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.
Happy birthday to Dock Ellis, the only major league pitcher known to throw a no-hitter under the influence of LSD.
Harry McIntire, who threw 10⅔ innings of no-hit ball for the Brooklyn Superbas in 1906 before losing his no-no, was born 141 years ago today.
Today is the 50th anniversary of Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Bob Moose temporarily interrupting the Miracle Mets’ postseason push with a no-hitter at Shea Stadium.
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.
Chris Young, Major League Baseball’s current vice president of on-field operations, took a San Diego Padres no-hitter into the eighth inning, 13 years ago today.