The New York Yankees took a combined no-hitter into the eighth inning on Sunday before the Cleveland Indians’ Yonder Alonso led off the inning with a single to right off reliever Dellin Betances.
The Cleveland Indians’ John Farrell lost a no-hitter in the ninth inning, 29 years ago today. A premature champagne order might have jinxed the feat.
Five no-hitters have been thrown on this date (April 30), but only four of the pitchers (Charlie Robertson, James “Tex” Carleton, Bob Feller and Jim Maloney) also earned a victory.
The Cleveland Indians’ Wes Ferrell threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns and helped his cause with a homer, 87 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.
The Cleveland Naps’ (Indians’) Addie Joss threw the second of his two no-hitters 108 years ago today.