“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 Miami Marlins’ Edinson Vólquez became the first major-league pitcher to throw a no-hitter after leaving the San Diego Padres, two years ago today.
“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.
Today is the 100th anniversary of the Cincinnati Reds’ Horace “Hod” Eller’s no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Happy 29th birthday to Henderson Alvarez, who ended the 2013 Miami Marlins’ season with a no-hitter and kicked off the celebration in the on-deck circle.
The Miami Marlins nearly tossed a combined no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League play on Sunday, falling just three outs shy of the feat during a 4-2 win at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida.