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Walter Young

Walter Ernest Young

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 320 lb.

Born: February 18, 1980 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, US
High School: Purvis HS (Purvis , MS)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 31st round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft from Purvis HS (Purvis , MS).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1999 19 -0.2 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 37 138 130 9 30 6 2 0 15 2 2 4 34 .231 .270 .308 .578 40 4 3 1 0 1
2000 20 0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- PIT 69 277 254 37 65 15 1 12 46 3 2 9 55 .256 .303 .465 .768 118 3 10 0 4 1
2000 20 0.8 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 45 182 162 32 48 11 1 10 34 3 2 8 29 .296 .357 .562 .919 91 2 9 0 3 1
2000 20 -0.9 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT 24 95 92 5 17 4 0 2 12 0 0 1 26 .185 .200 .293 .493 27 1 1 0 1 0
2001 21 0.0 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT 66 258 232 40 67 10 1 13 47 1 1 19 43 .289 .353 .509 .861 118 6 5 0 2 5
2002 22 0.4 Hickory SALL A PIT 132 551 492 84 164 34 2 25 103 2 6 36 102 .333 .390 .563 .953 277 11 15 0 8 6
2003 23 0.4 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 117 480 431 76 120 15 2 20 87 2 4 35 88 .278 .348 .462 .810 199 10 12 0 2 3
2004 24 -0.5 Bowie EL AA BAL 133 548 486 88 133 28 1 33 98 2 3 47 145 .274 .343 .539 .882 262 11 8 0 7 3
2005 25 -2.3 Ottawa IL AAA BAL 123 506 466 48 134 29 1 13 81 1 1 30 91 .288 .334 .438 .772 204 14 5 0 5 4
2006 26 1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA HOU,SDP 108 408 381 36 103 17 0 13 66 4 6 15 49 .270 .304 .417 .721 159 19 6 0 6 3
2006 26 1.8 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU 95 366 346 32 96 16 0 10 60 4 6 12 44 .277 .309 .410 .719 142 16 5 0 3 3
2006 26 -0.8 Portland PCL AAA SDP 13 42 35 4 7 1 0 3 6 0 0 3 5 .200 .262 .486 .748 17 3 1 0 3 0
2007 27 -0.3 Winnipeg NORL Ind 95 424 383 54 120 13 0 21 78 2 3 35 54 .313 .377 .512 .889 196 12 5 0 1 7
2008 28 1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 81 348 303 35 93 9 0 12 70 1 1 30 47 .307 .382 .455 .838 138 16 10 0 5 9
2008 28 1.8 Sussex CAMA Ind 55 233 205 23 57 5 0 7 41 1 1 19 31 .278 .352 .405 .757 83 11 6 0 3 6
2008 28 1.5 Sioux City AA Ind 26 115 98 12 36 4 0 5 29 0 0 11 16 .367 .443 .561 1.005 55 5 4 0 2 3
2009 29 2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 66 280 249 27 72 13 0 11 40 2 0 19 45 .289 .357 .474 .831 118 4 9 0 3 3
2009 29 2.2 Sioux City AA Ind 41 172 151 17 41 9 0 7 30 1 0 14 27 .272 .343 .470 .813 71 4 4 0 3 2
2009 29 1.6 Edmonton GOBL Ind 25 108 98 10 31 4 0 4 10 1 0 5 18 .316 .380 .480 .859 47 5 0 0 1
11 Seasons 1027 4218 3807 534 1101 189 10 173 731 22 29 279 753 .289 .348 .480 .829 1829 110 88 1 43 45
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 82 320 292 41 78 17 3 10 49 5 4 12 63 .267 .320 .449 .768 131 6 12 1 3 2
A- (2 seasons) A- 90 353 324 45 84 14 1 15 59 1 1 20 69 .259 .312 .448 .759 145 7 6 0 3 5
Ind (3 seasons) Ind 242 1052 935 116 285 35 0 44 188 5 4 84 146 .305 .374 .483 .857 452 32 24 0 9 19
A (1 season) A 132 551 492 84 164 34 2 25 103 2 6 36 102 .333 .390 .563 .953 277 11 15 0 8 6
A+ (1 season) A+ 117 480 431 76 120 15 2 20 87 2 4 35 88 .278 .348 .462 .810 199 10 12 0 2 3
AA (2 seasons) AA 228 914 832 120 229 44 1 43 158 6 9 59 189 .275 .329 .486 .815 404 27 13 0 10 6
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 136 548 501 52 141 30 1 16 87 1 1 33 96 .281 .328 .441 .770 221 17 6 0 8 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1999 19 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 1B 35 323 299 20 4 26 .988 9.11
2000 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- PIT 1B 59 515 458 41 16 47 .969 8.46
2000 20 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 1B 41 361 325 27 9 31 .975 8.59
2000 20 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT 1B 18 154 133 14 7 16 .955 8.17
2001 21 Williamsport NYPL A- PIT 1B 48 409 379 25 5 27 .988 8.42
2002 22 Hickory SALL A PIT 1B 77 657 584 58 15 54 .977 8.34
2003 23 Lynchburg CARL A+ PIT 1B 77 659 570 74 15 44 .977 8.36
2004 24 Bowie EL AA BAL 1B 66 531 480 42 9 44 .983 7.91
2005 25 Ottawa IL AAA BAL 1B 63 531 478 43 10 48 .981 8.27 -2
2006 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA HOU,SDP 1B 62 531 475 48 8 56 .985 8.44 -1 -7
2006 26 Corpus Christi TL AA HOU 1B 57 483 431 44 8 51 .983 8.33 -8
2006 26 Portland PCL AAA SDP 1B 5 48 44 4 0 5 1.000 9.60 1
2007 27 Winnipeg NORL Ind 1B 49 405 373 26 6 37 .985 8.14 0
2008 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 1B 5 40 34 5 1 7 .975 7.80
2008 28 Sussex CAMA Ind 1B 1 7 7 0 0 3 1.000 7.00 0
2008 28 Sioux City AA Ind 1B 4 33 27 5 1 4 .970 8.00 0
2009 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs Ind 1B 13 112 98 13 1 13 .991 8.54
2009 29 Edmonton GOBL Ind 1B 7 67 61 5 1 8 .985 9.43 0
2009 29 Sioux City AA Ind 1B 6 45 37 8 0 5 1.000 7.50 0
11 Seasons 554 4713 4228 395 90 403 .981 8.34 -1 -9

Sabr ID: 603946ef

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