72 years ago today, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Murry Dickson accomplished something that has been matched by just two other major-league pitchers: He tossed a 9-inning no-hitter in spring training.
Happy 83rd birthday to Sonny Siebert, who threw a no-hitter for the Cleveland Indians in 1966 after promising the feat to his wife.
Opening Day no-no thrower Bob Feller became the first player to enlist in the military after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, 78 years ago today.
“Bullet” Joe Bush, who threw a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1916, was born 127 years ago today.
Armando Galarraga threw what should have been declared major-league baseball’s 21st perfect game, nine years ago today.
“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.