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Cy True "Cy" Young
Original name: Denton True Young
Birth: Mar. 29, 1867
Gilmore
Tuscarawas County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1955
Peoli
Tuscarawas County
Ohio, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born Denton True Young in Gilmore, Ohio, he was one of the most dominate pitchers of all time in baseball history. On August 6, 1890, he made his debut as a right handed pitcher for the Cleveland Spiders. For 22 seasons, he played for the Cleveland Spiders 1890 to 1898, St Louis Perfectos 1899 to 1900, Boston Red Sox 1901 to 1908, Cleveland Naps 1909 to 1910 and Boston Rustlers in 1911. He holds the record for All-Time pitching victories with 511, innings pitched with 7,355, and he pitched three no-hitters, plus one perfect game. He also won at least 30 games in a season five times, with ten seasons of 20 or more wins. He ended his career with 511 wins, 316 loss, 749 complete games, 76 shutouts, 17 saves, 2,803 strikeouts and a 2.63 earned run average. In 1937, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Cy Young Award which is presented to the best pitchers in both leagues each year is named in his honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  McKinzie Young (1843 - 1928)
  Nancy Mottmiller Young (1847 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Roba Miller Young (1871 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cy True Young (1867 - 1955)
  Jesse Carlton Young (1868 - 1937)*
  Ella L Young Ripley (1872 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Peoli Cemetery
Peoli
Tuscarawas County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.22744, -81.43553
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- R I P
 Added: Apr. 20, 2015
Happy Birthday. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Mar. 29, 2015

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