Allie Reynolds, who tossed a pair of no-hitters for the New York Yankees in 1951, was born 102 years ago today.
Satchel Paige became the first Negro Leagues star voted into the Hall of Fame, 48 years ago today.
A happy 70th birthday to Burt Hooton, who threw a no-hitter for the Chicago Cubs in just his fourth major-league start.
Happy 41st birthday to Devern Hansack, who threw a five-inning rain-shortened no-hitter for the Boston Red Sox in 2006.
Baseball’s No-Hit Wonders features a foreword by former MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent and honors such the legendary pitchers and one-shot wonders who have thrown no-nos.
Two pitchers who threw no-hitters – Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson – were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame 83 years ago today.