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.
The Hanwha Eagles’ Song Jin-woo tossed a Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) no-hitter, 20 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres took ownership of the major-league record for regular-season no-hit futility, one year ago today.
The Baltimore Black Sox’s Laymon Yokely tossed a no-hitter during the second game of a doubleheader after throwing five-plus innings of the opener, 93 years ago today.
“Toothpick” Sam Jones, pitching for the Chicago Cubs on May 12, 1955, no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 4-0 win at Wrigley Field.
Pitching for Winchester of the Bluegrass League on May 10, 1909, Toney held Lexington to zero hits over 17 frames while striking out 19 batters.