Also on this date, a no-hitter by Cubs’ Jake Arrieta and a perfecto by the White Sox’s Humber.
The Philadelphia Athletics’ Herb Pennock came within one out of throwing the majors’ first Opening Day no-hitter, 104 years ago today.
Paul Lindblad and John Wyatt teamed up for the Kansas City Athletics’ only no-hitter 53 years ago today, though the feat came during a Spring Training game.
Happy birthday to Dick Fowler, the majors’ first Canadian-born no-hitter thrower.
Happy 152nd birthday to Denton True “Cy” Young, who won 511 games and threw three no-hitters.
Happy 58th birthday to former Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Warren, who tossed a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum on September 29, 1983.