On Saturday, June 15, 1963, the San Francisco Giants’ Juan Marichal threw a no-no against the Colt .45’s and the Milwaukee Braves’ Tony Cloninger tossed an immaculate 8th inning against the Phillies.
Johnny Vander Meer became the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in back-to-back starts, 82 years ago today.
We’ve reached Part 3 of our look at baseball’s six “other” back to back starts in recognition of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment 82 years ago. Today we celebrate Gary Gentry.
Repeating a series of posts we launched back in 2016, we’re using these the days between Vandeer Meer’s starts to account for the other six times that major-league pitchers have had back-to-back starts with no-hits.
The San Diego Padres’ Bruce Hurst took an Opening Day no-hitter bid into the seventh inning, 30 years ago today.
The Houston Astros’ Ken Forsch (1979) and the Detroit Tigers’ Jack Morris (1984) threw no-hitters on this date.