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Monbouquette, threw no-hitter for Boston Red Sox, dies

Bill Monbouquette, a Boston Red Sox pitcher who threw a no-hitter on Aug. 1, 1962 against the Chicago White Sox, died Sunday at the age of 78. The Boston Globe in 2008 detailed Monbouquette’s battle with acute myelogenous leukemia. Monbouquette … Continue reading

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Lemon, Roberts elected to Hall 39 years ago today

Thirty nine years ago today, two pitching greats – Bob Lemon and Robin Roberts – were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Lemon got his no-hitter while pitching for the Cleveland Indians on June 30, 1948 against the Tigers … Continue reading

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Santana throwing near 90 mph in Venezuelan league

Johan Santana, who needs no introduction on this site as he threw the first no-hitter in New York Mets history, is attempting a comeback in the Venezuelan Winter League. Santana, who has missed two seasons due to injury since his … Continue reading

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Bob Forsch, who threw 2 no-hitters, born 65 years ago today

Bob Forsch, who threw no-hitters in 1978 and 1983 for the St. Louis Cardinals, was born 65 years ago today. On April 16, 1978, Forsch no-hit the Philadelphia Phillies for a 5-0 win. On Sept. 26, 1983, the right-hander from … Continue reading

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BMW for a no-no save? No, just a Best Buy gift card.

Washington Nationals left fielder Steven Souza joked after saving Jordan Zimmermann’s season-ending no-hitter that the pitcher owed him a BMW. According to a story on Yahoo! Sports’ Big League Stew page, the present was slightly more reserved. Zimmermann actually gave … Continue reading

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On this day in 1892 … Jones throws no-hitter in first appearance

On Oct. 15, 1892, 122 years ago today, Charles Leander “Bumpus” Jones tossed a no-hitter in his first major league appearance for the Cincinnati Reds, topping the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. Two other pitchers – Ted Breitenstein of the American Association’s … Continue reading

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Zimmermann throws Nats’ first no-hitter since D.C. move

For the second consecutive year, baseball has ended the regular season with a no-hitter. Jordan Zimmermann tossed the Washington Nationals’ first no-no since the franchise’s move to the nation’s capital, finishing the gem on a diving catch by the Nats’ … Continue reading

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Perry’s no-hitter, 46 years ago today

Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry, who pitched for the San Diego Padres in 1978 and 1979, threw his only career no-hitter 46 years ago today. Perry, a San Francisco Giants starter with a reputation for doctoring the baseball, had an … Continue reading

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Cashner’s first one-hitter, one year ago today.

As the Padres’ no no-hitter count reaches 7,316 games today (Domonic Brown tagged Ian Kennedy in the second for a homer), we celebrate the one-year anniversary of Andrew Cashner’s first of his two one-hitters. Cashner was holding the Pittsburgh Pirates … Continue reading

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Smith’s no-no vs. Padres, 13 years ago today

For the second day in a row, the Padres can celebrate an anniversary of an opposing pitcher’s no-hitter. The Padres on Sept. 3, 2001, had barely gotten over getting no-hit by A.J. Burnett a few months earlier when a 21-year-old … Continue reading

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