Happy 32nd birthday to Homer Bailey, the Cincinnati Reds hurler who tossed no-hitters in 2012 and 2013.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Nick Kingham retired the first 20 batters he faced Sunday in his major league debut before losing the perfect game on a seventh-inning single.
Happy 48th birthday to Ricardo Rincón, who closed out a combined Pittsburgh Pirates 10-inning no-hitter in 1997.
Happy birthday to Claude Hendrix, who threw a Federal League no-hitter in 1915.
A pair of Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers combined to no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers in a Grapefruit League matchup, 52 years ago today.
Fifty-three years ago today, the New York Mets threw the club’s first no-hitter, with Gary Kroll and Gordie Richardson combining for nine innings of no-hit ball during a 6-0 spring training game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Petersburg, Florida.