Johnny Vander Meer became the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in back-to-back starts, 82 years ago today.
Repeating a series of posts we launched back in 2016, we’re using these the days between Vandeer Meer’s starts to account for the other six times that major-league pitchers have had back-to-back starts with no-hits.
Johnny Vander Meer became the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in back-to-back starts, 80 years ago today.
On Saturday, June 11, 1938, 78 years ago today, the Cincinnati Reds’ Johnny Vander Meer no-hit the Boston Bees at home at Crosley Field. Four days later, he would no-hit the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field to become the only major-league pitcher to throw back-to-back no-nos. We decided to use the days between Vandeer Meer’s…