Paige estimated he threw 55 no-hitters over his long, storied career that included stints with numerous teams. Two of those no-nos are documented on our list.
Today would be the 99th birthday of Bill McCahan, who threw a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Athletics as a rookie in 1947.
Happy birthday to Dock Ellis, the only major league pitcher known to throw a no-hitter under the influence of LSD.
One of the greatest pitchers to not throw a no-hitter was born 133 years ago today.
Happy birthday to four no-no pitchers: Justin Verlander, who threw two no-nos for the Detroit Tigers and one for the Houston Astros; Clyde Wright, who threw one for the California Angels; Jim Wilson, who tossed one for the Milwaukee Braves; and Dave Davenport, who threw one for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League.
A happy 63rd birthday to Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics on June 29, 1990. Later that evening, Fernando Valenzuela threw a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers.