Kevin Youkilis

Baseball Player
Born Mar 15, 1979

Kevin Edmund Youkilis, also known as "Youk", is an American professional baseball player with the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 2001, after playing college baseball at the University of Cincinnati. Known for his ability to get on base, Youkilis was nicknamed "Euclis: The Greek God of Walks" in the best-selling book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kevin Youkilis.


1979 Birth Born on March 15, 1979.


1994 15 Years Old He attended Sycamore High School in the northeastern suburbs of Cincinnati, where he played third base, shortstop, first base, and the outfield for the school team which won the Amateur Athletic Union National Championship in 1994, and he was the only player to homer off his future Red Sox teammate Aaron Cook in high school.
1997 18 Years Old When he graduated from high school in 1997, Youkilis weighed about 227 pounds and was 6' 1". … Read More
1998 19 Years Old While majoring in finance, Youkilis excelled as a player for the Cincinnati Bearcats from 1998 to 2001. "I take no credit", said Cleary. "He coaches himself. … Read More


2000 - 2001 4 More Events
In 2002, Youkilis appeared in 15 games for Augusta, in 76 games for the Sarasota Sox (40 of them at first base), and in 44 games for the Trenton Thunder. … Read More
In 2003, Youkilis started the season with the Portland Sea Dogs. … Read More
In 2004, he appeared in 32 games for Pawtucket, hitting .258 with three home runs, and a .347 on-base percentage, before being called up to the Red Sox on May 15. … Read More
While virtually nobody else knew it, Youkilis broke his toe during spring training in 2005, and was back playing again in a matter of days. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old Also in 2006 he played in the outfield for the first time in his professional career, 18 games in left field. … Read More
Youkilis had a career-high 23-game hitting streak starting on May 5, 2007, and ending on June 2, 2007, in which he hit .426 (43–101) with 13 doubles, 6 HRs, 21 RBIs, and a .468 OBP. … Read More
…  He is also a three-time MLB All-Star, two-time World Series Champion, and winner of the 2008 Hank Aaron Award. … Read More


Youkilis signed a four-year, $41.25 million contract with the Red Sox on January 15, 2009. … Read More
2010 - 2011 4 More Events
In February 2012, the Boston Herald reported that Youkilis was engaged to Julie Brady, the sister of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. … Read More
Youkilis was diagnosed with a back strain when the 2013 season began and was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 30, 2013.
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