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Cy Young Cy Young

Pitched for the Cleveland Indians 1890-1898 & 1909-11; St. Louis Cardinals 1899-1900; Boston Red Sox 1901-1908

Right handed pitcher had a career record of 511 wins and only 313 loses; a winning pct. of .620. Young started a record 816 games and completed an amazing 750 games. Struck out 2803 hitters and walked only 1217. Pitched on teams that won only .495 pct. of games when he did not pitch. Won 30 games; 5 times in a year; and had 20 wins or more - 16 times. Cy Young, Hall of Famer, threw 77 shutouts and pitched 7357 innings in 22 years.


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On July 4 1905 Rube Waddell of the Philadelphia Athletics defeated Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox 4-2 in a 20 inning game... both pitchers pitched complete games for their teams.

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