The St. Louis Cardinals’ Michael Wacha fell three outs shy of no-hitting the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon, and Major League Baseball’s 300th no-hitter remains up for grabs.
Today is the sixth anniversary of Johan Santana breaking the Mets’ no no-hitters streak at 8,019 games. As per tradition, we celebrate by repeating our original post from June 1, 2012.
The Marlins’ Al Leiter, the Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax and the Reds’ Horace “Hod” Eller threw no-hitters on this date.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Nick Kingham retired the first 20 batters he faced Sunday in his major league debut before losing the perfect game on a seventh-inning single.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ Murry Dickson no-hit the New York Yankees in a Grapefruit League game, 70 years ago today.
Happy birthday to Lon Warneke, who threw a no-hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1941.