A pair of Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers combined to no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers in a Grapefruit League matchup, 52 years ago today.
Happy 166th birthday to Ed Cushman, who threw a no-hitter for the Milwaukee Brewers of the Union Association on September 28, 1884.
Happy 57th birthday to former Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Warren, who tossed a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum on September 29, 1983.
Larry McKeon and Charlie Geggus, the earliest no-hitter throwers to have their games tossed off the official list, were both born on this date.
The Houston Astros took a no-hitter into the ninth inning in Grapefruit League play Friday before the Minnesota Twins’ Ryan LaMarre led off the ninth by hitting an opposite-field double.
Today would be the 114th birthday of Claude “Red” Grier, who threw baseball’s first World Series no-hitter in 1926.