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Cy Young

Cy Young, iconic baseball legend, etched his name in sports history with his record-breaking 511 career wins.

Denton True “Cy” Young was born on March 29, 1867 in Gilmore, Ohio.  Cy Young played from 1890 to 1911, and his “Cy” nickname came from his fastball which was said to be like a cyclone.

Cy Young’s accomplishments speak to his unparalleled skills on the mound. He holds the record for the most career wins by a pitcher in Major League Baseball history, with an astonishing 511 victories. His consistency and longevity solidified his place as one of the greatest pitchers ever. Young was not only known for his impressive statistics but also for his sportsmanship and dedication to the sport, making him a beloved figure throughout baseball history.

The annual Cy Young Award is testament to his contributions, and is given to the best pitchers in the American and National Leagues.  The Cy Young Award serves as a lasting tribute to his legacy in the world of baseball. Cy Young lives on through his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and he continues to be an inspiration to aspiring pitchers and fans of the game.

Denton True "Cy" Young



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