Dave Davenport pitched the fifth (and final) no-hitter in the Federal League for the St. Louis Terriers.
Happy birthday to four no-no pitchers: Justin Verlander, who threw two no-nos for the Detroit Tigers, Clyde Wright, who threw one for the California Angels, Jim Wilson, who tossed one for the Milwaukee Braves, and Dave Davenport, who threw one for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League.
Verlander, who turns 33 today, threw his on:
- Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Detroit Tigers 4, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Comerica Park (Detroit)
- Saturday, May 7, 2011
Detroit Tigers 9, Toronto Blue Jays 0
Rogers Centre (Toronto)
Wright, who turns 75, threw his on:
- Friday, July 3, 1970
California Angels 4, Oakland Athletics 0
Anaheim Stadium (Anaheim)
Wilson, born 94 years ago on this day, threw his on:
- Sunday, June 12, 1954
Milwaukee Braves 2, Philadelphia Phillies 0
Milwaukee County Stadium (Milwaukee)
Davenport, born 126 years ago on this day, threw his on:
- Tuesday, September 7, 1915 (First game of doubleheader)
St. Louis Terriers 3, Chicago Chi-Feds/Whales 0
Handlan’s Park (St. Louis)
Author: Dirk Lammers
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.
Actually 4 no-hitter pitchers born on this day. Dave Davenport (1890) threw a 1915 #nohitter for the St.L Terriers http://t.co/pmbjZL6Stb
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