6-2, 210lb (188cm, 95kg)
March 29, 1867
in Gilmore, OH
November 4, 1955
in Newcomerstown, OH
Peoli Cemetery, Peoli, OH
August 6, 1890
1,519th in MLB history)
October 6, 1911
vs. BRO 6.1 IP, 11 H, 3 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER, L
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1937.
(Voted by BBWAA on 153/201 ballots)
Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Cy Young's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1890 season
Full Name: Denton True Young
View Player Bio
from the SABR BioProject
Minor & Independent Lg Stats
Pitching Game Logs
Batting Game Logs
Fielding Game Logs
Pitching Finders & Advanced Stats
Batting Finders & Advanced Stats
Fielding Finders & Advanced Stats
More Cy Young Pages at Baseball Reference
Cy Young Overview
Every Sports Reference Social Media Account
Site Last Updated: Sunday, December 8, 4:12PM
Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction?
Are you a Stathead, too? Subscribe to our Newsletter
This Week in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change
Do you have a sports website? Or write about sports? We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Find out more.
All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. We present them here for purely educational purposes.
Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos.
Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net.
Copyright © 2000-2019 Sports Reference LLC. All rights reserved.
Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.
Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of InsideTheBook.com, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball.
Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith.
Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports.
Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2019.
Some high school data is courtesy David McWater.
Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Many thanks to him. All images are property the copyright holder and are displayed here for informational purposes only.