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 Ross Middlebrook Youngs

Ross Middlebrook Youngs

Birth
Shiner, Lavaca County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Oct 1927 (aged 30)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 3, Lot 89, Grave 3&4
Memorial ID 9199 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major Leage Baseball Player. Stocky, hardhitting, hard-running, hard-sliding right fielder of the champion Giants of the 1920's. Aggressive and consistent, he was called "the greatest outfielder I ever saw" by his manager, John McGraw. He hit over .300 seven straight seasons in compiling a career figure of .322; and he led N.L. outfielders in assists on three occasions. He was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972 by the Veterans Committee.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ross Middlebrook Youngs (10 Apr 1897–22 Oct 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9199, citing Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .