MLB’s best pitching performance occurred 59 years ago today. On May 26, 1959, the Pirates’ Harvey Haddix retired 36 Milwaukee Braves batters for a perfect game through 12 innings, but his team couldn’t score.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Josh Beckett no-hit the Philadelphia Phillies, four years ago today.
The Philadelphia Athletics’ Al Atkinson no-hit the Pittsburgh Alleghenys (Pirates), 134 years ago today.
The Kansas City Monarchs’ Eugene Marvin Collins threw what is considered to be the final no-hitter in major Negro Leagues history, 69 years ago today.
Happy 55th birthday to David Wells, who threw a perfect game for the New York Yankees just over 20 years ago.
Randy Johnson threw the majors’ 17th perfect game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks’ first no-hitter, 14 years ago today.