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.
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.