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.
Happy 138th birthday to Christy Mathewson, the Hall of Famer who pitched two no-hitters for the New York Giants.
Two major-league no-hitters and two Negro Leagues no-nos were thrown on this date.
The New York Mets’ Gary Gentry took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, 48 years ago today, settling instead for the franchise’s fifth one-hitter as the Mets topped the Cubs 4-0 at Wrigley Field.
Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 63 years ago today.