What do you get for throwing two no-hitters in a season? How about a trade?
Major League Baseball lowered the pitchers mound height from 15 inches to 10 inches, 51 years ago today.
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.