Black in the Day…The Youngest to Ever Do It

November 13, 1985: On this day Dwight Gooden, pitcher for the NY Mets, won the NL Cy Young Award. By doing so, he became the youngest pitcher in history to win the award. Dwight Eugene “Doc” Gooden (born November 16, 1964), nicknamed “Dr. K”, is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). Gooden pitched from 1984 to 1994 and from 1996 to 2000 for the New York Mets, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, and Tampa Bay Devil Rays. In a career spanning 430 games, he pitched ​2,800 2⁄3 innings and posted a win–loss record of 194–112,…