TURN BACK THE CLOCK

Cecil Whig - - INSIDEBASEBALL -

Den­ton True “Cy” Young makes his ma­jor league de­but, pick­ing up the vic­tory as the Cleve­land Spi­ders de­feat the Chicago Colts (they’ll later change their name to “Cubs”) by an 8–1 score. Young, 23, picks up nine wins that sea­son, and won’t re­tire un­til 44, at which point he has 511 ca­reer vic­to­ries and has topped the 400-in­ning mark in a sea­son five times.

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