The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 17 years ago today.
On Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Baltimore’s Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Nomo no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 3-0 win. He walked three and struck out 11. It was Nomo’s second no-hitter, and it came during the Red Sox’s second game of the 2011 season.
On Tuesday, September 17, 1996, while pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Nomo no-hit the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field for a 9-0 win.