Two pitchers who threw no-hitters – Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson – were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame 83 years ago today.
Happy 92nd birthday to Carl Erskine, who threw two no-hitters for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax threw his fourth no-hitter in the form of a perfect game, 53 years ago today.
Forty-six years ago today, on Sept. 2, 1972, the Chicago Cubs’ Milt Pappas no-hit the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field, becoming the only pitcher in MLB history to lose a perfect game by walking the 27th batter but still get a no-hitter (two others did it on hit batsmen).
Four MLB pitchers threw no-nos on this date, with the oldest occurring 106 years ago by the St. Louis Browns’ Earl Hamilton.
The Chicago Oprhans’ Walter Thornton no-hit the Brooklyn Bridegrooms, 120 years ago today.