On October 31, 1973 — Tom Seaver of the New York Mets wins the National League Cy Young Award, the first time the honor has gone to a pitcher with fewer than 20 victories. Seaver finished 19-10 and led the league in ERA (2.08) and strikeouts (251).

 


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