Happy birthday to no-hitter throwers Bert Blyleven (Rangers) and Tommy Greene (Phillies)
Eight Los Angeles Angels pitchers combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners for a 4-0 Cactus League win at Tempe Diablo Stadium, two years ago today.
Happy birthday to four no-no pitchers: Justin Verlander, who threw two no-nos for the Detroit Tigers, Clyde Wright, who threw one for the California Angels, Jim Wilson, who tossed one for the Milwaukee Braves, and Dave Davenport, who threw one for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League.
Bo Belinsky, the Los Angeles Angels rookie whose 1962 no-hitter thrust him into the Hollywood spotlight, was born 82 years ago today.
The California Angels’ Mike Witt threw a perfect game on the final game of the 1984 season, 34 years ago today.
The Los Angeles Angels’ Ervin Santana threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians despite letting the leadoff batter score, seven years ago today.