On November 2, 1976 — San Diego left-hander Randy Jones went 22-14, with a 2.74 and 315 innings pitched captures the National League’s Cy Young Award, capturing 15 of the 24 first-place votes cast by the writers. Two seasons ago, the 26 year-old southpaw had lost 22 games for the last-place Padres. Jones beats out Jerry Koosman of the New York Mets for the honnors.
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