CC Sabathia

Professional Baseball Player
Born Jul 21, 1980

Carsten Charles "CC" Sabathia is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Upon signing with the Yankees prior to the 2009 season, Sabathia became the highest-paid pitcher in MLB history. Sabathia played the first seven and a half seasons of his career with the Cleveland Indians, where he won the 2007 Cy Young Award.… Read More

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  • O No! Yankees Shut Out For 3rd Straight Game, Fall To Blue Jays New York Daily News
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  • Yankees Manager Joe Girardi And Pitcher Cc Sabathia Attend Rams Training Camp Practice
    LATimes - Aug 19, 2016
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    Yahoo News - Jun 11, 2016
  • Yankees Win In Sabathia's Return, 8 4 Over Tigers
    NYTimes - Apr 09, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of CC Sabathia.


1980 Birth Born on July 21, 1980.


1998 17 Years Old Sabathia was drafted in the first round (20th overall) by the Indians in the 1998 MLB draft. … Read More
2000 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000, he was selected for the 28-man United States Olympic Team roster. … Read More


2001 - 2004 4 More Events
2005 24 Years Old He threw the fastest fastball in the AL in 2005, averaging 94.7 miles per hour. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old In 2006, he led the major leagues with 6 complete games. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old 1 More Event
For his performance, he was awarded the 2007 American League Cy Young Award joining Gaylord Perry as the only two Cleveland Indians pitchers to ever win the award. (Cliff Lee became the third the following season.) Sabathia also won the Warren Spahn Award given to the best left-handed pitcher in the Majors. … Read More
On July 7, 2008, Sabathia was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for Matt LaPorta, Michael Brantley, Zach Jackson and Rob Bryson.
2009 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 26, 2009, manager Joe Girardi announced that Sabathia would be the Opening Day starter and the starter for the home opener at the new Yankee Stadium. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 10, 2010, Sabathia took a no-hitter into the 8th inning. … Read More


On July 26, 2011, Sabathia took a perfect game through innings against the Seattle Mariners, retiring the first 19 batters he faced in a game interrupted twice due to rain. … Read More
Sabathia began the 2012 season with bad footing as he allowed a grand slam by Carlos Peña in his first inning of work on opening day against the Tampa Bay Rays. … Read More
On May 12, 2014, Sabathia was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to right knee inflammation. … Read More
During a game against the Angels on June 7, 2015, Sabathia recorded his 2,500th career strikeout but was later ejected along with Joe Girardi for getting into a confrontation with MLB umpire Dan Bellino following a double play. … Read More
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