The Buffalo Bisons’ “Doc” Amole threw an Opening Day no-hitter in the inaugural game of the newly rebranded American League, 119 years ago today, but the new circuit wasn’t yet considered part of the major leagues.
John Montgomery Ward, who threw the majors’ second perfect game in 1880, was born 159 years ago today.
Fred “Dupee” Shaw threw a five-inning no-hitter for the National League’s Providence Grays, 133 years ago today.
The Chicago Cubs’ Jake Arrieta no-hit the Cincinnati Reds, two years ago today.
John Montgomery Ward, who threw the majors’ second perfect game in 1880, was born 158 years ago today.
The Buffalo Bisons’ Pud Galvin tossed the majors’ most lopsided no-hitter, 133 years ago today. On Monday, August 4, 1884, at Detroit’s Recreation Park, Galvin no-hit the Detroit Wolverines for an 18-0 win. The Detroit Free Press wasn’t exactly complimentary: “It may not be much of a feat to shut out without a hit such…