Cy Young

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Cy Young

Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was one of the best-known pitchers in baseball history. The "Cy Young award" is named after him, and is the prize for the best pitcher at the end of each baseball season.

Sourced quotes

  • "A pitcher's got to be good and he's got to be lucky to get a no hit game."[1]    
Simple: A pitcher needs to be both good and lucky to pitch a game where his opponent does not get any hits.
  • "Gosh, all a kid has to do these days is spit straight and he gets forty-thousand dollars to sign."[2]    
Simple: All a kid needs to do is spit staight and he will be paid 40,000 dollars to play for a team.


  1. Impossible Dreams, Google Books.
  2. Cy Young Quotes,

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