The Atlanta Braves’ Sean Newcomb fell one out short of throwing the 300th no-hitter in major-league baseball history on Sunday.
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.
Two major-league no-hitters and two Negro Leagues no-nos were thrown on this date.
The Chicago Pirates’ Silver King tossed a complete-game no-hitter and lost, 128 years ago today, in a feat that’s no longer considered an official no-no.
The Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Erskine and the Kansas City Royals’ Steve Busby threw no-hitters on this date.