Happy 30th birthday to Chris Heston, who threw a San Francisco Giants no-hitter against the New York Mets in 2016 in his 13th major league start.
Fred Frankhouse, a Dodgers pitcher who threw an eight-inning no-hitter but is not included in the official record books, was born 114 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres’ no no-hitters streak was born at San Diego Stadium, 49 years today. On April 8, 1969, Padres starter Dick Selma gave up a leadoff single to the Houston Astros’ Jesús Alou to mark the first Padres game without a no-hitter.
Today is a busy day for no-no birthdays, with Bill Stoneman turning 74, Tom Phoebus turning 76 and Ed Lafitte (1866) born on this day.
We’re sending out some no-no birthday wishes today to Bert Blyleven and Tommy Greene.
Happy birthday to Boston Americans’ pitcher Bill Dinneen, who threw a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox more than a century ago.