Twenty-eight years ago today, on June 29, 1990, the Oakland A’s Dave Stewart and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela threw no-hitters on the same day.
It’s now been 37 years since the last Cleveland Indians no-hitter. On Friday, May 15, 1981, at the Indians’ Len Barker tossed a perfect game against the Toronto Blue Jays for a 3-0 victory at Cleveland Stadium.
The Seattle Mariners’ James Paxton no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday evening for Major League’s Baseball’s 299th no-hitter, a 5-0 win at Rogers Centre.
Justin Verlander threw his second career no-hitter, seven years ago today. On Saturday, May 7, 2011, Verlander no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 9-0 victory at the Rogers Centre.
Nolan Ryan threw his major league record seventh no-hitter, 27 years ago today. Ryan, pitching for the Texas Rangers at the age of 44 on May 1, 1991, struck out 16 Blue Jays and held the others to no hits as the Rangers topped Toronto 3-0.
Happy 61st birthday to Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics in 1990.