Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 25 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Steve Carlton and Gaylord Perry. Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Gaylord Perry of the Cleveland Indians, both won the Cy Young award in 1972. Gaylord Perry led the AL in wins, along with Wilbur Wood, with 24. Steve Carlton won the Pitcher's Triple Crown in 1972, when he led the NL in wins with 21 wins, a 1.97 ERA, and 310 strikeouts.
Only one winner was selected. After 1966, one winner was chosen from each league, American and National. The first winner of the Cy Young Award was Don Newcombe of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1956.
|Young's number of victories had stood throughout the entire 20th century. How many wins did he have?||All About Cy Young
511. Cy Young's record for wins (511) has stood since 1903, even entering the 2003 season.
1955. Cy Young died in 1955, at the age of 88.
1937. Cy Young was one of five members inducted in 1937, in the 2nd year of Hall of Fame inductees. Cy Young recieved 76.1% of the 201 votes cast.
1911. Young's final win was on September 22, 1911, when he and his team defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 1 - 0.
1890. Cy Young began his career in 1890 with the Cleveland Spiders.
751. Cy Young pitched in 906 games, but only completed 751 of those games. These complete games put him first on the all-time list, 110 above the second place pitcher, Pud Galvin. These stats were throughout the 20th century.
5 . Cy Young played for The Cleveland Spiders, St. Louis Perfectors, Boston Americans & Boston Pilgrims(same team), Cleveland Naps, and Boston Beaneaters.
2803. Though one of the greatest pitchers, Cy Young is not amongst the top 10 in strikeouts.
76. Young is 4th in career shutouts, behind Walter Johnson (110), Pete Alexander (90), and Christy Mathewson (79), in the 20th century.
511-316. Cy Young finished 511-316 in his career, his 511 wins are the most by any other pitcher, and 95 more than Walter Johnson, the pitcher ranked 2nd in the 20th century.
Yes. On May 5, 1904, Cy Young pitched the first perfect game of the 20th century against the Philadelphia Athletics, the second no hitter of his career.
Denton True Young. Denton True Young got his nickname in the minors, after he threw a wild pitch that tore a couple of wooden planks loose from the grandstand. An observer said the park looked like a cyclone hit it, and from then on, box scores listed him as Cyclone Young.
Pitcher. Cy Young was in fact a pitcher, who led baseball during the 20th century, in four of the nine major pitching cateogories all time, Wins, Innings Pitched, Games Started, and Complete Games.
|Did Young get into the Hall of Fame?||Cy Young
t. Cy Young was inducted in 1937.
|How many strikeouts did Cy Young have in his career?||Cy Young
2,803. He had only 2,803 in his career. His career high was 210 in 1905.
|Did Cy ever pitch in the World Series?||Cy Young
true. He compiled a 2-1 mark in the first ever World Series.
|How many complete games did Cy have in 1892?||Cy Young
48. This was Cy's career high in complete games for a season.
|How many losses did Cy Young have in his career?||Cy Young
315. Cy went 511-315 in his 22 year career.
|How many teams did Cy Young play for in his career?||Cy Young
5. He played for the Cleveland Spiders, St.Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Naps, and the Boston Rustlers.
|How many times did Cy win 30 games in his career?||Cy Young
5. Cy Young won 30 games five times in his career. His personal best was 36 1892.
Pitcher. Cy Young was a pitcher and he holds a few records at that position still today.
|How many seasons did Young play?||Cy Young
22. Young played from 1890 to 1911.
1867. Cy Young was born on March 29,1867 in Gilmore, Ohio.