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.
The Minnesota Twins took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Saturday night, settling for a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.
Happy birthday to Dick Fowler, the only Canadian-born no-hitter thrower.
Perhaps 2018 will be another year of the pitcher, as Major League Baseball is opening its season on Cy Young’s birthday.
Today would be the 93rd birthday of Alva “Bobo” Holloman, who pitched a no-hitter for the St. Louis Browns in 1953.