The late Roy “Doc” Halladay threw a perfect game for the Philadelphia Phillies against the Florida Marlins, eight years ago today.
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 Miami Marlins fell two outs shy of no-hitting the Seattle Mariners, a year ago today.
Three Florida Marlins pitchers threw a spring training no-hitter, nine years ago today.
Happy 34nd birthday to the Minnesota Twins’ Anibal Sánchez, who threw a no-hitter for the Florida Marlins in 2006.