The Nippon Ham Fighters’ Yasumitsu Shibata no-hit the Kintetsu Buffaloes, 28 years ago today.
George Mogridge threw the New York Yankees’ first no-hitter, 101 years ago today, walking three, striking out three and overcoming three Yankees errors while holding the Boston Red Sox hitless for a 2-1 win.
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.