"But I'm All Alone, and This May be Sort of Fun": The Ageless Cy Young on the Mound in 1934-35

By Bob LeMoine

This article was published in the Fall 2017 Baseball Research Journal.

Cy Young, baseball’s all-time winningest pitcher with 511 victories, ranks as one of the greatest in baseball history. He was an old farm boy at heart before he was a baseball star, and he spent his latter years doing what he would have done if baseball had never come along. This article explores the little-known life of Cy Young in the years 1934 and 1935, when the baseball legend in his late sixties found himself again on the mound. The reader . . .

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