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Eric Young

Full Name: Eric Orlando Young
Born: May 18, 1967 in New Brunswick, NJ
Height: 5’9″ Weight: 180
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: Sep 2, 1997


Notes

  • When with the Rangers in 2004, he was the first player to wear Pudge’s #7 after Pudge departed.
  • When Eric returned in 2006, he wore #2, as #7 was taken by Mark DeRosa

Team History

  • 1992: Los Angeles Dodgers (originally drafted Jun 89)
  • 1993-1997: Colorado Rockies (via expansion draft in 1992)
  • 1997-1999: Los Angeles Dodgers (via trade for Pedro Astacio on Aug 19, 1997)
  • 2000-2001: Chicago Cubs (via trade with Ismael Valdes for Terry Adams, Chad Ricketts, & Brian Stephenson on Dec 12, 1999)
  • 2002-2003: Milwaukee Brewers (as a free agent on Jan 16, 2002)
  • 2003: San Francisco Giants (via trade for Greg Bruso on Aug 19, 2003)
  • 2004: Texas Rangers (as a free agent on Jan 5, 2004 – GFA Dec 7, 2004)
  • 2005-2006: San Diego Padres (as a free agent on Dec 9, 2004 – Released Aug 1, 2006)
  • 2006: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Aug 11, 2006)

Salary History

  • 2006: $700,000
  • 2005: $1 Million
  • 2004: $1 Million
  • 2003: $2 Million
  • 2002: $2 Million
  • 2001: $4.5 Million
  • 2000: $4.5 Million
  • 1999: $4.5 Million
  • 1998: $4.5 Million
  • 1997: $3.2 Million
  • 1996: $1.125 Million
  • 1995: $252,500
  • 1994: $205,000
  • 1993: $120,000

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