For the 1927 player see Charles Young
DOB: 7 December 1877
Died: 31 March 1949
From: Brighton Park/Brighton
"Nipper" Young was a fine centreman who good pace and ball handling ability, Young was in the middle when the Fuschias shocked the football world by winning the 1900 Grand Final against Fitzroy. That year he also played for a VFL combined side against Ballarat.
Young was the first man to play 100 games for Melbourne. His VFL career came to an end after the 1904 season when he moved to Adelaide.