13 Facts About Cy Young Awards

1. Cy Young Awards threw the first pitch of the modern World Series in 1903, eventually helping the Red Sox knock off the Pittsburgh Pirates in eight games.

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2. Cy Young Awards retired after the 1911 season with 511 career wins.

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3. Cy Young Awards was traded back to Cleveland before the 1909 season, this time to the Cleveland Naps of the American League.

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4. In 1901, Cy Young Awards left St Louis and joined the American League's Boston Americans for a $3,500 contract.

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5. On September 18, 1897, Cy Young Awards pitched the first no-hitter of his career in a game against the Cincinnati Reds.

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6. In 1890, Cy Young Awards signed for $500 with the Cleveland Spiders, which had moved up from the American Association to the National League the previous year.

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7. Cy Young Awards began his professional career in 1889 with the Canton, Ohio team of the Tri-State League, a professional minor league.

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8. Cy Young Awards stopped going to school after he finished 6th grade.

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9. Cy Young Awards went by the name "Dent Cy Young Awards" in his early years.

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10. Cy Young Awards was born in Gilmore, Ohio, a farming community in eastern Ohio.

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11. Cy Young Awards had 76 career shutouts, the fourth most in history.

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12. Cy Young Awards was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939.

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13. Denton True "Cy" Cy Young Awards was an American baseball player who was a pitcher for five different professional baseball teams from 1890 to 1911.

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