Young, Cy, 1867-1955

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Denton True Young was nicknamed "Cy," which was short for Cyclone, in reference to the whirlwind force of pitching. Young pitched for the Cleveland Spiders of the National League (1890-1898), St. Louis of the National League (1899-1900, known as Perfectos 1899, then Cardinals 1900- ), Boston of the American League (1901-1908, 1907 as player-manager, known as Somersets 1901-1902, Pilgrims 1903-1906, then Red Sox 1907- ), Cleveland Naps of the American League (1909-1911), and the Boston Rustlers of the National League (1911). He was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937 and inducted at the first ceremony in 1939.

From the description of Cy Young scrapbooks: scrapbooks, 1894-1931 1894-1903. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 164583045

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referencedIn [Player file : Young, Denton True, 1890- / compiled by the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, N.Y.]. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Sports Card Album Col 14379., Circa 1880-circa 1920 (bulk 1909-1913) Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas
creatorOf Young, Cy, 1867-1955. Cy Young scrapbooks: scrapbooks, 1894-1931 1894-1903. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Williams, Frank. Player records : photocopy, 1997-1999 / compiled by Frank Williams. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn National Baseball Hall of Fame Scrapbook : scrapbook, 1952-1955. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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Birth 1867-03-29

Death 1955-11-04

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