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.

Cy Young

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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