Today’s is the six-year anniversary of “King” Felix Hernandez’s perfect game and the 28th anniversary of Terry Mulholland’s no-hitter.
Happy 136th birthday to the New York Giants’ Red Ames, who threw nine innings of no-hit ball on Opening Day in 1909 before giving up a hit in the 10th and losing the game in the 13th.
The Brooklyn Grooms’ Tom Lovett threw a no-hitter against the New York Giants, 129 years ago today.
On Saturday, June 15, 1963, the San Francisco Giants’ Juan Marichal threw a no-no against the Colt .45’s and the Milwaukee Braves’ Tony Cloninger tossed an immaculate 8th inning against the Phillies.
“Toothpick” Sam Jones, pitching for the Chicago Cubs on May 12, 1955, no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 4-0 win at Wrigley Field.
The Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer threw baseball’s 289th no-hitter four years ago today, becoming just the second pitcher to plunk the 27th batter during a perfecto yet recover for the no-no.