Chicago American Giants’ Wickware no-hits ABCs, 103 years ago today

Frank Wickware threw a Negro Leagues no-hitter for the Chicago American Giants, 103 years ago today.

On Wednesday, August 26, 1914, Wickware no-hit the Indianapolis ABCs for a 1-0 win.

According to Wickware’s SABR bio written by Stephen V. Rice, Wickware allowed just one base runner. The ABCs’ George Shively led off the game by drawing a walk and was thrown out trying to steal second. Wickware then retired the next 26 batters for the nearly perfect game..

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