Definition of Cy Young Award in English:

Cy Young Award


  • An annual award to the outstanding pitcher in each of the major leagues.

    ‘Gagne became the ninth relief pitcher to win a Cy Young Award, the first since Dennis Eckersley won it in 1992.’
    • ‘With Gibson, Koufax, and Seaver as contemporaries, it doesn't surprise me that Marichal never won a Cy Young Award.’
    • ‘His record also includes a 20-win season in 1989 and a Cy Young Award in 1986 when he led the Astros to a division title by pitching a no-hitter to clinch the division.’
    • ‘McLain continued to pitch well in 1969, sharing the Cy Young Award with Baltimore's Mike Cuellar.’
    • ‘Mike Marshall, of course, won the 1974 National League Cy Young Award with the Los Angeles Dodgers.’


Named in honor of Cy Young.