The Browns’ Jim Bilbrey, Sam Zoldak and Mulbrey Sanford held the Braves hitless through eight but lose.
Five Atlanta Braves pitchers threw a Grapefruit League no-hitter against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 15 years ago today.
Dick Kelly, Larry Maxie and Phil Niekro combine for leap-day no-no, 56 years ago today.
One of the greatest pitchers to not throw a no-hitter was born 133 years ago today.
Happy birthday to four no-no pitchers: Justin Verlander, who threw two no-nos for the Detroit Tigers and one for the Houston Astros; Clyde Wright, who threw one for the California Angels; Jim Wilson, who tossed one for the Milwaukee Braves; and Dave Davenport, who threw one for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League.
A happy 63rd birthday to Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics on June 29, 1990. Later that evening, Fernando Valenzuela threw a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers.