“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.
The Oakland Athletics’ Mike Fiers tossed his second career no-hitter on Tuesday, the 300th of such feats in major-league history.
The St. Louis Browns’ “Bobo” Holloman threw a no-hitter in his first major league start, 56 years ago today.
Los Angeles Angels rookie Bo Belinsky threw one of the majors’ three May 5 no-hitters, 57 years ago today.
Nolan Ryan threw his major league record seventh no-hitter, 28 years ago today.
Happy birthday to two no-no pitchers, Bill Singer and Howard Ehmke.