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Denton True (Cy) Young, between 1908 and 1925.
Denton True Young, the Cyclone, leaves behind a great pitching legacy

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

Born Denton True Young in Gilmore, Ohio, on March 29, 1867, Young earned his nickname when a bystander observed that he could throw the ball with the force of a cyclone. He was known as Cy from that moment on. Begun in 1956, the Cy Young Award is given each year to the best pitcher in both the American and National leagues. Do you know which pitchers won the Cy Young award last season?
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