The San Diego Padres are now just one full baseball season, 162 games, away from matching the New York Mets’ mark of no-hit futility.
Dwight Gooden threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, 22 years ago today. Gooden thrice came close to getting a no-no while with the New York Mets.
The New York Mets’ Gary Gentry took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, 48 years ago today, settling instead for the franchise’s fifth one-hitter as the Mets topped the Cubs 4-0 at Wrigley Field.
Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 63 years ago today.
The Marlins’ Al Leiter, the Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax and the Reds’ Horace “Hod” Eller threw no-hitters on this date.
The Montreal Expos’ Charlie Lea threw a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants, 37 years ago today.