Dwight “Doc” Gooden threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, 23 years ago today. On Tuesday, May 14, 1996, Gooden no-hit the Seattle Mariners for a 2-0 victory at Yankee Stadium. “Doc” appeared to be running out of steam in the ninth frame as he walked Alex Rodriguez and Edgar Martínez and then threw…
“Toothpick” Sam Jones became the first African-American to throw a Major League Baseball no-hitter, 64 years ago today.
Randy Ready helped the San Diego Padres avoid getting no-hit for the third time, 31 years ago today.
The St. Louis Browns’ “Bobo” Holloman threw a no-hitter in his first major league start, 56 years ago today.
The Cincinnati Reds’ Ted Breitenstein and the Baltimore Orioles’ Jim Jay Hughes threw no-hitters on the same day, 121 years ago today.
Guy Hecker, who tossed a Louisville Eclipse no-hitter in 1882, was born 163 years ago today.