Happy birthday to Charlie Ferguson, who threw the Philadelphia Phillies franchise’s first no-hitter as a member of the 1885 Philadelphia Quakers.
John Montgomery Ward, who threw the majors’ second perfect game in 1880, was born 159 years ago today.
Fred “Dupee” Shaw threw a five-inning no-hitter for the National League’s Providence Grays, 133 years ago today.
Charlie Ferguson threw the first no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies franchise, 133 years ago today.
Two major-league no-hitters and two Negro Leagues no-nos were thrown on this date.
John Montgomery Ward, who threw the majors’ second perfect game in 1880, was born 158 years ago today.