words // Brennan Hiro Williams

Baseball fans witnessed several brilliant pitching campaigns in 2011, though none were more spectacular than the season-long clinics put on by Cy Young award winners Justin Verlander and Clayton Kershaw.

Who will win the Cy in 2012? Be sure to leave your predictions in the comments below. Now let’s take a look at some of the premier arms from around the league:

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Big Time Timmy Jim switches things up again with the New Balance 40/40.


The 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young, Justin Verlander wears Reebok baseball cleats.


Doc Halladay (Nike) leads the stacked Phillies pitching staff in their hunt for another NL East pennant.


Under Armour athlete and 2011 NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw delivers a two-seam fastball.

Vallejo, California’s own CC Sabathia stretches out in his player exclusive Jordan Diamond Cat baseball cleats.


One of two Cy Young winners on the Phillies staff, Cliff Lee sets out for his second award in the Nike Air Show Elite 2.


David Price, Nike athlete and ace of the talented Rays staff, takes his long stride towards the plate.


Jered Weaver looks for another 6-0 start in 2012 wearing the Nike Air Show Elite 2.