Burns, threw 1884 no-hitter, born 152 years ago today

Dick Burns
Dick Burns
Dick Burns, who threw a Union Association no-hitter for the Cincinnati Outlaw Reds in 1884, was born 152 years ago today.

On Tuesday, August 26, 1884, Burns no-hit the Kansas City Cowboys for a 3-1 win at Kansas City’s Association Park. The box score shows that eight Kansas City hitters and seven Cincinnati batters reached first base on errors. Cowboys third-baseman Jack Gorman Kansas City’s lone run in the first inning.

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