Phil Cockrell threw the second of his two no-hitters for Hilldale, 96 years ago today.
On Saturday, August 19, 1922, at Chicago’s Schorling Park, Cockrell no-hit the Chicago American Giants for a 5-0 win. Cockrell struck out seven and walked three,
His first no-hitter came on September 5, 1921, during the second game of a Monday doubleheader against the Detroit Stars. Hilldale won that contest 3-0.
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.