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Five no-hitters (one for a loss) thrown on this date

Steve Barber
Steve Barber
Five no-hitters have been thrown on this date (April 30), but only four of the pitchers (Charlie Robertson, James “Tex” Carleton, Bob Feller and Jim Maloney) also earned a victory. The Baltimore Orioles’ tandem of Steve Barber (8 2/3 in), Stu Miller (1/3 in) combined to throw a no-hit loss.

Here are the April 30 no-nos:

93 of 295 Charlie Robertson
  Chicago White Sox (AL)
  Sunday, April 30, 1922
Chicago White Sox 2, Detroit Tigers 0
Navin Field (Detroit)
(Perfect game)
110 of 295 James "Tex" Carleton
  Brooklyn Dodgers (NL)
  Tuesday, April 30, 1940
Brooklyn Dodgers 3, Cincinnati Reds 0
Crosley Field (Cincinnati)
116 of 295 Bob Feller
  Cleveland Indians (AL)
  Tuesday, April 30, 1946
Cleveland Indians 1, New York Yankees 0
Yankee Stadium (New York)
(His second of three no-hitters)
169 of 295 Jim Maloney
  Cincinnati Reds (NL)
  Wednesday, April 30, 1969
Cincinnati Reds 10, Houston Astros 0
Crosley Field (Cincinnati)
(His second of two no-hitters)
159 of 295 Steve Barber (8 2/3 inn.)
Stu Miller (1/3 inn.)
  Baltimore Orioles (AL)
  Sunday, April 30, 1967 (First game of doubleheader)
Detroit Tigers 2, Baltimore Orioles 1
Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
(Barber and Miller combine for a loss.)