The Texas Rangers’ Bartolo Colon took a perfect game into the eighth inning on Sunday before losing it on a leadoff walk and then saying goodbye to the no-hitter on a double.
Happy 30th birthday to Chris Heston, who threw a San Francisco Giants no-hitter against the New York Mets in 2016 in his 13th major league start.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the first NoNoHitters.com Mets count update post.
Fifty-three years ago today, the New York Mets threw the club’s first no-hitter, with Gary Kroll and Gordie Richardson combining for nine innings of no-hit ball during a 6-0 spring training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Petersburg, Florida.
A quintet of “replacement” Atlanta Braves pitchers no-hit the “replacement” New York Mets, 23 years ago today.
Wishing a happy 82nd birthday to Sandy Koufax, who tossed four no-hitters — one of them perfect — for the 1960s Los Angeles Dodgers. The Brooklyn-born southpaw pitched his no-nos in consecutive years from 1962-’65, culminating with a perfecto over the Chicago Cubs in ’65. The Cubs played nearly 50 years until they were no-hit…