The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest regular-season no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 18 years ago today.
Happy birthday to Dick Fowler, the majors’ first Canadian-born no-hitter thrower.
Happy 152nd birthday to Denton True “Cy” Young, who won 511 games and threw three no-hitters.
Today would be the 94th birthday of Alva “Bobo” Holloman, who pitched a no-hitter for the St. Louis Browns in 1953 in his first major-league start.
The St. Louis Browns threw an 8 1/2-inning Spring Training no-hitter against the Boston Braves but lost, 72 years ago today.
Steve Barber, who threw 8⅔ innings of a 9-inning no-hit loss in 1967, was born 81 years ago today.