Major-league baseball notched its 300th no-hitter one year ago today. On May 7, 2019, A’s pitcher Mike Fiers tossed his second career no-hitter, holding the Cincinnati Reds hitless during a 2-0 win.
On May 5, 1962, Belinsky no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 2-0 win that launched the former Trenton pool shark into Hollywood stardom.
The Chicago Cubs’ Hippo Vaughn and the Cincinnati Reds’ Fred Toney each held their opponents hitless through nine innings of baseball at Weeghman Park on Wednesday, May 2, 1917.
Nolan Ryan, pitching for the Texas Rangers at the age of 44 on May 1, 1991, struck out 16 Blue Jays and held the others to no hits as the Rangers topped Toronto 3-0.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Wes Ferrell threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns and helped his cause with a homer, 89 years ago today.
The COVID-19 shutdown has left major-league baseball with no chance for a no-hitter today on a date that has yielded six no-nos since 1944.