Chris Young
Christopher Brandon Young
 
 
Born: September 5, 1983 in Houston, TX
30 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'2" Wt: 200
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 2001 - (Round 16)
- High School: Bellaire (Bellaire, TX)
- Hall of Fame Chance: 0% (using Bill James' "Favorite Toy")

Comparison

Comparison
Center Fielders
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Ken Griffey
1989 - 2010
CF
83.7
 
83.8
1.3
0.0
1.5
2 Carlos Beltran
1998 - 2014
CF
66.8
 
60.7
6.1
0.0
0.1
3 Andruw Jones
1996 - 2012
CF
62.7
 
39.1
24.1
0.0
0.6
4 Jim Edmonds
1993 - 2010
CF
60.3
 
56.7
5.9
0.0
2.3
5 Johnny Damon
1995 - 2012
CF
56.3
 
55.6
-3.2
0.0
-3.8
6 Torii Hunter
1997 - 2014
CF
49.0
 
44.2
5.5
0.0
0.6
7 Mike Cameron
1995 - 2011
CF
46.4
 
39.4
9.7
0.0
2.7
8 Curtis Granderson
2004 - 2014
CF
36.4
 
33.5
4.8
0.0
1.9
9 Darin Erstad
1996 - 2009
CF
32.4
 
18.0
10.3
0.0
-4.2
10 Andrew McCutchen
2009 - 2014
CF
31.2
 
33.0
-0.3
0.0
1.4
11 Shane Victorino
2003 - 2014
CF
30.7
 
23.0
7.2
0.0
-0.5
12 Coco Crisp
2002 - 2014
CF
30.6
 
26.3
5.6
0.0
1.3
13 Vernon Wells
1999 - 2013
CF
28.6
 
30.9
-1.0
0.0
1.4
14 Josh Hamilton
2007 - 2014
CF
27.7
 
28.4
-2.8
0.0
-2.0
15 Randy Winn
1998 - 2010
CF
27.6
 
24.3
0.2
0.0
-3.2
16 Grady Sizemore
2004 - 2014
CF
27.4
 
28.2
0.7
0.0
1.6
17 Mike Trout
2011 - 2014
CF
26.3
 
25.0
1.4
0.0
0.1
18 Marlon Byrd
2002 - 2014
CF
23.4
PEDs
 
21.4
1.3
0.0
-0.7
19 Jacoby Ellsbury
2007 - 2014
CF
23.4
 
20.9
3.7
0.0
1.2
20 David DeJesus
2003 - 2014
CF
22.9
 
23.2
-2.1
0.0
-1.9
21 Adam Jones
2006 - 2014
CF
22.4
 
23.8
0.8
0.0
2.3
22 Michael Bourn
2006 - 2014
CF
22.1
 
14.7
8.8
0.0
1.4
23 Denard Span
2008 - 2014
CF
21.6
 
17.0
5.4
0.0
0.8
24 Mark Kotsay
1997 - 2013
CF
21.4
 
17.2
2.5
0.0
-1.7
25 Carlos Gomez
2007 - 2014
CF
20.8
 
11.2
10.9
0.0
1.3
26 Austin Jackson
2010 - 2014
CF
20.8
 
15.2
7.3
0.0
1.7
27 Aaron Rowand
2001 - 2011
CF
20.7
 
17.2
4.7
0.0
1.3
28 Matt Kemp
2006 - 2014
CF
18.6
 
27.5
-8.5
0.0
0.4
29 Angel Pagan
2006 - 2014
CF
18.0
 
15.8
2.2
0.0
0.1
30 Juan Pierre
2000 - 2013
CF
16.8
 
18.2
-2.5
0.0
-1.0
31 Milton Bradley
2000 - 2011
CF
16.7
 
17.6
-3.0
0.0
-2.0
32 Franklin Gutierrez
2005 - 2013
CF
15.5
 
8.2
7.4
0.0
0.0
33 Jay Payton
1998 - 2010
CF
15.4
 
10.4
3.5
0.0
-1.5
34 Chris Young
2006 - 2014
CF
14.6
 
11.0
4.5
0.0
1.0
35 Gary Matthews
1999 - 2010
CF
14.2
PEDi
 
12.2
1.5
0.0
-0.5
36 Cody Ross
2003 - 2014
CF
13.8
 
10.6
0.5
0.0
-2.7
37 B.J. Upton
2004 - 2014
CF
13.3
 
19.8
-3.9
0.0
2.6
38 Colby Rasmus
2009 - 2014
CF
12.4
 
11.6
2.2
0.0
1.4
39 Desmond Jennings
2010 - 2014
CF
12.1
 
10.2
1.8
0.0
-0.1
40 Dexter Fowler
2008 - 2014
CF
10.9
 
14.6
-2.6
0.0
1.2
41 Rocco Baldelli
2003 - 2010
CF
10.2
 
8.7
1.6
0.0
0.1
42 Lorenzo Cain
2010 - 2014
CF
9.9
 
3.6
6.5
0.0
0.2
43 Corey Patterson
2000 - 2011
CF
9.6
 
6.6
3.9
0.0
1.0
44 Jon Jay
2010 - 2014
CF
9.5
 
9.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
45 Peter Bourjos
2010 - 2014
CF
9.4
 
5.3
4.9
0.0
0.8
46 Rajai Davis
2006 - 2014
CF
9.0
 
8.6
-0.6
0.0
-1.0
47 Craig Gentry
2009 - 2014
CF
8.9
 
4.3
4.9
-0.1
0.2
48 Cameron Maybin
2007 - 2014
CF
8.9
 
6.1
3.5
0.0
0.7
49 Gabe Kapler
1998 - 2010
CF
8.8
 
8.5
-1.1
0.0
-1.5
50 Ryan Freel
2001 - 2009
CF
8.7
 
5.7
2.9
0.0
-0.2
 
  Chris Young
2006 - 2014
CF
14.6
 
11.0
4.5
0.0
1.0
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