The New York Mets’ Gary Gentry took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, 48 years ago today, settling instead for the franchise’s fifth one-hitter as the Mets topped the Cubs 4-0 at Wrigley Field.
Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 63 years ago today.
The Marlins’ Al Leiter, the Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax and the Reds’ Horace “Hod” Eller threw no-hitters on this date.
The Montreal Expos’ Charlie Lea threw a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants, 37 years ago today.
Dizzy Dismukes threw a no-hitter for the Indianapolis ABCs, 103 years ago today.
The Oakland Athletics’ Dallas Braden threw the majors’ 19th perfect game, eight years ago today.