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Cy Young

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Birthday
29, 1867
Birthplace
Gilmore, OH
Death Date
Nov 4, 1955 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1867
Birthplace
Gilmore, OH
Death Date
Nov 4, 1955 (88)

About

Legendary 511-game winner who pitched three no-hitters throughout his career, including a perfect game on May 5, 1904. He had most of his success with the Cleveland Spiders and the Boston Americans and Red Sox. The season-ending award for the top pitcher in the AL and NL was named after him.

Before Fame

He quit school after sixth grade.

Trivia

He set the record for most career innings pitched with 7,356.

Family Life

He was born to Nancy Mottmiller and McKinzie Young Jr. He married Robba Miller in November 1892.

Associated With

Fernando Valenzuela won the prestigious Cy Young award in 1981 as a rookie.