Robin Yount

Robin Yount

About Robin Yount

Robin R. Yount (nicknamed,'The Kid', and 'Rockin' Robin', born September 16, 1955) is an American former Major League Baseball shortstop and center fielder. He spent his entire 20-year baseball career with the Milwaukee Brewers. In 1999, Yount was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Yount was born in Danville, Illinois. During his youth, his family moved to southern California, where he attended William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills. Yount was the third pick overall in the June 1973 Major League Baseball Draft, one slot ahead of fellow Hall of Famer and 3,000 Hit Club member Dave Winfield. Yount made his major league debut the following April, at eighteen years old. After going hitless in his first four games, Yount hit a game-winning home run in his sixth. Yount is currently the last 18-year old to hit a home run in the Major Leagues (Ken Griffey Jr.

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