Stephen Piscotty’s first-inning homer at the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday extended the Oakland Athletics streak of avoiding a no-hitter to a league-leading 4,381 regular-season games.
NoNoHitters.com sends out birthday wishes to a couple of Philadelphians who threw no-nos more than 100 years apart.
Today would be the 94th birthday of Alva “Bobo” Holloman, who pitched a no-hitter for the St. Louis Browns in 1953 in his first major-league start.
Happy 62nd birthday to former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter in Toronto in 1990.
The Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez finished off the 2013 season with a no-hitter that ended with a walk-off wild pitch, five years ago today.
The Baltimore Orioles’ Jim Palmer no-hit the Oakland Athletics, 49 years ago today.