On October 25, 1978 — The BBWAA selects Gaylord Perry (21-6, 2.72) as the recipient of the National League Cy Young Award. The Padres right-hander, who copped the honor with the Indians in 1972, becomes the first hurler to win the prestigious pitching prize in each league.

 


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