A 1980s Spring Training game at St. Petersburg's Al Lang Stadium
Murry Dickson

Murry Dickson

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Murry Dickson no-hit the World Champion New York Yankees in a spring training contest, 68 years ago today.

On Tuesday, March 30, 1948, at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida, Dickson no-hit the Yanks for a 7-0 win. The losing pitcher was Bill Bevens, who just missed tossing the World Series’ first no-hitter the previous season in what became known as the “Cookie Game.” In Game 4 of the 1947 World Series, Bevens threw 8 2/3 innings of no-hit ball before Cookie Lavagetto lined a double off the right field wall to kill the no-no and drive home two runs for the Dodgers win.

Here’s our newly compiled list of spring training no-nos.

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