The Cleveland Indians’ Dennis Eckersley threw a no-hitter against the California Angels, 38 years ago today. Eckersley on Monday, May 30, 1977 at Cleveland Stadium walked just one batter as the Indians topped the Angels 1-0. Eckersley, who also pitched for the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Oakland A’s, now does some studio work…Details
Brooklyn’s Adonis Terry threw the second of his two no-hitters, 127 years ago today. Terry on Sunday, May 27, 1888 no-hit Lousville at Brooklyn’s Ridgewood Park to give the Bridegrooms a 4-0 win over the Colonels. His first no-no came on Saturday, July 24, 1886, when he no-hit the St. Louis Browns for a 1-0…Details
Today is the 56th anniversary of baseball’s greatest pitching performance. On May 26, 1959, in Harvey Haddix’s first season with the Pirates, the Medway, Ohio southpaw retired 36 Milwaukee Braves batters for a perfect game through 12 innings, but his team couldn’t score. Haddix lost the perfect game when Don Hoak threw a routine grounder…Details
Happy birthday to the St. Louis Cardinals Grant “Stoney” McGlynn, who threw a 7-inning darkness-shortened no-hitter in 1906. McGlynn, who was born on this day in 1872, no-hit the Brooklyn Superbas at Brooklyn’s Washington Park for seven innings during the nightcap of a September 24, 1906 doubleheader before the 1-1 game was called due to…Details
Happy 29th birthday to the Washington Nationals Jordan Zimmermann, who threw a no-hitter on the final day of the 2014 season. Zimmermann on Sunday, September 28, 2014 no-hit the Miami Marlins for a 1-0 victory at Nationals Park. It was the first no-hitter for the Nationals franchise since its move from Montreal to D.C. Expos…Details
The Philadelphia Phillies’ Tommy Greene threw a no-hitter against the Montreal Expos, 24 years ago today. Greene on Thursday, May 23, 1991 no-hit the Expos for a 2-0 win at Olympic Stadium.