Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Former Mets Hurler Young Has 'Inoperable' Brain Tumor

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Former Mets Hurler Young Has 'Inoperable' Brain Tumor

Article excerpt

The Mets' family was dealt jarring news on Monday when it was learned former pitcher Anthony Young has an inoperable brain tumor. A source told The Record doctors are unsure of a malignancy, but because of where the tumor is located, are unable to reach it.

Young, who played for the Mets between 1991-93, will be admitted to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas for treatment. The right-hander was recently an instructor at the Mets' fantasy camp in Port St. Lucie, where he revealed his illness to campers. A collection was taken up for impending medical expenses.

A friend of the pitcher was told by Young the prognosis, "doesn't look good."

AY, as he was known during his tenure at Shea, lost 27 consecutive decisions between May 1992 and July 1993, the longest streak in major league history. …

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