Baltimore native Tom Phoebus tossed a no-hitter for his hometown Orioles, 50 years ago today. On Saturday, April 27, 1968 at Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium, Phoebus struck out nine and issued three walks while holding the Red Sox hitless, with the O’s topping Boston 6-0.
Juan Nieves threw the Milwaukee Brewers’ first and (so far) only no-hitter, 31 years ago today.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Cicotte threw a no-hitter, 101 years ago today.
Happy 37th birthday to the Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma, who broke a streak of 12 straight National League no-hitters by throwing one against the Baltimore Orioles in 2015.
Today is a busy day for no-no birthdays, with Bill Stoneman turning 74, Tom Phoebus turning 76 and Ed Lafitte (1866) born on this day.
The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 17 years ago today.