Today would be the 122nd birthday of Andy Cooper, who threw a Negro National League no-hitter for the Detroit Stars in 1925.
The Houston Colt .45’s Ken Johnson threw a no-hitter and lost, 54 years ago today.
Saturday night’s no-hitter by the Oakland Athletics’ Sean Manaea was the first no-hitter that featured umpire Harry Wendelsted behind the plate. Hunter’s dad, the late Harry Wendelstedt was behind the plate for five National League no-hitters.
The Boston Red Sox’ streak of avoiding a no-hitter would have turned 25 today, if not for Sean Manaea.
The Oakland Athletics’ Sean Manaea no-hit the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night, the 297th no-hitter in MLB history.
The Padres’ Tyson Ross came within four outs of a no-hitter at Chase Field on April 20, 2018.