Horace “Hod” Eller, Sandy Koufax and Al Leiter threw no-hitters on this date.
Eller, a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, no-hit the St. Louis Cardinals at Redland Field 96 years ago today.
Koufax, who threw four no-hitters with the Los Angeles Dodgers, tossed his second no-no against the San Francisco Giants on this date in 1963.
Leiter threw the Florida Marlins first no-hitter 19 years ago today. The New Jersey native no-hit the Colorado Rockies for an 11-0 win at Joe Robbie Stadium.
Also, a late shout-out to the Montreal Expos’ Charlie Lea, who no-hit the Giants during the second game of a no-hitter 34 years ago yesterday.