The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Howie Camnitz threw a five-inning, darkness-shortened no-hitter, 109 years ago today.
Pitching during the second game of a Friday, August 23, 1907, doubleheader at the Polo Grounds, Camnitz no-hit the New York Giants for five innings before the game was called with the Pirates leading 1-0.
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.