Cy Young Award

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The Cy Young Award is given annually to the best pitchers in major league baseball. The first awards were given to the best pitcher in the major leagues; in 1967, the practice began of honoring one pitcher in each league.

The award is named after Cy Young, the Hall of Fame pitcher.

List of Cy Young Award winners:

Major Leagues Combined
1956Don Newcombe, Brooklyn Dodgers (NL)
1957 Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves (NL)
1958 Bob Turley, New York Yankees (AL)
1959 Early Wynn, Chicago White Sox (AL)
1960 Vern Law, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL)
1961 Whitey Ford, New York Yankees (AL)
1962 Don Drysdale, Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
1963 Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
1964 Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels (AL)
1965 Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
1966 Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
National LeagueAmerican League
1967Mike McCormick, San Francisco GiantsJim Lonborg, Boston Red Sox
1968Bob Gibson, Saint Louis CardinalsDenny McLain, Detroit Tigers
1969Tom Seaver, New York MetsMike Cuellar, Baltimore Orioles,
Denny McLain, Detroit Tigers
1970Bob Gibson, Saint Louis CardinalsJim Perry, Minnesota Twins
1971Fergie Jenkins, Chicago CubsVida Blue, Oakland As
1972Steve Carlton, Philadelphia PhilliesGaylord Perry, Cleveland Indians
1973Tom Seaver, New York MetsJim Palmer, Baltimore Orioles
1974Mike Marshall, Los Angeles DodgersCatfish Hunter, Oakland As
1975Tom Seaver, New York MetsJim Palmer, Baltimore Orioles
1976Randy Jones, San Diego PadresJim Palmer, Baltimore Orioles
1977Steve Carlton, Philadelphia PhilliesSparky Lyle, New York Yankees
1978Gaylord Perry, San Diego PadresRon Guidry, New York Yankees
1979Bruce Sutter, Chicago CubsMike Flanagan, Baltimore Orioles
1980Steve Carlton, Philadelphia PhilliesSteve Stone, Baltimore Orioles
1981Fernando Valenzuela, Los Angeles DodgersRollie Fingers, Milwaukee Brewers
1982Steve Carlton, Philadelphia PhilliesPete Vuckovich, Milwaukee Brewers
1983John Denny, Philadelphia PhilliesLa Marr Hoyt, Chicago White Sox
1984Rick Sutcliffe, Chicago CubsWillie Hernandez, Detroit Tigers
1985Dwight Gooden, New York MetsBret Saberhagen, Kansas City Royals
1986Mike Scott, Houston AstrosRoger Clemens, Boston Red Sox
1987Steve Bedrosian, Philadelphia PhilliesRoger Clemens, Boston Red Sox
1988Orel Hershiser, Los Angeles DodgersFrank Viola, Minnesota Twins
1989Mark Davis, San Diego PadresBret Saberhagen, Kansas City Royals
1990Doug Drabek, Pittsburgh PiratesBob Welch, Oakland As
1991Tom Glavine, Atlanta BravesRoger Clemens, Boston Red Sox
1992Greg Maddux, Chicago CubsDennis Eckersley, Oakland As
1993Greg Maddux, Atlanta BravesJack McDowell, Chicago White Sox
1994Greg Maddux, Atlanta BravesDavid Cone, Kansas City Royals
1995Greg Maddux, Atlanta BravesRandy Johnson, Seattle Mariners
1996John Smoltz, Atlanta BravesPat Hentgen, Toronto Blue Jays
1997Pedro Martinez, Montreal ExposRoger Clemens, Toronto Blue Jays
1998Tom Glavine, Atlanta BravesRoger Clemens, Toronto Blue Jays
1999Randy Johnson, Arizona DiamondbacksPedro Martinez, Boston Red Sox
2000Randy Johnson, Arizona DiamondbacksPedro Martinez, Boston Red Sox
2001Randy Johnson, Arizona DiamondbacksRoger Clemens, New York Yankees