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Tue, 1956-11-27

Don Newcombe (27 wins, 3.06 ERA), pitcher for the National League pennant-winning Brooklyn Dodgers, becomes the first Cy Young Award winner. Only one pitcher will be selected each season for this prestigious pitching award until 1967 when each league will name a winner.

 

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