Today would be the 131st birthday of Jeff Tesreau, who threw a no-hitter for the New York Giants back in 1912 thanks to what could have become known as the Merkle-Wilson boner.
Two pitchers who threw no-hitters – Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson – were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame 83 years ago today.
Two-time no-no thrower Warren Spahn was elected to the Hall of Fame, 46 years ago today.
Happy 92nd birthday to Carl Erskine, who threw two no-hitters for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The Miami Marlins’ Henderson Alvarez finished off the 2013 season with a no-hitter that ended with a walk-off wild pitch, five years ago today.
The San Francisco Giants’ Ed Halicki tossed a no-hitter against the New York Mets, 43 years ago today.