Today would be the 99th birthday of Bill McCahan, who threw a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Athletics as a rookie in 1947.
The Detroit Stars’ Bill Gatewood threw the first Negro National League no-hitter, 99 years ago today.
Frank Mountain threw the second and final no-hitter in Columbus Buckeyes history, 136 years ago today.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax threw his third career no-hitter, 57 years ago today.
Today is the eighth anniversary of Johan Santana breaking the Mets’ no no-hitters streak at 8,019 regular-season games.
Had the great privilege of appearing on Mark Simon’s terrific Sports Info Solutions Baseball Podcast today to chat about no-hitters and the role of defense, umpires and other things. Take a listen at the link below.