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Juan Carlo/Ventura County StarBy Josh DhaniFounderDmitri Young
hasn't played in the league since 2008, when he last played with the Washington Nationals.
There was also news recently that he wanted to make a comeback to the MLB. However, still retired and recently losing a whopping 70 pounds, Young was caught up with Yahoo! Sports Steve Henson.
And boy, the news is interesting.
Apparently, Young is like many baseball fans in that he collects baseball cards. However, his collection is very valuable. In fact, it's legendary.
One of the cards he owns is a 1954 Hank Aaron
rookie card. There's only been two made of that and the former National owns one of them!
"What can I say, I'm the nerd," he said.
You can take a look at Young's amazing collection here
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