Russ Young
Born: (1902-09-15)September 15, 1902
Bryan, Ohio
Died: May 13, 1984(1984-05-13) (aged 81)
Roseville, California
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1931, for the St. Louis Browns
Last MLB appearance
July 27, 1931, for the St. Louis Browns
MLB statistics
Batting average.118
Home runs1
Runs batted in2
*St. Louis Browns (1931)

Russell Charles Young (September 15, 1902 – May 13, 1984) was a professional baseball catcher. He played part of one season in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Browns in 1931. He was a switch hitter and threw right-handed. He was 6'0" and weighed 175 lbs. Young also played 4 games at fullback for the Dayton Triangles of the National Football League in 1925.

Young had an extensive career in minor league baseball, spanning eighteen seasons from 1923-40. He played most of his career with the minor league Milwaukee Brewers, for whom he played in all but two seasons from 1923-34.


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