Happy 34nd birthday to the Minnesota Twins’ Anibal Sánchez, who threw a no-hitter for the Florida Marlins in 2006.
Happy 131st birthday to Grover Cleveland “Ol’ Pete” Alexander, one of the greatest pitchers not to throw a no-hitter.
The Philadelphia Phillies traded no-no pitcher Rick Wise to the St. Louis Cardinals for Steve Carlton, 44 years ago today.
Steve Barber, who threw 8⅔ innings of a 9-inning no-hit loss in 1967, was born 80 years ago today.
Happy 61st birthday to Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics in 1990.
Happy 68th birthday to Burt Hooton, who threw a no-hitter for the Chicago Cubs in just his fourth major-league start.