Happy 93rd birthday to Carl Erskine, who threw two no-hitters for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Erskine and the Kansas City Royals’ Steve Busby threw no-hitters on this date.
Dwight “Doc” Gooden threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, 23 years ago today. On Tuesday, May 14, 1996, Gooden no-hit the Seattle Mariners for a 2-0 victory at Yankee Stadium. “Doc” appeared to be running out of steam in the ninth frame as he walked Alex Rodriguez and Edgar Martínez and then threw…
“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.
The Chicago Cubs’ Hippo Vaughn and the Cincinnati Reds’ Fred Toney each held their opponents hitless through 9 innings of baseball, 102 years ago today.
Also on this date, a no-hitter by Cubs’ Jake Arrieta and a perfecto by the White Sox’s Humber.