Sai Young is an American baseball player, was born in Gilmore, Ohio.
In the biography of Cy Young, the first games took place for the Canton League club Tri-State. After he played for the Cleveland Spiders national league. And from 1899 to 1900 the athlete was a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of the national league, then the Boston Red Sox, from 1901 to 1908 – the American League’s “Samersets and Puritans”, the Cleveland Naps, the Boston Pilgrim of the national league.
In 22 years in the main league baseball he participated in 906 games. Young was known for his excellent leadership, the ability to hold a slugger. The athlete still holds the record for the largest number of games won, including 76 lockouts, playing 3 times dry.
In 1904, he played an excellent game in the American League – no batterer of the opposing team could get to the first base. At the age of 44 he left active games. And in 1937 he was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Every year, starting in 1967, the best pitcher in the main league receives the prize of Cy Young. From 1956 to 1966, one prize was given to both leagues.