Cy Young

1867 - 1955

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Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. Born in Gilmore, Ohio, he worked on his family's farm as a youth before starting his professional baseball career. Young entered the major leagues in 1890 with the National League's Cleveland Spiders and pitched for them until 1898. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cy Young has received more than 1,596,411 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Cy Young is the 7th most popular baseball player (down from 6th in 2019), the 2,871st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,285th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Cy Young ranks 7 out of 70Before him are Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, and Hank Aaron. After him are Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, and Ichiro Suzuki.

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Among people born in 1867, Cy Young ranks 69Before him are Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Hiranuma Kiichirō, Yevgeny Miller, Prince Henri of Orléans, Louise, Princess Royal, and Jean-Baptiste Charcot. After him are Marie Krøyer, Phan Bội Châu, Konstantin Balmont, Nilo Peçanha, Patriarch Sergius of Moscow, and Léon Daudet. Among people deceased in 1955, Cy Young ranks 61Before him are Hubert Cecil Booth, Ivan Šubašić, Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein, Adolfo de la Huerta, Jim Corbett, and Alfréd Hajós. After him are Antanas Merkys, Erich Brandenberger, Holger Nielsen, Louis Lachenal, Konstantin Hierl, and Edward Kasner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cy Young ranks 2,871 out of 15,968Before him are Judy Chicago (1939), Alan Menken (1949), Charles Bachman (1924), Marty Friedman (1962), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), and Erin Brockovich (1960). After him are Melissa McCarthy (1970), Harlan Coben (1962), Tom Petty (1950), Paul Castellano (1915), Fred Niblo (1874), and Taylor Hackford (1944).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Cy Young ranks 6Before him are Babe Ruth (1895), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Jackie Robinson (1919), Lou Gehrig (1903), and Hank Aaron (1934). After him are Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Sandy Koufax (1935).