Michael Young's 2,000th Hit: 3 Reasons He's the Face of the Rangers Franchise

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Michael Young's 2,000th Hit: 3 Reasons He's the Face of the Rangers Franchise
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Michael Young taking in a well-deserved standing ovation last night at Rangers' Ballpark in Arlington

On a night that saw game time temperatures well above 100 degrees, the heat certainly wasn't enough to keep the sellout crowd away. 

The final game of a three game series with the Cleveland Indians in Arlington, Texas, was all about the "Face of the Franchise" as he added yet another notch to his Major League belt.

Michael Young did something last night that no other Texas Ranger had ever accomplished: he collected his 2,000th career hit.

As the old adage states, no matter how the hit looks, it's "a line drive in the paper." And whether it be a home run, like Jeter's 3,000th hit, or a dribbler down the line, like Young's 2,000th, the only thing that really matters is that it's a hit—and one of historic proportions.

Here's a look at how Michael Young, the Texas Rangers' do-it-all utility man is truly, the "Face of the Franchise."

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