Happy 138th birthday to Christy Mathewson, the Hall of Famer who pitched two no-hitters for the New York Giants.
Vic Willis is credited with throwing the second no-hitter for the Braves franchise 119 years ago today, although accounts in both the home and away newspapers recorded this game as a one-hitter.
Jack Stivetts threw a no-hitter for the Boston Beaneaters, 126 years ago today.
The Atlanta Braves’ Sean Newcomb fell one out short of throwing the 300th no-hitter in major-league baseball history on Sunday.
The Los Angeles Angels’ Ervin Santana threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians despite letting the leadoff batter score, seven years ago today.
The San Diego Padres are now just 100 games away from reaching the New York Mets’ mark of most games without a no-hitter to start a franchise.