The Phillies recently signed former Detroit Tigers outfielder and DH Delmon Young to a one-year contract for $750,000. It looks like Young, who was last year’s ALCS MVP, will likely be the Phillies go-to Right Fielder this season. And now, here are the three fun little facts you need to know about Delmon Young:
>>> Delmon Young can nearly double his salary this year by not getting fat.
>>> Delmon Young may or may not totally be an anti-Semite.
>>> Delmon Young hit .267 with 27 doubles, 18 homers and 74 RBIs for Detroit last season. The rest of his career numbers can be seen here.
[Fun, Photoshopped image of Young in a Phils uni via ESPN]