Today is the 60th anniversary of Jim Bunning’s first no-hitter. On July 20, 1958, while pitching for the Detroit Tigers, Bunning threw his first of two no-hitters by blanking the Boston Red Sox 3-0 during the first game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park.
The Oakland Athletics have reached the 27th anniversary since they were last no-hit.
The Philadelphia Phillies’ Frank “Red” Donahue threw a no-hitter against the Boston Beaneaters, 120 years ago today. Donahue, who lost a league leading 35 games for the St. Louis (NL) Browns in 1897, was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies after the season. On Friday, July 8, 1898, he no-hit the 1897 NL pennant winners at…
The Cincinnati Reds’ Homer Bailey threw his second no-hitter, five years ago today.
Twenty-eight years ago today, on June 29, 1990, the Oakland A’s Dave Stewart and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela threw no-hitters on the same day.
Two major-league no-hitters and two Negro Leagues no-nos were thrown on this date.