Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history, tallying wins , a 3. An time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, he won seven Cy Young Awards during his career, more than any other pitcher in history. Clemens was known for his fierce competitive nature and hard-throwing pitching style, which he used to intimidate batters. In each of his two seasons with Toronto, Clemens won a Cy Young Award, as well as the pitching triple crown by leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. Prior to the season, Clemens was traded to the Yankees where he won his two World Series titles. In , Clemens became the first pitcher in major league history to start a season with a win-loss record of 20—1.