The Detroit Tigers’ Verlander threw his second career no-hitter, six years ago today. On Saturday, May 7, 2011, Verlander no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays for a 9-0 victory at the Rogers Centre. Verlander walked just one batter in the eighth inning while striking out 4. Also throwing a no-no on this date is the New…Details
Los Angeles Angels rookie Bo Belinsky threw one of the majors’ three May 5 no-hitters, 55 years ago today. On May 5, 1962, Los Angeles Angels rookie Bo Belinsky no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 2-0 win that launched the former Trenton pool shark into Hollywood stardom. On this date in 1917, the St. Louis…Details
“Smokey” Joe Williams tossed a Negro Leagues no-hitter for the New York Lincoln Giants, 98 years ago today. On May 4, 1919, during the first game of a Sunday doubleheader, Williams no-hit the Brooklyn Royal Giants for a 1-0 victory. The hard throwing righty from Seguin, Texas, who also took on the nickname “Cyclone” Joe,…Details
Happy 31st birthday to Homer Bailey, the Cincinnati Reds hurler who tossed no-hitters in 2012 and 2013. Bailey first no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, September 28, 2012 for a 1-0 win at PNC Park. Less than a year later, on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, Bailey no-hit the San Francisco Giants at home at Great…Details
Happy birthday to Jesse “Nip” Winters, who threw two Negro Leagues no-hitters. Winters, born on this day in 1899 in Washington D.C., tossed his no-nos while pitching for the Atlantic City Bacharach Giants and Hilldale. Winters spent the final 30 years of his life until his death in 1971 in Hockessin, Delaware. The town honored…Details
Chris Owings’ 3rd-inning homer off Jered Weaver drives the Padres no no-hitter count up to 7,676, so we throw it back to ’76.