Today is the 19th anniversary of MLB’s earliest regular-season no-hitter. On April 4, 2001, during the Boston Red Sox’s second game of the season, Hideo Nomo no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 3-0 win.
One of the greatest pitchers to not throw a no-hitter was born 133 years ago today.
A happy 63rd birthday to Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter for the Oakland Athletics on June 29, 1990. Later that evening, Fernando Valenzuela threw a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Harry McIntire, who threw 10⅔ innings of no-hit ball for the Brooklyn Superbas in 1906 before losing his no-no, was born 141 years ago today.
Don Larsen, the only pitcher to toss a perfect game or no-hitter in MLB World Series history, died Wednesday at the age of 90.
Jim Tobin, who threw a no-hitter for the Boston Braves in 1944, was born 107 years ago today.