“Salida Tom” Hughes, who threw a 1916 no-hitter for the Boston Braves and lost another one in extras for the 1910 New York Highlanders, was born 135 years ago today.
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.