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.
The Philadelphia Phillies traded no-no pitcher Rick Wise to the St. Louis Cardinals for Steve Carlton, 44 years ago today.
Happy 61st birthday to Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics in 1990.