Today would be the 149th birthday of Charles “Bumpus” Jones, who threw a no-hitter in his major-league debut for the Cincinnati Reds.
Happy 92nd birthday to Carl Erskine, who threw two no-hitters for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Bo Belinsky, the Los Angeles Angels rookie whose 1962 no-hitter thrust him into the Hollywood spotlight, was born 82 years ago today.
Lew Burdette, who threw a no-hitter for the Milwaukee Braves in 1960, was born 92 years ago today.
Today would be the 102nd birthday of Leon Day, who threw an Opening Day no-hitter in the Negro National League in 1946.
Happy birthday to a pair of old-time no-no throwers, Weldon Henley and “Smokey” Joe Wood.