Happy birthday to no-noers Hecker, Bosio

Birthday wishes today for two throwers of no-hitters who tossed their gems 111 years apart.

Louisville Eclipse pitcher Guy Hecker, born on this day in 1856, threw his no-hitter against the Pittsburgh Alleghenys on Tuesday, September 19, 1882 at Pittsburgh’s Exposition Park. The Eclipse won 3-1.

The Seattle Mariners’ Chris Bosio, who turns 52 today, threw his no-no against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, April 22, 1993 at the Kingdome for a 7-0 win.