Today is the 60th anniversary of Jim Bunning’s first no-hitter. On July 20, 1958, while pitching for the Detroit Tigers, Bunning threw his first of two no-hitters by blanking the Boston Red Sox 3-0 during the first game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park.
Twenty-eight years ago today, on June 29, 1990, the Oakland A’s Dave Stewart and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela threw no-hitters on the same day.
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.