Friday, November 20, 2009

Tim Lincecum Wins NL Cy Young Award!

Congratulations to Tim Lincecum!

2009 National League Cy Young Award

Back-To-Back

San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum became the 8th pitcher in Major League history to win back-to-back Cy Young Awards.

A look back--

Sandy Koufax

1965 - (26-8, 2.04 ERA, 382 K)
1966 - (27-9, 1.73 ERA, 317 K)


Denny McLain

1968 - (31-6, 1.96 ERA, 280 K)
1969 - (24-9, 2.80 ERA, 181 K)


Jim Palmer

1975 - (23-11, 2.09 ERA, 193 K)
1976 - (22-13, 2.51 ERA, 159K)


Roger Clemens

1986 - (24-4, 2.48 ERA, 238 K)
1987 - (20-9, 2.97 ERA, 256 K)

Greg Maddux

1992 - (20-11, 2.18 ERA, 199K)
1993 - (20-10, 2.36 ERA, 197 K)
1994 - (16-6, 1.56 ERA, 156 K)
1995 - (19-2, 1.63 ERA, 181K)


Roger Clemens

1997 - (21-7, 2.05 ERA, 292 K)
1998 - (20-6, 2.65 ERA, 271 K)


Randy Johnson

1999 - (17-9, 2.48 ERA, 364 K)
2000 - (19-7, 2.64 ERA, 347 K)
2001 - (21-6, 2.49 ERA, 372 K)
2002 - (24-5, 2.32 ERA, 334 K)


Pedro Martinez

1999 - (23-4, 2.07 ERA, 313 K)
2000 - (18-6, 1.74 ERA, 284 K)



Tim Lincecum

2008 - (18-5, 2.62 ERA, 265 K)
2009 - (15-7, 2.48 ERA, 261 K)

The future looks bright for the young kid. Congrats Tim!

Stats courtesy of baseball-reference.com

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