Definition of Cy Young Award in English:

Cy Young Award

Syllabification: Cy Young A·ward


An annual award to the outstanding pitcher in each of the major leagues.
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  • Gagne became the ninth relief pitcher to win a Cy Young Award, the first since Dennis Eckersley won it in 1992.
  • With Gibson, Koufax, and Seaver as contemporaries, it doesn't surprise me that Marichal never won a Cy Young Award.
  • His record also includes a 20-win season in 1989 and a Cy Young Award in 1986 when he led the Astros to a division title by pitching a no-hitter to clinch the division.


named in honor of Cy Young.

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