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What year did Cy Young play baseball?


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Answered 2007-08-24 04:53:24

He played from the years 1890-1911

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Cy Young played 22 years in the Major Leagues from 1890 - 1911.

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The Cy Young Award is the Baseball award for the best pitcher in each league. It is named after Cy Young, arguably the greatest pitcher of all time.

1956 was the first year for the Cy Young Award.

Cy Young was a pitcher that won 511 games. He did play first base 5 times in his career.

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Cy Young was Born on March 29, 1867 in Gilmore, OH. He made his Major League debut on August 6, 1890 for the Cleveland Spiders. Cy Young pitched 22 seasons, won 511 games, had a career ERA of 2.63. and never won the Cy Young Award. Cy Young was Inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame in 1937. On November 4, 1955 in Newcomerstown, OH Cy Young past away. The Cy Young Award was named in his honor the following year.

Cy Young was born March 29, 1867, in Gilmore, OH, USA.

Cy Young died November 4, 1955, in Newcomerstown, OH, USA.

He played baseball from 1890-1911.

The first Cy Young Award was given out in 1956, in honor of Cy Young who passed away the year before. One Award was given out to the best pitcher in the Major Leagues until 1967 when a one winner was chosen in each the American, and National league. The Cy Young award is voted on by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Because Cy Young had never won a Cy Young award we can rule out that the baseball was signed by him. That narrows the list down to about 60 or more pitchers to find a value of a Cy Young award winner that signed the baseball. From the first Cy Young award winner Don Newcombe (1956) to the last two winners, Tim Lincecum, and Cliff Lee (2008) the baseball could be worth anywhere from $25. - $150. or more. To give you a more accurate value you must name the Cy Young award winner that signed the baseball.

Dwight Gooden won the 1985 National League Cy Young Award, and Bret Saberhagen won the 1985 American League Cy Young Award.

The 1990 National League Cy Young Award winner was Doug Drabek The 1990 American League Cy Young Award winner was Bob Welch

Denton True "Cy" Young, the best pitcher in Baseball history. "Cy" was his nickname. It came from a tryout he had with a Canton minor league team. The manager said he was "As fast as a Cyclone". Cyclone was eventually shortened to Cy. and thus a baseball legend was born.

22 Cy Young's MLB career spanned 1890-1911.

Steve Calton was 27 year of age when he won the 1972 Cy Young Award.

Cy Young died of Heart Failure.

Cy Young debuted on August 6, 1890, playing for the Cleveland Spiders at National League Park; he played his final game on October 6, 1911, playing for the Boston Rustlers at South End Grounds III.

Don Newcombe of the Brooklyn Dodgers won Rookie of the Year in 1949 and both the MVP and Cy Young awards in 1956.

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