Today is the 82nd anniversary of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment of tossing the second of two back-to-back no-hitters. In part 6 of 6 in our series, we look at the last of the “other” no-hit starts – Rex Barney.
On Saturday, June 15, 1963, the San Francisco Giants’ Juan Marichal threw a no-no against the Colt .45’s and the Milwaukee Braves’ Tony Cloninger tossed an immaculate 8th inning against the Phillies.
Johnny Vander Meer became the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in back-to-back starts, 82 years ago today.
Padres prospect George Stablein threw a AAA no-hitter witnessed by the San Diego Chicken, 39 years ago today.
Repeating a series of posts we launched back in 2016, we’re using these the days between Vandeer Meer’s starts to account for the other six times that major-league pitchers have had back-to-back starts with no-hits.
Charles “Pat” Dougherty threw a Negro Leagues no-hitter for the Chicago American Giants a day after a teammate threw one, 107 years ago today.