Happy 54th birthday to Bret Saberhagen, who threw a no-hitter for the Kansas City Royals in 1991.
The California Angels’ Mark Langston and Mike Witt tossed a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners, 28 years ago today.
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.