What is the Warren Spahn Award?
Cy Young Award
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
Which baseball legend has a left-handed pitcher Award named after him?
The award is named after Warren Spahn, who holds the MLB record in wins for a left-handed pitcher with 363….From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
|Warren Spahn Award|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Awarded for||Best left-handed pitcher|
|Presented by||Oklahoma Sports Museum|
What sport did Warren Spahn play?
professional baseball player
Warren Spahn, in full Warren Edward Spahn, (born April 23, 1921, Buffalo, New York, U.S.—died November 24, 2003, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma), American professional baseball player whose total of 363 major-league victories established a record for left-handed pitchers.
How many pitchers have won the Warren Spahn Award?
14 different pitchers
The award has been won by 14 different pitchers. The winner is chosen based on rankings, which are based on wins, strikeouts and earned run average.
How much is a Warren Spahn autograph worth?
PSA Price Guide
How many hits did Warren Spahn have?
In 21 big league seasons, Spahn, a 17-time All-Star, compiled a 363-245 record, started 665 games, completed 382, struck out 2,583 batters and finished with a 3.09 ERA – leading the league in ERA three times. Spahn was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1973.
The Warren Spahn Award was created in 1999 by Richard Hendricks, the founder of the Oklahoma Sports Museum, to honor Spahn, who resided in Oklahoma. The award was presented at the Masonic Temple in Guthrie, Oklahoma until 2009, when the Bricktown Rotary Club became a sponsor of the award.
Who has won multiple Spahn Awards in baseball?
Fellow Cy Young Award winners CC Sabathia, Johan Santana, and Clayton Kershaw also won multiple Spahn awards. Individual winners have included Andy Pettitte, Dontrelle Willis, David Price, Gio Gonzalez, Dallas Keuchel, Jon Lester, Blake Snell, Patrick Corbin, Hyun-jin Ryu, and Julio Urias, the only 20-game winner in the majors last season.
Why didn’t the Braves ever give Scott Spahn the Cy Young Award?
Maybe that’s because the award is presented by the Oklahoma Sports Museum rather than Major League Baseball and because it has never gone to a pitcher for the Braves – even though Spahn won all but seven of his 363 victories for that franchise, in both Boston and Milwaukee.
How did Sabathia win his third straight Spahn Award?
The closest previous decision came in 2009, when the statistics of Sabathia and Wandy Rodriguez were deadlocked, forcing electors to use winning percentage as the determining factor. That gave Sabathia his third straight Spahn award.