Cy Young

1867 - 1955

Cy Young

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 1,227,880 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,181st most popular baseball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among baseball players, Cy Young ranks 6 out of 36Before him are Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, and Sadaharu Oh. After him are Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, and Yogi Berra.

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Among people born in 1867, Cy Young ranks 58Before him are Carl Laemmle, Julien Benda, Adam Stefan Sapieha, Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Arthur Rackham, and Henry L. Stimson. After him are Jean-Baptiste Charcot, Sundance Kid, Marie Krøyer, Yevgeny Miller, Louise, Princess Royal, and Hiranuma Kiichirō. Among people deceased in 1955, Cy Young ranks 50Before him are Nicolas de Staël, Henri Delaunay, Manuel Ávila Camacho, Robert W. Wood, Louis Lachenal, and Kim Seong-su. After him are Ivan Šubašić, Archie Hahn, Arthur Tansley, Eugène Joseph Delporte, Adolfo de la Huerta, and Jim Corbett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cy Young ranks 2,285 out of 12,171Before him are Henrietta Lacks (1920), Stacy Keach (1941), Suzanne Collins (1962), Joe Pass (1929), James W. Christy (1938), and John Cusack (1966). After him are Alicia Rhett (1915), Gordon Cooper (1927), R. Kelly (1967), The Undertaker (1965), Lee Hazlewood (1929), and Milton L. Humason (1891).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Cy Young ranks 5Before him are Joe DiMaggio (1914), Babe Ruth (1895), Jackie Robinson (1919), and Lou Gehrig (1903). After him are Hank Aaron (1934), Ty Cobb (1886), Mickey Mantle (1931), Ted Williams (1918), Yogi Berra (1925), Sandy Koufax (1935), and Willie Mays (1931).

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