The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest regular-season no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 18 years ago today.
Guy Hecker, who tossed a Louisville Eclipse no-hitter in 1882, was born 163 years ago today.
Frank Viola and Corey Bailey teamed up to throw a Grapefruit League no-hitter for the Boston Red Sox, 26 years ago today.
Paul Lindblad and John Wyatt teamed up for the Kansas City Athletics’ only no-hitter 53 years ago today, though the feat came during a Spring Training game.
Sending out 80th birthday wishes to Phil Niekro, who tossed a no-hitter for the Atlanta Braves against the San Diego Padres 46 seasons ago.
Birthday wishes today to Jack Stivetts and Frank ‘Big Jeff’ Pfeffer, a couple of Bostonians who threw their National League no-hitters more than a century ago.