Renowned sports statistician Seymour Siwoff, who died Friday at the age of 99, played a part in the 1991 decision that required official no-hitters to last nine innings.
Happy 92th birthday to the legendary Vin Scully, who called far more no-hitters than any other baseball broadcaster.
Happy 61st birthday to Dave Righetti, who in 1983 became the first New York Yankees pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Don Larsen.
“Bullet” Joe Bush, who threw a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1916, was born 127 years ago today.
Happy 36th birthday to Matt Garza, who threw the only no-hitter in Tampa Bay Rays history.
The Houston Astros’ Zack Greinke nearly no-hit the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night, falling just two outs short of allowing the Astros to become the first team in major-league history to toss three no-nos in a season.