The Texas Rangers’ Bartolo Colon took a perfect game into the eighth inning on Sunday before losing it on a leadoff walk and then saying goodbye to the no-hitter on a double.
Juan Nieves threw the Milwaukee Brewers’ first and (so far) only no-hitter, 31 years ago today.
Today would be the 128th birthday of “Cannonball” Dick Redding, a Negro Leagues pitcher who threw a no-hitter for the Lincoln Giants in 1912 and likely threw dozens more.
Today marks the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the major league color barrier.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Cicotte threw a no-hitter, 101 years ago today.
Happy 48th birthday to Ricardo Rincón, who closed out a combined Pittsburgh Pirates 10-inning no-hitter in 1997.