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.
Happy 68th birthday to Jim Colborn, who threw the first home stadium no-hitter for the Kansas City Royals. Steve Busby threw two no-nos before Colborn, but both were on the road. On May 14, 1977, at Royals Stadium, Colborn no-hit the Texas Rangers for a 6-0 win. It was the first Royals no-no at the…Details
Sending wishes for a happy 52nd birthday to David Wells, who threw a perfect game for the New York Yankees in 1998. On Sunday, May 17, 1998, Wells threw a perfect game at Yankee Stadium for a 4-0 win over the Minnesota Twins. Wells later said in his autobiography that he was still half drunk…Details
Jon Lester tossed the Boston Red Sox’s 18th no-hitter, seven years ago today. Lester on Monday, May 19, 2008 no-hit the Kansas Royals for a 7-0 victory at Fenway Park. The no-no was the fourth caught by Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek, who set a new major league record.Details