But during a visit to the Nationals-Reds game in Cincinnati on Friday, Young showed he's no longer a heavy hitter. Young, who last played in 2008, was unrecognizable, having lost more than 100 pounds, according to For The Win.
"Da Meathook," as he was known, wore a cap with a familiar bearded image of himself, just in case people wondered who he was.
When people didn't recognize the skinny Dmitri Young, he pointed to his hat. It was awesome. pic.twitter.com/9tYGMnAyZX
— James Wagner (@JamesWagnerWP) July 25, 2014
How Young slimmed down is no secret. “Diet and exercise,” he told The Washington Post in 2011, when he was well into his transformation. “As funny as that sounds, it’s true."
Check out the before and after right here:
— shimmytweet (@shimmytweet) 27 Juillet 2014
(H/T to Big League Stew)