Dave Davenport and Howard Ehmke threw no-hitters on this date

Terriers’ Davenport, Red Sox’s Ehmke, Hilldale’s Carter threw no-nos on this date

hilldalejerseycrestfeatThe St. Louis Terriers’ Dave Davenport, the Boston Red Sox’s Howard Ehmke and Hilldale’s Paul Carter threw no-hitters on this date.

In the Federal League, Davenport pitched the fifth and final no-hitter in the league’s short history on September 7, 1915 during the opening game of a Tuesday doubleheader at St. Louis’ Handlan’s Park. The Terriers topped the Chicago Chi-Feds/Whales 3-0.

In the American League, Ehmke no-hit the Philadelphia Athletics on the road at Shibe Park on Friday, September 7, 1923, for a 4-0 victory.

In the Negro Leagues, Carter no-hit the Baltimore Black Sox, on September 7, 1931 during the second game of a Monday doubleheader.