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Historical winners for American League Cy Young Award. Major MLB Awards are mostly complete. Award winners are updated during the off-season, even if they occur mid-season.

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American League Cy Young Award - Historical Winners

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  • YearPlayer NameNotesCareer Award CountTeam(s)PosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    2019Justin Verlander---59HOUP6-5200RR1983-02-20Manakin-Sabot,VA
    2004-  1-   2-DET
    MLB2005-20202002-2020
    2018Blake Snell---11TBAP6-4180LL1992-12-04Seattle,WA
    2011-  1-  52-TBA
    MLB2016-20202011-2020
    2017Corey Kluber---23CLEP6-4215RR1986-04-10Birmingham,AL
    2007-  4- 134-SDN
    MLB2011-20202005-2020
    2016Rick Porcello---9BOSP6-5195RR1988-12-27Morristown,NJ
    2007-  1-  27-DET
    MLB2009-20202008-2020
    2015Dallas Keuchel---15HOUP6-3200LL1988-01-01Tulsa,OK
    2009-  7- 221-HOU
    MLB2012-20202007-2020
    2014Corey Kluber---23CLEP6-4215RR1986-04-10Birmingham,AL
    2007-  4- 134-SDN
    MLB2011-20202005-2020
    2013Max Scherzer---34DETP6-3190RR1984-07-27St. Louis,MO
    2006-  1-  11-ARI
    MLB2008-20202004-2020
    2012David Price---30TBAP6-6215LL1985-08-26Nashville,TN
    2007-  1-   1-TBA
    MLB2008-20192005-2019
    2011Justin Verlander---59DETP6-5200RR1983-02-20Manakin-Sabot,VA
    2004-  1-   2-DET
    MLB2005-20202002-2020
    2010Felix Hernandez---40SEAP6-3170RR1986-04-08Valencia,VZ
    2002-  0-   0-SEA
    MLB2005-20192003-2019
    2009Zack Greinke---44KCAP6-2190RR1983-10-21Orlando,FL
    2002-  1-   6-KCA
    MLB2004-20202002-2020
    2008Cliff Lee---26CLEP6-4190LL1978-08-30Benton,AR
    2000-  4- 105-MON
    MLB2002-20142000-2014
    2007CC Sabathia---35CLEP6-7250LL1980-07-21Vallejo,CA
    1998-  1-  20-CLE
    MLB2001-20191998-2019
    2006Johan Santana---42MINP6-0195LL1979-03-13Tovar,VZ
    1995-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB2000-20121997-2012
    2005Bartolo Colon---26ANAP6-0230RR1973-05-24Altamira,DR
    1993-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1997-20181994-2018
    2004Johan Santana---42MINP6-0195LL1979-03-13Tovar,VZ
    1995-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB2000-20121997-2012
    2003Roy Halladay---46TORP6-6225RR1977-05-14Denver,CO
    1995-  1-  17-TOR
    MLB1998-20131995-2013
    2002Barry Zito---16OAKP6-4205LL1978-05-13Las Vegas,NV
    1999-  1-   9-OAK
    MLB2000-20151999-2015
    2001Roger Clemens---68NYAP6-4230RR1962-08-04Dayton,OH
    1983-  1-  19-BOS
    MLB1984-20071983-2012
    2000Pedro Martinez---48BOSP-3B5-11170RR1971-10-25Manoguayabo,DR
    1988-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1992-20091990-2009
    1999Pedro Martinez---48BOSP-3B5-11170RR1971-10-25Manoguayabo,DR
    1988-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1992-20091990-2009
    1998Roger Clemens---68TORP6-4230RR1962-08-04Dayton,OH
    1983-  1-  19-BOS
    MLB1984-20071983-2012
    1997Roger Clemens---68TORP6-4230RR1962-08-04Dayton,OH
    1983-  1-  19-BOS
    MLB1984-20071983-2012
    1996Pat Hentgen---7TORP6-2195RR1968-11-13Detroit,MI
    1986-  5- 133-TOR
    MLB1991-20041986-2004
    1995Randy Johnson---55SEAP-OF6-10230RL1963-09-10Walnut Creek,CA
    1985-  2-  36-MON
    MLB1988-20091983-2009
    1994David Cone---17KCAP6-1190LR1963-01-02Kansas City,MO
    1981-  3-  74-KCA
    MLB1986-20031981-2003
    1993Jack McDowell---8CHAP6-5190RR1966-01-16Van Nuys,CA
    1987-  1-   5-CHA
    MLB1987-19991985-1999
    1992Dennis Eckersley---19OAKP6-2190RR1954-10-03Oakland,CA
    1972-  3-  50-CLE
    MLB1975-19981972-1998
    1991Roger Clemens---68BOSP6-4230RR1962-08-04Dayton,OH
    1983-  1-  19-BOS
    MLB1984-20071983-2012
    1990Bob Welch---7OAKP-OF6-3190RR1956-11-03Detroit,MI
    1977-  1-  20-LAN
    MLB1978-19941977-1994
    1989Bret Saberhagen---20KCAP6-1200RR1964-04-11Chicago Heights,IL
    1982- 19- 480-KCA
    MLB1984-20011983-2001
    1988Frank Viola---10MINP6-4209LL1960-04-19Hempstead,NY
    1981-  2-  37-MIN
    MLB1982-19961981-1996
    1987Roger Clemens---68BOSP6-4230RR1962-08-04Dayton,OH
    1983-  1-  19-BOS
    MLB1984-20071983-2012
    1986Roger Clemens---68BOSP6-4230RR1962-08-04Dayton,OH
    1983-  1-  19-BOS
    MLB1984-20071983-2012
    1985Bret Saberhagen---20KCAP6-1200RR1964-04-11Chicago Heights,IL
    1982- 19- 480-KCA
    MLB1984-20011983-2001
    1984Willie Hernandez---5DETP6-3180LL1954-11-14Aguada,PR
    1973-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1977-19891977-1995
    1983LaMarr Hoyt---6CHAP-OF6-3244RR1955-01-01Columbia,SC
    1973-  5- 109-NYA
    MLB1979-19861973-1986
    1982Pete Vuckovich---4MILP6-4220RR1952-10-27Johnstown,PA
    1974-  3-  56-CHA
    MLB1975-19861974-1986
    1981Rollie Fingers---18MILP6-4195RR1946-08-25Steubenville,OH
    1964-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1968-19851965-1985
    1980Steve Stone---5BALP5-10175RR1947-07-14Euclid,OH
    1969-  4-  89-SFN
    MLB1971-19811969-1981
    1979Mike Flanagan---3BALP6-0195LL1951-12-16Manchester,NH
    1973-  7- 159-BAL
    MLB1975-19921973-1992
    1978Ron Guidry---24NYAP-OF5-11160LL1950-08-28Lafayette,LA
    1971-  3-  67-NYA
    MLB1975-19881971-1989
    1977Sparky Lyle---11NYAP6-1195LL1944-07-22DuBois,PA
    1964-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1967-19821964-1982
    1976Jim Palmer---30BALP6-3196RR1945-10-15New York,NY
    1963-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1965-19841964-1984
    1975Jim Palmer---30BALP6-3196RR1945-10-15New York,NY
    1963-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1965-19841964-1984
    1974Catfish Hunter---12OAKP-1B6-0195RR1946-04-08Hertford,NC
    1964-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1965-19791965-1979
    1973Jim Palmer---30BALP6-3196RR1945-10-15New York,NY
    1963-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1965-19841964-1984
    1972Gaylord Perry---18CLEP6-4215RR1938-09-15Williamston,NC
    1958-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1962-19831958-1983
    1971Vida Blue---13OAKP6-0189BL1949-07-28Mansfield,LA
    1967-  2-  27-KC1
    MLB1969-19861968-1986
    1970Jim Perry---7MINP-OF6-4200BR1935-10-30Williamston,NC
    1956-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1959-19751956-1975
    1969Mike Cuellar---9BALP5-11175LL1937-05-08Santa Clara,CU
    1957-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1959-19771957-1977
    1969Denny McLain---8DETP6-1185RR1944-03-29Chicago,IL
    1962-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1963-19721962-1972
    1968Denny McLain---8DETP6-1185RR1944-03-29Chicago,IL
    1962-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1963-19721962-1972
    1967Jim Lonborg---3BOSP6-5210RR1942-04-16Santa Maria,CA
    1963-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1965-19791964-1979
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