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.
Happy birthday to Dick Fowler, the majors’ first Canadian-born no-hitter thrower.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ Murry Dickson no-hit the New York Yankees in a Grapefruit League game, 71 years ago today.
A pair of Cleveland Indians pitchers tossed a Spring Training no-hitter against the New Orleans Pelicans — the Indians’ Class A Southern Association affiliate — 89 years ago today.
Happy 152nd birthday to Denton True “Cy” Young, who won 511 games and threw three no-hitters.
The Detroit Tigers’ Jordan Zimmermann took an Opening Day perfect game bid into the seventh inning on Thursday, but Bob Feller’s reign as being the only MLB pitcher to toss a no-hitter to start the season remains safe another year.