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Pirates’ Camnitz throws 5-inning, darkness-shortened no-hitter, 109 years ago today

Howie Camnitz
Howie Camnitz
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Howie Camnitz threw a five-inning, darkness-shortened no-hitter, 109 years ago today.

Pitching during the second game of a Friday, August 23, 1907, doubleheader at the Polo Grounds, Camnitz no-hit the New York Giants for five innings before the game was called with the Pirates leading 1-0.