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5 years ago today, Buehrle completes 27-up, 27-down hat-trick

Five years ago today, Chicago White Sox hurler Mark Buehrle threw a perfect game to become the only major league pitcher to toss three complete games while facing the minimum 27 batters. Buehrle’s second effort was on April 18, 2007, … Continue reading

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44 years since the Kirby-Gomez incident

Just a day after Odrisamer Despaigne nearly allowed the San Diego Padres to finally shed the label of being the only major league team never to throw a no-hitter, nonohitters.com celebrates the anniversary of another significant event in that story. … Continue reading

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Padres’ Despaigne loses no-no in 8th

Odrisamer Despaigne took a San Diego Padres no-hitter through 7 2/3 innings Sunday but lost it on a double by the New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy. The two-out hit marked the 7,264th game without a no-no for the San Diego … Continue reading

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Fewest hits in an ASG? The NL only got 2 in 1990

With only seven shutouts in All-Star history, it’s no surprise that there have been no no-hitters since the tradition began in 1933. Midsummer classic fans have never even got to witness a one-hitter, but the American League staff did take … Continue reading

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Lincecum’s first no-no vs. Padres, one year ago today

One year ago today, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum threw a no-hitter against the Padres. Of course, he accomplished the same feat 18 days ago. Lincecum on July 13, 2013, struck out 13 Padres hitters but needed a 148th … Continue reading

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42 years ago today, Leron Lee breaks up Seaver’s no-hitter in ninth

The Padres have been one-hit by the New York Mets three times, but none was as crushing to the Mets as Leron Lee’s 9th-inning no-no-killing single against eventual Hall of Famer Tom Seaver at Shea Stadium on July 4, 1972. … Continue reading

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July 3 carries rich no no-no history for Padres

July 3 is a big day in San Diego no no-no history, with three Padres pitchers taking no-nos into the eighth inning. Too bad the Padres have an off-day this year. On this day in 1975, Randy Jones took a … Continue reading

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Bailey falls just short of joining exclusive club

The Cincinnati Reds’ Homer Bailey nearly joined an exclusive club Sunday, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants before giving up a two-out single to right by Buster Posey. Bailey no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates on … Continue reading

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Same day no-nos, 24 years ago today

24 years ago today, on June 29, 1990, the Oakland A’s Dave Stewart and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela threw no-hitters on the same day. Stewart threw his at the Toronto Skydome against the Blue Jays, striking out 12 … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the no-nos

If you love no-hitters and have an iPhone or iPad, a must-have app is No-Hitter Alerts created by Ben Packard. This great 99-cent app will inform you of any no-no in progress in whatever inning you want choose. (To me, … Continue reading

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