NoNoHitters.com sends out birthday wishes to a couple of Philadelphians who threw no-nos more than 100 years apart.
Today would be the 131st birthday of Jeff Tesreau, who threw a no-hitter for the New York Giants back in 1912 thanks to what could have become known as the Merkle-Wilson boner.
Happy 128th birthday to Charles “Dazzy” Vance, who threw a no-hitter for the Brooklyn Robins in 1925.
A happy 70th birthday to Burt Hooton, who threw a no-hitter for the Chicago Cubs in just his fourth major-league start.
Two-time no-no thrower Warren Spahn was elected to the Hall of Fame, 46 years ago today.
Lew Burdette, who threw a no-hitter for the Milwaukee Braves in 1960, was born 92 years ago today.