Hall of Famer Bob Feller threw the only Opening Day no-hitter in MLB history, 79 years ago today.
The Detroit Tigers’ Jordan Zimmermann took an Opening Day perfect game bid into the seventh inning on Thursday, but Bob Feller’s reign as being the only MLB pitcher to toss a no-hitter to start the season remains safe another year.
Five no-hitters have been thrown on this date (April 30), but only four of the pitchers (Charlie Robertson, James “Tex” Carleton, Bob Feller and Jim Maloney) also earned a victory.
Hall of Famer Bob Feller threw the only Opening Day no-hitter in baseball history, 78 years ago today.
It’s official: Bob Feller’s streak of being the only MLB pitcher to toss an Opening Day no-hitter remains intact another year.
It’s looking like Bob Feller’s record for being the only MLB pitcher to thrown an Opening Day no-hitter might be safe another year.