Today marks the 72th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the major-league color barrier.
The Colorado Rockies German Marquez took a no-hitter into the eighth inning on Sunday but lost it on an Evan Longoria single threaded between third and short.
The Philadelphia Athletics’ Herb Pennock came within one out of throwing the majors’ first Opening Day no-hitter, 104 years ago today.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Cicotte threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns, 102 years ago today.
Happy 64th birthday to former San Diego Padres pitcher Chris Welsh, who took a Friars no-hitter into the seventh inning in 1982.
Happy birthday to Claude Hendrix, who threw a Federal League no-hitter for the Chicago Chi-Feds/Whales in 1915.