Happy 57th birthday to Mark Gardner, who threw nine no-hit innings in 1991 but lost the game in extra innings.
Happy 62nd birthday to former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dave Stewart, who threw a no-hitter in Toronto in 1990.
Happy 92nd birthday to Carl Erskine, who threw two no-hitters for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Today is the 62nd anniversary of Don Larsen’s perfect game for the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series — the first no-hitter in postseason history.
Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax threw his fourth no-hitter in the form of a perfect game, 53 years ago today.
Hilldale’s Phil Cockrell threw a Negro Leagues no-hitter and the Brooklyn Suberbas’ “Nap” Rucker threw a National League no-no on this date.