Miles “Alex” Main, who threw a no-hitter for the Kansas City Packers in 1915, was born 135 years ago today. ,Main no-hit the Buffalo Buffeds/Blues in a Federal League match-up at Buffalo’s International Fair Association Grounds on August 16, 1915. Only three Buffeds reached base thanks to one walk and a couple of Kansas City…
“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.
The St. Louis Browns’ “Bobo” Holloman threw a no-hitter in his first major league start, 56 years ago today.
The Montreal Expos’ Bill Stoneman no-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in the Expos franchise’s ninth game, 50 years ago today.
Baseball’s annual Jackie Robinson Day tradition of dressing everyone in Robinson’s iconic No. 42 carries a side plot in the no-hitter world.
Today marks the 72th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the major-league color barrier.