Five no-hitters have been thrown on this date (April 30), but only four of the pitchers (Charlie Robertson, James “Tex” Carleton, Bob Feller and Jim Maloney) also earned a victory.
The Cleveland Indians’ Wes Ferrell threw a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns and helped his cause with a homer, 87 years ago today.
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.