The Buffalo Bisons’ “Doc” Amole threw an Opening Day no-hitter in the inaugural game of the newly rebranded American League, 119 years ago today, but the new circuit wasn’t yet considered part of the major leagues.
The 21-year-old Feller used his “heater from Van Meter” fastball on April 16, 1940 to mow down eight White Sox batters as the Cleveland Indians topped Chicago 1-0.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Cicotte threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns, 103 years ago today.
The California Angels’ Mark Langston and Mike Witt combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners, 30 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres’ Bruce Hurst took an Opening Day no-hitter bid into the seventh inning, 30 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres’ no no-hitters streak celebrates its 51st birthday today. On Tuesday April 8, 1969, in the franchise’s first game, Padres starter Dick Selma gave up a leadoff single to right to the Houston Astros’ Jesús Alou, starting the no no-hitters streak at 1.