Tampa Bay Rays History: Delmon Young Suspended Indefinitely

Delmon Young was a talented player with a temper he was unable to control. On this day in 2006, the mercurial Tampa Bay Rays prospect was banished indefinitely by the International League. The younger brother of Dmitri Young, Delmon Young was the top overall pick in the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft by the Tampa Bay […] Tampa Bay Rays History: Delmon Young Suspended Indefinitely - Rays...
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The Horrors of Home: Atlanta Braves Last Season at Turner Field

It is no secret that the rebuilding Braves are a struggling major-league team. However, they do have some young talent in the rotation, and a new stadium to look forward to. Brandon Magee wonders if the Atlanta Braves last season at Turner Field could be one of the worst home-field seasons in history. At the beginning of play on Wednesday, six different major league teams had won...
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May 13, 2016

The HOVG Podcast: Dmitri Young

This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen talk with former Major Leaguer, two-time All-Star Dmitri “Da Meathook” Young. Dmitri tells the boys about growing up a “Navy brat”, his extensive (and pricey) baseball card collection, ballpark food, his favorite baseball stadium to hit at and, finally, his obsession with WWE and professional wrestling. (Download The Hall of Very Good...
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April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

That Time Dmitri Young Showed Up During a WWE Pay-Per-View

Plenty of baseball players have shown their love of professional wrestling over the years. From Wade Boggs appearing alongside Curt Hennig to introduce the world to the “perfect swing” (Boggs would later induct Mr. Perfect into the WWE Hall of Fame) to Josh Reddick channeling Ultimate Warrior on live television. But did you know that only one active Major Leaguer ever appeared...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Randolph eager to start professional career

Cornelius Randolph has been compared to the likes of Tony Gwynn, Robinson Cano and Dmitri Young.
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young has lost a ton of weight

Dmitri Young was known to many as “Da Meat” or “Da Meat Hook” during his 14-year MLB career. If you saw him now, you might not understand why. Young looks like a completely different person from the one that played 50 games with the Washington Nationals in 2008. The 40-year-old visited some of his former […]
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dmitri Young looks like he’s half the man he use to be

Dmitri Young, former National (2007-08, '07 All-Star), is at GABP. He is literally half the man he used to be … — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 25, 2014 Former Tigers slugger Dmitri Young who was once close to 300 lbs. during his days in Major League Baseball looks to be half that size if not more. Once known as the “D’MeatHook”, Young...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dmitri Young shows off astounding weight loss

Ex-big leaguer Dmitri Young got a whole lot smaller, so much that he looks half the size he used to be. Young spent 13 seasons in the MLB, belting 171 home runs and hitting .292 for his career. He was even a two-time All-Star back in 2003 and 2008, and was always larger-than-life on the field. Young visited Great American Ball Park on Friday to catch a game between two of his former...
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young is skinny, and he wears a hat to remind you who he is (or was)

Who's that skinny guy with @CharlieSlowes? It's @DaMeathookYoung — Dave Jageler (@DaveJageler) July 25, 2014 Skinny Dmitri Young is skinnier than ever and so skinny that it’s hard to recognize him. He still has that gregarious personality, though — look at the hat he wears to help people realize it’s still Da Meat Hook. When people didn't recognize...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

I Didn’t Even Recognize Dmitri Young With Ickey Woods & Danny Graves

I just happened to come across this photo from Danny Graves at an early December Redsfest and was shocked to learn that’s Dmitri…
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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