Forsch’s brother, Ken Forsch, also threw a no-hitter while with the Houston Astros – a 6-0 win on over the Atlanta Braves on April 7, 1979.
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 Sacramento, California threw a 3-0 no-no against the Montreal Expos. Forsch died in Weeki Wachee, Florida in 2011.