Today would be the 143rd birthday of Boston Americans’ pitcher Bill Dinneen, who threw a no-hitter and called five of such feats from behind the plate.
The Cleveland Indians fell three outs shy of Major League Baseball’s 300th no-hitter on Thursday, losing a combined effort against the Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field.
Florentino González threw a no-hitter for Camagüey 51 years ago today, the eighth of such feats accomplished during the 1967-’68 season of Cuba’s Serie Nacional de Beisebol.
The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest regular-season no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 18 years ago today.
Guy Hecker, who tossed a Louisville Eclipse no-hitter in 1882, was born 163 years ago today.
Frank Viola and Corey Bailey teamed up to throw a Grapefruit League no-hitter for the Boston Red Sox, 26 years ago today.