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Today in White Sox History: November 2

Black Jack cashes in with a Cy and a smile.

Chicago White Sox v Oakland Athletics
On this day 28 years ago, Jack McDowell capped a masterful and gutty season with a Cy Young.


White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell easily captured the American League Cy Young, beating out Randy Johnson. Black Jack went 22-10 with a 3.37 ERA. He led the league in wins and shutouts, was second in innings pitched and third in complete games. McDowell got 124 points to Johnson’s 75.

From 1990 through 1994, Jack won 73 games, more than any pitcher in the American League.