The Cleveland Indians fell three outs shy of Major League Baseball’s 300th no-hitter on Thursday, losing a combined effort against the Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field.
Birthday wishes today to Jack Stivetts and Frank ‘Big Jeff’ Pfeffer, a couple of Bostonians who threw their National League no-hitters more than a century ago.
The Detroit Tigers’ Jordan Zimmermann took an Opening Day perfect game bid into the seventh inning on Thursday, but Bob Feller’s reign as being the only MLB pitcher to toss a no-hitter to start the season remains safe another year.
Once again, we’re spending our first day of baseball season waiting to see if anyone can duplicate Hall of Famer Bob Feller’s accomplishment of throwing an Opening Day no-hitter. Just 28 teams remain as we start Opening Day, as both the Oakland Athletics’ Mike Fiers and the Seattle Mariners’ Marco Gonzales missed their chances during…
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to Irish-born no-no pitchers Tony Mullane and Hugh Daily.
John Montgomery Ward, who threw the majors’ second perfect game in 1880, was born 159 years ago today.