Happy birthday today to two no-no throwers: Tom Browning and Bill Hawke.
Today is one of two days throughout the calendar year in which we’re most flush with no-no birthdays: Ray Caldwell, Jesse Barnes, Virgil Trucks, Sal Maglie and Mike Scott.
Today would be the 122nd birthday of Andy Cooper, who threw a Negro National League no-hitter for the Detroit Stars in 1925.
Happy birthday to Claude Hendrix, who threw a Federal League no-hitter in 1915.
Happy 37th birthday to the Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma, who broke a streak of 12 straight National League no-hitters by throwing one against the Baltimore Orioles in 2015.
Happy 54th birthday to Bret Saberhagen, who threw a no-hitter for the Kansas City Royals in 1991.