Saturday night’s no-hitter by the Oakland Athletics’ Sean Manaea was the first no-hitter that featured umpire Harry Wendelsted behind the plate. Hunter’s dad, the late Harry Wendelstedt was behind the plate for five National League no-hitters.
The Oakland Athletics’ Sean Manaea no-hit the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night, the 297th no-hitter in MLB history.
The Kansas City Athletics notched the team’s only no-hitter 52 years ago today, though the no-no came during a spring training game.
Happy birthday to Dick Fowler, the only Canadian-born no-hitter thrower.
Perhaps 2018 will be another year of the pitcher, as Major League Baseball is opening its season on Cy Young’s birthday.
Happy 57th 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.