If past performance is any indicator, today is a great day for a no-no.
April 27 is one of four days sharing the record for most no-hitters with six. The others are May 15, September 20 and September 28.
Here are the no-hitters thrown on April 27:
|Boston Braves (NL)|
|Thursday, April 27, 1944
Boston Braves 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 0
Braves Field (Boston)
|Baltimore Orioles (AL)|
|Saturday, April 27, 1968
Baltimore Orioles 6, Boston Red Sox 0
Memorial Stadium (Baltimore)
|Kansas City Royals (AL)|
|Friday, April 27, 1973
Kansas City Royals 3, Detroit Tigers 0
Tiger Stadium (Detroit)
(His first of two no-hitters)
|Minnesota Twins (AL)|
|Wednesday, April 27, 1994
Minnesota Twins 6, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (Minneapolis)
|Boston Red Sox (AL)|
|Saturday, April 27, 2002
Boston Red Sox 10, Tampa Bay Devil Rays 0
Fenway Park (Boston)
|Philadelphia Phillies (NL)|
|Sunday, April 27, 2003
Philadelphia Phillies 1, San Francisco Giants 0
Veterans Stadium (Philadelphia)
The May 15 crew includes Claude Hendrix, Clyde Shoun, Virgil Trucks, Don Cardwell, Nolan Ryan and Len Barker. Sept. 20 was kind to Larry Corcoran, Jimmy “Nixey” Callahan, Nick Maddox, Frank Smith, Hoyt Wilhelm and Bob Moose.
Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter thrown on the final game of 2014 added September 28 to the list, with Ed Cushman, Allie Reynolds, Ryan, an Oakland A’s tandem (Vida Blue 5, Glenn Abbott 1, Paul Lindblad 1 and Rollie Fingers 2) and Homer Bailey joining Zimmermann.