“Toothpick” Sam Jones, pitching for the Chicago Cubs on May 12, 1955, no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 4-0 win at Wrigley Field.
Major-league baseball notched its 300th no-hitter one year ago today. On May 7, 2019, A’s pitcher Mike Fiers tossed his second career no-hitter, holding the Cincinnati Reds hitless during a 2-0 win.
On May 5, 1962, Belinsky no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 2-0 win that launched the former Trenton pool shark into Hollywood stardom.
A happy 63rd birthday to Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics on June 29, 1990. Later that evening, Fernando Valenzuela threw a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
“Bullet” Joe Bush, who threw a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1916, was born 127 years ago today.
“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.