Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 63 years ago today.
The Marlins’ Al Leiter, the Dodgers’ Sandy Koufax and the Reds’ Horace “Hod” Eller threw no-hitters on this date.
The Montreal Expos’ Charlie Lea threw a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants, 37 years ago today.
Happy 32nd birthday to Homer Bailey, the Cincinnati Reds hurler who tossed no-hitters in 2012 and 2013.
The Milwaukee Braves’ Warren Spahn threw his second of two no-hitters, 57 years ago today.
Today is one of two days throughout the calendar year in which we’re most flush with no-no birthdays: Ray Caldwell, Jesse Barnes, Virgil Trucks, Sal Maglie and Mike Scott.