Rangers to retire Michael Young's No. 10 in late August


ARLINGTON — For the second time this summer a former Texas Ranger super star will have his number retired.

Michael Young, who played for the Rangers from 2000 to 2012, will have his No. 10 retired in an on-field ceremony that is slated to take place at 6:40 p.m. on August 31, prior to the start of Texas' game against Seattle, which has been pushed back to a 7:35 first pitch from Globe Life Park.

Adrian Beltre's No. 29 was retired on June 8.

Young's number will only be the fifth to be permanently moth balled in team history.

Young will join former players Nolan Ryan and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriquez, along with former Texas skipper Johnny Oates in an elite group

During his 13-year stint with the Rangers, Young was a seven-time All-Star.

According to Baseballreference.com, the Covina, Calif. native has a lifetime batting average of .300.

Young blasted 185 home runs and drove in 1,030 runs during his long career.

Defensively, he played third base, shortstop and second base.

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