Cy Young
FameRank: 10

"MLB Records"

* 511 career wins

* 7,356 innings pitched

* 815 career games started

* 749 career complete games

* 25 consecutive hitless innings pitched

/hofdate=Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, 1937/1937



"Denton True" ""Cy"" "Young" (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. During his 21-year baseball career (1890–1911), he pitched for five different teams. Young established numerous pitching records, some of which have stood for a century. Young compiled 511 Win (baseball)/wins, which is List of Major League Baseball leaders in career wins/most in Major League history and 94 ahead of Walter Johnson who is second on the list. Young was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937.

One year after Young's death, the Cy Young Award was created to honor the previous season's best pitcher.

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