2021 could finally be the year that the San Diego Padres end the franchise’s no-hitter drought. Thanks to the recent additions of Blake Snell and Yu Darvish, the San Diego Padres’ projected starting pitching staff has eight no-hit bids that have reached the seventh inning under its belt.
The Baltimore Orioles’ Jim Palmer tossed a 7-inning no-hitter for Cangrejeros de Santurce in a Puerto Rico Winter League game, 52 years ago today.
Jim Bibby threw the first no-hitter in Texas Rangers history, 47 years ago today.
Today is the only day on the calendar in which we can celebrate multiple perfect games, with Dennis Martínez and Kenny Rogers both tossing July 28 perfectos.
Nolan Ryan, pitching for the Texas Rangers at the age of 44 on May 1, 1991, struck out 16 Blue Jays and held the others to no hits as the Rangers topped Toronto 3-0.
Wishing a very happy birthday to Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan, who turns 73 today. Ryan threw seven no-hitters over a 27-year career.