Happy no-no birthdays to Stivetts, Pfeffer

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/bbc.0731fBirthday wishes today to a couple of Bostonians who threw their no-hitters more than a century ago.

The Boston Beaneaters’ Jack Stivetts, born 148 years ago today, no-hit the Brooklyn Grooms 11-0 on Saturday, August 6, 1892 at Brooklyn’s Eastern Park.

The Boston Doves’ Frank “Big Jeff” Pfeffer, born 134 years ago on this date, no-hit the Cincinnati Reds 6-0 on Wednesday, May 8, 1907 at Boston’s Huntington Avenue Grounds.