The Houston Astros’ Ken Forsch (1979) and the Detroit Tigers’ Jack Morris (1984) threw no-hitters on this date.
The Browns’ Jim Bilbrey, Sam Zoldak and Mulbrey Sanford held the Braves hitless through eight but lose.
Five Atlanta Braves pitchers threw a Grapefruit League no-hitter against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 15 years ago today.
Dick Kelly, Larry Maxie and Phil Niekro combine for leap-day no-no, 56 years ago today.
Happy birthday to four no-no pitchers: Justin Verlander, who threw two no-nos for the Detroit Tigers and one for the Houston Astros; Clyde Wright, who threw one for the California Angels; Jim Wilson, who tossed one for the Milwaukee Braves; and Dave Davenport, who threw one for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League.
Today would be the 75th birthday of Don Wilson, who threw no-hitters for the Houston Astros in 1967 and 1969.