The Tallest Young & Baseball’s Tallest Pitchers

by Bill Chuck on February 21, 2013

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Chris Young on a minor-league contract with an invitation to their Spring Training.

Young is  6-foot-10 which prompts this Nine to Know.

  1. Anthony Young – 6-foot-2, pitcher
  2. Chris Young – 6-foot-2, outfielder
  3. Curt Young – 6-foot-1, pitcher
  4. Cy Young – 6-foot-2, pitcher
  5. Del Young – 5-foot-11, outfielder
  6. Delmon Young – 6-foot-3, outfielder
  7. Dmitri Young – 6-foot-2, outfielder/infielder
  8. Matt Young – 6-foot-3, pitcher
  9. Michael  Young – 6-foot-1, infielder

Baseball’s All-Time Tallest Pitchers

Rk Player Inches From To W L W-L% SV ERA Tm
1 Jon Rauch 83 2002 2012 42 38 .525 62 3.80 CHW-WSN-TOT-MIN-TOR-NYM
2 Chris Young 82 2004 2012 53 43 .552 0 3.79 TEX-SDP-NYM
3 Andrew Brackman 82 2011 2011 0 0 0 0.00 NYY
4 Randy Johnson 82 1988 2009 303 166 .646 2 3.29 MON-TOT-SEA-ARI-NYY-SFG
5 Andy Sisco 82 2005 2007 3 9 .250 1 5.18 KCR-CHW
6 Eric Hillman 82 1992 1994 4 14 .222 0 4.85 NYM
7 Jeff Niemann 81 2008 2012 40 26 .606 0 4.08 TBR
8 Mark Hendrickson 81 2002 2011 58 74 .439 1 5.03 TOR-TBD-TOT-LAD-FLA-BAL
9 Kameron Mickolio 81 2008 2011 0 3 .000 0 4.83 BAL-ARI
10 Terry Bross 81 1991 1993 0 0 0 3.00 NYM-SFG
11 Johnny Gee 81 1939 1946 7 12 .368 1 4.41 PIT-TOT-NYG
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Generated 2/21/2013.
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