BASEBALL LEGEND BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1867

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  Denton True "Cy" Young
(March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955)

Major League Baseball pitcher Cy Young played with five different
teams during his 22-year career (1890-1911). He was elected to the
National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937. Young completed 511 wins,
and still holds the Major League records for most career innings
pitched at 7,355, most career games started, 815, and most
completed games, 749. 

One year after Young’s death, the Cy Young Award was created
to honor the previous season’s best pitcher.The award is given
annually to honor the best pitchers in both the American League
and the National League teams

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2 Responses to “BASEBALL LEGEND BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1867”

  1. JOE COOK says:

    WE WILL NEVER SEE ANOTHER PITCHER LIKE CY
    YOUNG. HE WON 62.7% OF THE GAMES HE PITCHED. HE AVEREGED 23 WINS A YEAR AND
    FINISHED 82% OF THE GAME HE STARTED. I
    COULD GO ON BUT MY ARMS JUST GOT AWFULL TIRED!

  2. JOE COOK says:

    WOOPS! MAKE THAT 92% OF THE GAMES HE STARTED!

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