On this date in 1982, Steve Carlton becomes the first player to win four Cy Young Awards.
"It (not talking to the media from 1974 through the end of his career) was perfect for me at the time. I was tired of getting slammed. To me, it was a slap in the face. But it made me concentrate better. And the irony is that they wrote better stuff without access to my quotes."
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