The Buffalo Bisons’ “Doc” Amole threw an Opening Day no-hitter in the inaugural game of the newly rebranded American League, 119 years ago today, but the new circuit wasn’t yet considered part of the major leagues.
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.