‘Wednesday’s Word Association’ – When I Hear The Name “Michael Young”, I Think Of…
Word Association, Noun.
Definition – the connection and production of other words in response to a given word, done spontaneously as a game, creative technique, or in a psychiatric evaluation.
Ex: Dog –> Bark
‘Wednesday’s Word Association’ – When I Hear The Name “Michael Young”, I Think…
With the recent retirement of Michael Young, it got me to thinking about his full career and how great of a teammate he was to anyone that played with him during his time with the Rangers, Phillies, or Dodgers.
Young was a fantastic hitter, and being such, he could have carried around a large ego and few would have complained. Instead, he put the team’s winning in front of his personal goals, and he often found himself being shifted from defensive position to defensive position to make room on the field for teammates that could also help.
In 1,817 total games, Young played 793 games at shortstop, 465 at 3B, 448 at 2B, and 111 at 1B. He was a 7-time All-Star and a 0-time complainer! A true PROFESSIONAL.
And now, When You Hear The Name “Michael Young”, You Think Of…