72 years ago today, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Murry Dickson accomplished something that has been matched by just two other major-league pitchers: He tossed a 9-inning no-hitter in spring training.
One of the greatest pitchers to not throw a no-hitter was born 133 years ago today.
Happy birthday to three no-hitter throwers — Don Nottebart, Frank “Red” Donahue and Bobby Burke.
Happy 76th birthday to #Padres no-no killer Denny Doyle, who tagged Steve Arlin for a 9th-inning bunt single in 1972.
The Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer threw baseball’s 289th no-hitter four years ago today, becoming just the second pitcher to plunk the 27th batter during a perfecto yet recover for the no-no.
Miles “Alex” Main, who threw a no-hitter for the Kansas City Packers in 1915, was born 135 years ago today. ,Main no-hit the Buffalo Buffeds/Blues in a Federal League match-up at Buffalo’s International Fair Association Grounds on August 16, 1915. Only three Buffeds reached base thanks to one walk and a couple of Kansas City…