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Q: Who was the first pitcher in mlb history to achieve the triple crown for pitching?
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What baseball statistics are in the pitching triple crown?

The stats used to determine the Triple Crown of Pitching are wins, strikeouts, and earned run average or ERA. The first American League pitcher to win the Triple Crown of Pitching was Cy Young in 1901. The first pitcher to win it in the National League was Tommy Bond in 1877.


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In Major League Baseball has there ever been 4 triple crowns AL and NL hitting and pitching in one season?

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Who invented the pitching triple crown award?

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