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Cy Young throwing a baseball, 1908.
Look at Cy's wind up!

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Baseball Great Cy Young Pitched His First Professional Game
August 6, 1890

And here's the pitch. Steee-rike three! You're out!

Fans of the Cleveland Spiders from 1890 to 1901 heard that cry often when their talented pitcher, the great Cy Young, was on the mound. Young pitched his first professional game on August 6, 1890, leading his team to a win against the Chicago White Sox. That was the beginning of a great baseball career.

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