Two major-league no-hitters and two Negro Leagues no-nos were thrown on this date.
On Friday, June 27, 1884, Larry Corcoran of the National League’s Chicago White Stockings threw his third no-no, dominating the Providence Grays for a 6-0 win at Lake Front Park.
Ninety-six years ago today, on Tuesday, June 27, 1922, the Detroit Stars’ Bill Force no-hit the St. Louis Giants for a 3-0 win. And 77 years ago today, on Friday, June 27, 1941, the St. Louis Stars’ Gene Smith no-hit the New York Black Yankees for a 6-1 win.
And on Friday, June 27, 1980, 38 years ago today, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Jerry Reuss threw an 8-0 no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park.