Happy 72nd birthday to Bill Plummer, who zapped Randy Jones’ chance to toss the San Diego #Padres’ first no-hitter in 1975.
Stephen Piscotty’s first-inning homer at the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday extended the Oakland Athletics streak of avoiding a no-hitter to a league-leading 4,381 regular-season games.
No-no throwers Vern Kennedy and Clyde Shoun were born on this date.
Happy 31st birthday to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw, who threw a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies in 2014.
Tadashi Kameda tossed the first of his two Japanese Baseball League no-hitters, 79 years ago today.
Today would be the 131st birthday of Frank Wickware, who threw a Negro Leagues no-hitter for the Chicago American Giants in 1914.