On October 26, 1982, Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies becomes the first pitcher to collect four Cy Young awards. The 37-year-old left-hander led the National League with 23 wins and 286 strikeouts.
Carlton was a previous winner in 1972‚ 1977‚ and 1980. He joins Walter Johnson and Willie Mays as the only players to be voted MVP or Cy Young winner 10 or more years apart.
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