Babe Young
Norman Robert Young
 
 
Born: July 1, 1915 in Astoria, NY
Died: December 25, 1983 - 68 years old
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'2" Wt: 185
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Served in the Coast Guard during World War II
- High School: George Washington (New York, NY)
- College/Univ: Fordham University (1933-1936)

Transactions

Date        
WAR
Transaction
6
7
1947
31.9
Traded
NY1
CIN
9.6
1.7
1.8
7
26
1948
33.1
Traded
CIN
SLN
11.4
-0.1
-0.1
10
4
1948
33.3
Released
SLN
11.3
0.0
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com



Trades


6 / 7 / 1947
Traded to Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati Reds Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
NY1
31.9
9.6
1.7
1.8
1.6
Totals      
9.6
1.7
1.8
1.6
New York Giants Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
CIN
36.6
8.8
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
Totals      
8.8
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.1
1.7
1.8
 
-0.1
1.6
1.7
1.7
-0.1
-1.8
 
1.6
-0.1
-1.7


7 / 26 / 1948
Traded to St. Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
SLN
31.7
6.5
0.3
0.3
-0.5
Totals      
6.5
0.3
0.3
-0.5
St. Louis Cardinals Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
CIN
33.1
11.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
Totals      
11.4
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.1
0.3
0.4
 
-0.1
-0.5
-0.4
0.3
-0.1
-0.4
 
-0.5
-0.1
0.4


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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James