The New York Giants’ Red Ames tossed 9⅓ innings of no-hit ball in an effort that should have been MLB’s first Opening Day no-hitter, 110 years ago today.
Today marks the 72th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the major-league color barrier.
The Atlanta Braves’ Kent Mercker threw a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers, 25 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres set a major-league record by becoming the first club to open a season by getting shut out three straight times, three years ago today
The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest regular-season no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 18 years ago today.
Birthday wishes today to Jack Stivetts and Frank ‘Big Jeff’ Pfeffer, a couple of Bostonians who threw their National League no-hitters more than a century ago.