Happy 54th birthday to Kevin Gross, who threw a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1992.
On Monday, August 17, 1992, Gross no-hit the San Francisco Giants for a 2-0 win at Dodger Stadium. Gross walked two batters in the second inning and hit pinch-hitter Mark Leonard with a pitch in the ninth.
Dirk Lammers is a veteran journalist who began rooting for the New York Mets in the early-1970s when the team’s no no-hitter count was barely 2,000 games old. Lammers has since turned his research into Baseball’s No-Hit Wonders: More Than a Century of Pitching’s Greatest Feats (Unbridled Books) and NoNoHitters.com, where he maintains the Internet's largest archive of no-hitter information.