Today would be the 75th birthday of Don Wilson, who threw no-hitters for the Houston Astros in 1967 and 1969.
Wishing a very happy birthday to Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, who turns 73 today. Ryan threw seven no-hitters over a 27-year career.
Happy birthday to three no-hitter throwers — Don Nottebart, Frank “Red” Donahue and Bobby Burke.
The Houston Astros’ Zack Greinke nearly no-hit the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night, falling just two outs short of allowing the Astros to become the first team in major-league history to toss three no-nos in a season.
The Houston Astros’ Justin Verlander threw his third career no-hitter on Sunday, becoming just the sixth pitcher in baseball history to reach that milestone.
The Houston Astros tossed a combined no-hitter against Seattle on Saturday night, marking the second time in less than a month that the Mariners have fallen victim to a no-no.