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American League Cy Young AwardHistory of Award Winners
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Mike Cuellar won this award in 1969
Recent history of winners for American League Cy Young Award. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

LevelMLB
Years Available1967-2017

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Historical Winners - American League Cy Young Award

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Corey KluberP136-4 215 R-R 1986-04-10 31Birmingham,Alabama MLB2005-20182013-2018
2007- 4- 134-SDN
Stetson U.ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
2016Rick PorcelloP66-5 195 R-R 1988-12-27 27Morristown,New Jersey MLB2008-20182009-2018
2007- 1-  27-DET
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2015Dallas KeuchelP116-3 200 L-L 1988-01-01 27Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2007-20182012-2018
2009- 7- 221-HOU
ArkansasActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2014Corey KluberP136-4 215 R-R 1986-04-10 28Birmingham,Alabama MLB2005-20182013-2018
2007- 4- 134-SDN
Stetson U.ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
2013Max ScherzerP126-3 190 R-R 1984-07-27 28St. Louis,Missouri MLB2004-20182008-2018
2006- 1-  11-ARI
MissouriActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2012David PriceP196-6 215 L-L 1985-08-26 26Nashville,Tennessee MLB2005-20182009-2018
2007- 1-   1-TBA
Vanderbilt U.ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2011Justin VerlanderP296-5 200 R-R 1983-02-20 28Manakin-Sabot,Virginia MLB2002-20182006-2018
2004- 1-   2-DET
Old Dominion U.ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2010Felix HernandezP256-3 170 R-R 1986-04-08 24Valencia,Venezuela MLB2003-20182006-2018
2002-   UDFA-SEA
ActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)
2009Zack GreinkeP246-2 190 R-R 1983-10-21 25Orlando,Florida MLB2002-20182004-2018
2002- 1-   6-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
2008Cliff LeeP136-4 190 L-L 1978-08-30 29Benton,Arkansas MLB1998-20142004-2014
2000- 4- 105-MON
Arkansas, Meridian CCFree Agent  
2007C.C. SabathiaP186-7 250 L-L 1980-07-21 26Vallejo,California MLB1998-20182001-2018
1998- 1-  20-CLE
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
2006Johan SantanaP286-0 195 L-L 1979-03-13 27Tovar,Venezuela MLB1997-20122000-2012
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
2005Bartolo ColonP206-0 230 R-R 1975-05-24 30Altamira,Dom Rep MLB1994-20181997-2018
1993-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
2004Johan SantanaP286-0 195 L-L 1979-03-13 25Tovar,Venezuela MLB1997-20122000-2012
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
2003Roy HalladayP306-6 225 R-R 1977-05-14 26Denver,Colorado MLB1995-20131999-2013
1995- 1-  17-TOR
Retired  
2002Barry ZitoP106-4 205 L-L 1978-05-13 24Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1997-20152001-2013
1999- 1-   9-OAK
USC, California-Santa Barbara, Los Angeles Pierce ColRetired  
2001Roger ClemensP426-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 38Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121996-2007
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Texas, San Jacinto Col  
2000Pedro MartinezP285-11 170 R-R 1971-10-25 28Manoguayabo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091992-2009
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
1999Pedro MartinezP285-11 170 R-R 1971-10-25 27Manoguayabo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091992-2009
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
1998Roger ClemensP426-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 35Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121996-2007
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Texas, San Jacinto Col  
1997Roger ClemensP426-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 34Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121996-2007
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Texas, San Jacinto Col  
1996Pat HentgenP46-2 195 R-R 1968-11-13 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1986-20041997-2004
1986- 5- 133-TOR
 
1995Randy JohnsonP346-10 230 R-L 1963-09-10 31Walnut Creek,California MLB1983-20091988-2009
1985- 2-  36-MON
USC  
1994David ConeP96-1 190 L-R 1963-01-02 31Kansas City,Missouri MLB1981-20031987-2003
1981- 3-  74-KCA
 
1993Jack McDowellP36-5 190 R-R 1966-01-16 27Van Nuys,California AAA1985-19991987-1999
1987- 1-   5-CHA
Stanford U.  
1992Dennis EckersleyP76-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 37Oakland,California MLB1972-19981984-1996
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
1991Roger ClemensP426-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 28Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121996-2007
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Texas, San Jacinto Col  
1990Bob WelchP36-3 190 R-R 1956-11-03 33Detroit,Michigan MLB1975-19941978-1994
1977- 1-  20-LAN
Eastern Michigan U.  
1989Bret SaberhagenP146-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 25Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011989-1999
1982-19- 480-KCA
 
1988Frank ViolaP56-4 209 L-L 1960-04-19 28Hempstead,New York MLB1981-19961989-1995
1981- 2-  37-MIN
St. John's U.  
1987Roger ClemensP426-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 24Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121996-2007
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Texas, San Jacinto Col  
1986Roger ClemensP426-4 230 R-R 1962-08-04 23Dayton,Ohio MLB1982-20121996-2007
1983- 1-  19-BOS
Texas, San Jacinto Col  
1985Bret SaberhagenP146-1 200 R-R 1964-04-11 21Chicago Heights,Illinois MLB1983-20011989-1999
1982-19- 480-KCA
 
1984Willie HernandezP36-3 180 L-L 1954-11-14 29Aguada,Puerto Rico MLB1977-19951977-1985
1973-   UDFA-PHI
 
1983LaMarr HoytP46-3 244 R-R 1955-01-01 28Columbia,South Carolina MLB1973-19861985-1986
1973- 5- 109-NYA
 
1982Pete VuckovichP16-4 220 R-R 1952-10-27 29Johnstown,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19861978-1980
1974- 3-  56-CHA
Clarion Pennsylvania  
1981Rollie FingersP76-4 195 R-R 1946-08-25 34Steubenville,Ohio MLB1965-19801969-1980
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
1980Steve StoneP35-10 175 R-R 1947-07-14 32Euclid,Ohio MLB1969-19761971-1976
1969- 4-  89-SFN
Kent St  
1979Mike FlanaganP16-0 195 L-L 1951-12-16 27Manchester,New Hampshire AAA1972-19871975-1992
1973- 7- 159-BAL
Massachusetts  
1978Ron GuidryP135-11 160 L-L 1950-08-28 27Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1969-19891977-1978
1971- 3-  67-NYA
UL Lafayette  
1977Sparky LyleP56-1 195 L-L 1944-07-22 32DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1964-19821967-1982
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
1976Jim PalmerP146-3 196 R-R 1945-10-15 30New York,New York MLB1964-19831965-1972
1963-   UDFA-BAL
Arizona St  
1975Jim PalmerP146-3 196 R-R 1945-10-15 29New York,New York MLB1964-19831965-1972
1963-   UDFA-BAL
Arizona St  
1974Catfish HunterP36-0 195 R-R 1946-04-08 28Hertford,North Carolina MLB1965-19761965-1976
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
1973Jim PalmerP146-3 196 R-R 1945-10-15 27New York,New York MLB1964-19831965-1972
1963-   UDFA-BAL
Arizona St  
1972Gaylord PerryP76-4 215 R-R 1938-09-15 33Williamston,North Carolina MLB1958-19811962-1981
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
1971Vida BlueP46-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 21Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
1970Jim PerryP16-4 200 B-R 1935-10-30 34Williamston,North Carolina MLB1956-19721959-1972
1956-   UDFA-CLE
Campbell U.  
1969Mike CuellarP25-11 175 L-L 1937-05-08 32Santa Clara,Cuba MLB1957-19721959-1972
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
1969Denny McLainP36-1 185 R-R 1944-03-29 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19721963-1972
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
1968Denny McLainP36-1 185 R-R 1944-03-29 24Chicago,Illinois MLB1962-19721963-1972
1962-   UDFA-CHA
 
1967Jim LonborgP16-5 210 R-R 1942-04-16 25Santa Maria,California MLB1964-19791965-1979
1963-   UDFA-BOS
Stanford U.