We’ve reached Part 3 of our look at baseball’s six “other” back to back starts in recognition of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment 82 years ago. Today we celebrate Gary Gentry.
The Montreal Expos’ Bill Stoneman no-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in the Expos franchise’s ninth game, 50 years ago today.
Happy 38th birthday to Hisashi Iwakuma, who broke a streak of 12 straight National League no-hitters by throwing one for the AL’s Seattle Mariners in 2015.
Happy 57th birthday to Mark Gardner, who threw nine no-hit innings in 1991 but lost the game in extra innings.
Happy 56th birthday to San Francisco Giants pitching coach Mark Gardner, who threw nine no-hit innings in 1991 but lost the game in extra innings.
Two perfect games and one plain old no-hitter were thrown on this date. At Dodger Stadium on Sunday, July 28, 1991, the Montreal Expos’ Dennis Martínez retired all of the 27 Los Angeles Dodgers he faced for a 2-0 win. Three years to the day later, on Thursday, July 28, 1994, the Texas Rangers’ Kenny…