C.C. Sabathia of the Cleveland Indians won the 2007 Cy Young Award.
In 1971, Vida Blue of the Oakland Athletics won the AL Cy Young award with a record of 24 - 8 and an ERA of 1.82.
In 1970, Jim Perry of the Minnesota Twins won the AL Cy Young award with a record of 24 - 12 and an ERA of 3.04.
This was the first year that the AL gave out its own Cy Young Award. Jim Lonborg won easily over Joel Horlen.