Cy Young, the first modern winner of the award
The pitching triple crown is a lot like the batting one (although more commonly won). The pitcher must lead his league in wins, strikeouts and earned run average (ERA).

For more complete information on Triple Crown winners and near-winners, check out Rob Minteer's books at: http://3mpub.com/minteer.
Name Team (League) Year Wins Losses Strikeouts ERA
Tommy Bond Boston (NL) 1877 40 17 170 2.11
Old Hoss Radbourn Providence (NL) 1884 59 12 441 1.38
Tim Keefe New York (NL) 1888 35 12 333 1.74
John Clarkson Boston (NL) 1889 49 19 284 2.73
Amos Rusie New York (NL) 1894 36 13 195 2.78
Cy Young Boston (AL) 1901 33 10 158 1.62
Christy Mathewson New York (NL) 1905 31 8 206 1.27
Rube Waddell Philadelphia (AL) 1905 26 11 287 1.48
Christy Mathewson New York (NL) 1908 37 11 259 1.43
Walter Johnson Washington (AL) 1913 36 7 303 1.09
Grover Alexander Philadelphia (NL) 1915 31 10 241 1.22
Grover Alexander Philadelphia (NL) 1916 33 12 167 1.55
Grover Alexander Philadelphia (NL) 1917 30 13 201 1.86
Walter Johnson Washington (AL) 1918 23 13 162 1.27
Hippo Vaughn Chicago (NL) 1918 22 10 148 1.74
Grover Alexander Chicago (NL) 1920 27 14 173 1.91
Dazzy Vance Brooklyn (NL) 1924 28 6 262 2.16
Walter Johnson Washington (AL) 1924 23 7 158 2.72
Lefty Grove Philadelphia (AL) 1930 28 5 206 2.54
Lefty Grove Philadelphia (AL) 1931 31 4 175 2.06
Lefty Gomez New York (AL) 1934 26 5 158 2.33
Lefty Gomez New York (AL) 1937 21 11 194 2.33
Bucky Walters Cincinnati (NL) 1939 27 11 137 2.29
Hal Newhouser Detroit (AL) 1945 25 9 212 1.81
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles (NL) 1963 25 5 306 1.88
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles (NL) 1965 26 8 382 2.04
Sandy Koufax Los Angeles (NL) 1966 27 9 317 1.73
Steve Carlton Philadelphia (NL) 1972 27 10 310 1.97
Dwight Gooden New York (NL) 1985 24 4 268 1.53
Roger Clemens Toronto (AL) 1997 21 7 292 2.05
Roger Clemens Toronto (AL) 1998 20 6 271 2.65
Pedro Martinez Boston (AL) 1999 23 4 313 2.07
Randy Johnson Arizona (NL) 2002 24 5 334 2.32
Johan Santana Minnesota (AL) 2006 19 6 245 2.77
Jake Peavy San Diego (NL) 2007 19 6 240 2.54
Justin Verlander Detroit (AL) 2011 24 5 250 2.40
Clayton Kershaw Los Angeles (NL) 2011 21 5 248 2.28

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