Monte Pearson, pictured here, and Ed Walsh, pictured above, threw no-hitters on this date.
Today marks the anniversary of no-hitters thrown by the Chicago White Sox’s Ed Walsh (105 years) and the New York Yankees’ Monte Pearson (78 years).
Waslsh no-hit the Boston Red Sox for a 5-0 win at Comiskey Park on Sunday, August 27, 1911,
Pearson threw his no-no against the Indians during the nightcap of a Saturday doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on August 27, 1938. The Yankees topped Cleveland 13-0.
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.
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