The Philadelphia Phillies’ Jim Bunning tossed a Fathers Day perfect game against the New York Mets, 56 years ago today.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies six years ago today.
Today is the 82nd anniversary of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment of tossing the second of two back-to-back no-hitters. In part 6 of 6 in our series, we look at the last of the “other” no-hit starts – Rex Barney.
On Saturday, June 15, 1963, the San Francisco Giants’ Juan Marichal threw a no-no against the Colt .45’s and the Milwaukee Braves’ Tony Cloninger tossed an immaculate 8th inning against the Phillies.
Johnny Vander Meer became the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in back-to-back starts, 82 years ago today.
The great Sandy Koufax takes up the No. 5 spot on our look at baseball’s six “other” back to back starts in recognition of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment 82 years ago.