No-hitters by major league franchise

Here’s the breakdown by franchise of the 296 no-hitters over professional baseball’s 130-plus year history. The page ranks the teams by no-hitters thrown and has links to view all of a particular team’s no-nos. The Brooklyn/Los Anegles Dodgers sit far ahead of all other teams with 25 no-hitters over the franchise’s history. Just one team is void of having its own no-hitter: the San Diego Padres.

No-hitters thrown by franchise

(a franchise’s other historical team names are in parentheses)

25 Los Angeles Dodgers
  (Brooklyn Atlantics/Brooklyn Grays/Brooklyn Bridegrooms/Brooklyn Grooms/Brooklyn Superbas/Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers/Brooklyn Robins/Brooklyn Dodgers)
18 Boston Red Sox
  (Boston Americans)
18 Chicago White Sox
  (Chicago White Stockings)
17 San Francisco Giants
  (New York Gothams/New York Giants)
16 Cincinnati Reds
  (Cincinnati Red Stockings/Cincinnati Redlegs)
15 Chicago Cubs
  (Chicago White Stockings/Chicago Colts/Chicago Orphans)
14 Cleveland Indians
  (Cleveland Bluebirds/Cleveland Naps)
14 Atlanta Braves
  (Boston Red Caps/Boston Beaneaters/Boston Doves/Boston Rustlers/Boston Bees/Boston Braves/Milwaukee Braves)
13 Philadelphia Phillies
  (Philadelphia Quakers)
11 Houston Astros
  (Houston Colt .45’s)
11 Oakland Athletics
  (Philadelphia Athletics/Kansas City Athletics)
11 New York Yankees
  (New York Highlanders/Baltimore Orioles)
10 Los Angeles Angels
  (California Angels/Anaheim Angels)
10 St. Louis Cardinals
  (St. Louis Browns/St. Louis Perfectos)
9 Baltimore Orioles
  (Milwaukee Brewers/St. Louis Browns)
7 Minnesota Twins
  (Washington Senators)
7 Detroit Tigers
7 Washington Nationals
  (Montreal Expos)
6 Pittsburgh Pirates
  (Pittsburgh Alleghenys)
6 Miami Marlins
  (Florida Marlins)
5 Texas Rangers
  (Washington Senators)
5 Seattle Mariners
4 Kansas City Royals
2 Arizona Diamondbacks
1 Milwaukee Brewers
  (Seattle Pilots)
1 Toronto Blue Jays
1 Colorado Rockies
1 Tampa Bay Rays
  (Tampa Bay Devil Rays)
1 New York Mets
0 San Diego Padres

Defunct franchises

4 Philadelphia Athletics (AA)
4 Louisville Eclipse/Colonels (NL, AA)
3 Baltimore Orioles (AA, NL)
2 St. Louis Browns/Brown Stockings (NL, AA)
2 Buffalo Bisons (NL)
2 Columbus Buckeyes (AA)
2 Providence Grays (NL)
1 Cleveland Blues (NL)
1 Cincinnati Outlaw Reds (UA)
1 Chicago Chi-Feds/Whales (FL)
1 Milwaukee Brewers (UA)
1 Kansas City Packers (FL)
1 Pittsburgh Rebels (FL)
1 Cleveland Spiders (AA, NL)
1 Worcester Ruby Legs (NL)
1 Brooklyn Tip-Tops (FL)
1 St. Louis Terriers (FL)
1 Kansas City Cowboys (AA)
1 Rochester Broncos (AA)

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