Happy 86th birthday to “Mr. Baseball” Bob Uecker, who once played in a no-hitter.
Happy 36th birthday to Ubaldo Jimenéz, who tossed the only Colorado Rockies no-hitter in 2010.
“Dicta” Johnson threw a Negro Leagues no-hitter for the Chicago American Giants, 106 years ago today.
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.