Anthony Young

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Anthony Wayne Young

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Anthony Young was signed as a 38th round pick in the 1987 amateur draft by the New York Mets and scout Jack Zduriencik. Young had played football (defensive back) in college as well as baseball.

Young had terrible luck in 1992 and 1993. Over this period he lost 27 straight decisions, a streak he snapped on July 28, 1993 against the Florida Marlins. This contributed to his career mark of 15-48.

Young's nephew Barrett Barnes is an outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system.

In January 2017, it was announced that Anthony had an inoperable brain tumor. He fell into a coma on June 26th and passed away the next day. He was 51.

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