The San Diego Padres’ Joe Niekro took an Astrodome no-hitter into the seventh inning, 50 years ago today.
Sending out 80th birthday wishes to Phil Niekro, who tossed a no-hitter for the Atlanta Braves against the San Diego Padres 46 seasons ago.
Future Hall of Famer Phil Niekro closed out a leap-day no-hitter against the University of Miami, 55 years ago.
Happy 79th birthday to Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, who threw a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in 1973.
Three Milwaukee Braves rookies joined forces to no-hit the University of Miami for a Grapefruit League leap-day no-no, 54 years ago.
Knuckleballer Phil Niekro threw the Braves’ first no-hitter after the club’s move to Atlanta, 44 years ago today. Sticking with his trademark knuckler from the seventh inning on, Niekro no-hit the San Diego Padres for a 9-0 win at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium on Sunday, August 5, 1973. Niekro had been mixing in fastballs and sliders…