Also on this date, a no-hitter by Cubs’ Jake Arrieta and a perfecto by the White Sox’s Humber.
The West Baden Sprudels’ John Goodgame threw a Negro Leagues no-hitter against the French Lick Plutos, 108 years ago today.
The Cleveland Naps’ (Indians’) Addie Joss threw the second of his two no-hitters, both against the Chicago White Sox, 109 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres came within four outs of the team’s first-ever no-hitter, one year ago today.
The Buffalo Bisons’ “Doc” Amole threw an Opening Day no-hitter in the inaugural game of the newly rebranded American League, 119 years ago today, but the new circuit wasn’t yet considered part of the major leagues.
The Los Angeles Angels’ Rudy May came within five outs of tossing a no-hitter in his major-league debut, 54 years ago today.