Dwight Gooden threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, 22 years ago today. Gooden thrice came close to getting a no-no while with the New York Mets.
Nolan Ryan threw his major league record seventh no-hitter, 27 years ago today. 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.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle tossed his first of two no-hitters, 11 years ago today.
The Texas Rangers’ Bartolo Colon took a perfect game into the eighth inning on Sunday before losing it on a leadoff walk and then saying goodbye to the no-hitter on a double.
The California Angels’ Mark Langston and Mike Witt tossed a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners, 28 years ago today.
We’re sending out some no-no birthday wishes today to Bert Blyleven and Tommy Greene.