Baseball 69: Robin Yount

Maybe you have heard the story of Larry Yount. He was a fifth-round pick of the Houston Astros in 1968 as an 18-year-old right-handed pitcher with good stuff. In his second year, pitching in rookie ball and Class A, he went 100 innings, gave up just 71 hits, struck out 88 and had a 2.27 ERA. It was good enough to get him a spring training invitation fro…

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