.369.316.6855610218.275.079.311.32316.0613.300.830.46177.0023.81
1984Columbia MetsSALAnyn-of191243966984143152437846926310.212.351.270.62110718491.252.058.361.30017.1114.050.820.20396.0021.43
1985Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-of20133474881212093483113864852950.255.369.354.72316832576.273.099.319.33014.938.330.560.52158.0026.45
1986Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-of211365391011513049625427675712850.280.356.401.75721643617.295.121.295.33710.869.240.851.4659.8928.48
1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of228634059991552314312473232200.291.380.382.76213022394.315.091.321.34511.938.120.680.51170.0022.22
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2of2271274448892115269262710201.321.380.380.76010412303.351.059.215.3428.588.911.040.33274.0013.64
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2of231495767914821903765276666355110.257.334.325.65918730655.287.068.248.30310.0810.081.000.000.0020.27
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2of24146533711241730383425746026547.233.326.276.60214720620.259.043.199.28311.949.680.810.000.0016.13
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of25491833761740241411401802210.333.449.415.8647611227.365.082.317.39617.627.930.450.000.0018.03
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13of25571541527411463202304103.175.269.234.503366179.198.059.208.24111.1712.851.150.56154.0022.22
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2624791424230173114801110.304.404.405.80932595.333.101.304.36514.748.420.570.000.0020.83
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2of26108142263131111165241701203.218.327.275.602395169.238.057.303.28714.2010.060.710.59142.0016.13
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2720741523210213614411010.311.427.365.79227390.329.054.338.36915.564.440.290.000.0013.04
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2of2774761414110462101104002.184.279.224.50317290.215.040.224.24411.1112.221.100.000.0014.29
1993Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of282610419318211079201601000.298.411.442.8534611125.345.144.317.38616.0012.800.800.80104.0035.48
1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of28321031531100167218712130.301.407.427.8344411125.313.126.350.37014.405.600.390.80103.0035.48
1993Totals for AAA-AAA         5820734621822161411382313130.300.409.435.8449022250.328.135.333.37815.209.200.610.80103.5035.48
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2of281919510001014100002.053.217.053.2701023.056.000.158.16317.394.350.250.000.000.00
1994Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of298332157992935351211492800304.308.397.464.86114937373.323.156.312.38013.147.510.571.3464.2037.37
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15of2916415133203213800001.317.364.488.85220544.394.171.268.3696.8218.182.670.000.0038.46
1995Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd-306624951771423392712591621234.309.442.418.86010419313.319.109.406.39118.855.110.270.9683.0024.68
1996Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd-31752934993251427219372511214.317.393.451.84413230334.335.134.300.37411.087.490.681.2073.2532.26
1997Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernInd-324014616318011044263121012.212.339.288.627429175.263.076.253.29614.8617.711.190.57146.0029.03
1998Atlantic City SurfAtlInd-33792976987245444128603534321.293.413.448.86113333367.318.155.370.38316.359.540.581.0974.2537.93
1999Lehigh Valley Black DiamoAtlInd-3485304497513063676694100007.247.386.349.73510619373.268.102.332.34418.5010.990.591.6150.6725.33
2000Atlantic City SurfAtlInd-35522140001002000000.182.250.182.4324024.182.000.091.2108.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6401815259446581931131557322721362015529.246.329.304.633551802083.274.058.228.00010.9010.230.940.14605.0017.94
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter82829875358011503723316245106507368222531184.268.375.366.74110942103572.296.098.314.00014.1910.300.730.64129.8726.22
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter320120421636873189125995220211359964.306.405.419.8245041001429.329.113.320.00014.147.910.560.63133.7827.17
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1365391011513049625427675712850.280.356.401.75721643617.295.121.295.00010.869.240.851.4659.8928.48
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133474881212093483113864852950.255.369.354.72316832576.273.099.319.00014.938.330.560.52158.0026.45
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1243966984143152437846926310.212.351.270.62110718491.252.058.361.00017.1114.050.820.20396.0021.43
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1153746177133129187688196210.206.340.265.6059917459.259.059.270.00014.8117.651.190.22374.0022.08
Ind Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3501311235367848181577139253148877718.280.398.397.7955211101586.303.117.335.00015.959.330.581.1372.8329.97
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6051755249432551731091537122020462015526.246.330.302.632530752016.274.056.228.00010.9110.120.930.15585.0017.36
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16415133203213800001.317.364.488.85220544.394.171.268.0006.8218.182.670.000.0038.46
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1919510001014100002.053.217.053.2701023.056.000.158.00017.394.350.250.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162459661131551293918575425417.246.329.304.63313920527.274.058.228.00010.9010.230.940.14605.0017.94
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625841051572975624821997245641.268.375.366.74121441699.296.098.314.00014.1910.300.730.64129.8726.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Kingsport Mets AppRknyn17SS54--751623819275237.8624.39------5991.579.4
1982Kingsport Mets AppRknyn173B2--11--221.0001.00------593.42.9
1982Kingsport Mets AppRknyn172B2--371-1110.9095.00------593.42.9
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18OF48--814228785.9771.77------5685.781.4
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18SS4--75521712.7063.00------567.16.8
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn19OF122--254743265261.9852.14------12498.487.8
1985Osceola Astros FSLA+hou20OF131--2511155267262.9812.00------13398.597.0
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou21OF136--31722133352339.9632.49------136100.097.1
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou22OF85--232772246239.9722.81------8698.859.9
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22OF67--143531151148.9802.21------7194.441.4
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23OF145--3571031370367.9922.53------14997.389.5
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24OF143--4121515428427.9982.99------14697.988.3
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25OF48--112863126120.9522.50------4998.033.8
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25OF50--99411104103.9902.06------5787.730.9
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26OF20--454-249491.0002.45------2483.314.3
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26OF84--964-11001001.0001.19------10877.851.9
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF20--435144948.9802.40------20100.013.9
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF57--53-2-5553.9640.93------7477.035.2
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin28OF28--53---53531.0001.89------3287.519.6
1993Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea28OF26--5814-6359.9372.27------26100.018.6
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28OF11--15-2-1715.8821.36------1957.96.8
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29OF81--177863191185.9692.28------8397.657.0
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF11--19---19191.0001.73------1668.89.6
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF568--11943812912441232.9902.17------5680.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF308--720332414777753.9692.44------3080.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF136--31722133352339.9632.49------1360.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF131--2511155267262.9812.00------1310.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF122--254743265261.9852.14------1220.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS58--821674321292249.8534.29------580.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--814228785.9771.77------480.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--371-1110.9095.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Kingsport Mets AppRknyn17---2542-----
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18----4----48-
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn19---------122-
1985Osceola Astros FSLA+hou20---------131-
1986Columbus Astros SouAAhou21---------136-
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou22---------85-
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22---------67-
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23---------145-
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---------143-
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25---------48-
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25---------50-
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26---------20-
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26---------84-
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27---------20-
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27---------57-
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin28---------28-
1993Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea28---------26-
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28---------11-
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29---------81-
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29---------11-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-12-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-08-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1993-07-20Released by Reds. 
1993-06-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1993-05-19Released by Rockies. 
1992-10-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1992-10-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-08-31TradeTraded by Mets with Mitch Cook and Manuel Lee to Astros for Ray Knight. 
* 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
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2262,500-5132616344,90660,00062,500
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2385,000-5242526392,10762,500147,500
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24150,000-4502043429,80262,500297,500
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25280,000-4021843515,727100,000577,500
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26340,000-381846742,231100,000917,500
1992Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27420,000-3761254962,245109,0001,337,500
1993Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll28310,000-4451351968,431109,0001,647,500
1994St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2950,000-85637-957,101109,0001,697,500
* 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