Today is the 100th anniversary of Hubert “Dutch” Leonard’s second Boston Red Sox no-hitter. Leonard no-hit the Detroit Tigers on the road at Navin Field on Monday, June 3, 1918, for a 5-0 victory.
The Boston Red Sox’s “Bullet” Joe Bush would have notched his second no-hitter 100 years ago today if not for a bat thrown at a ball in the first inning.
Los Angeles Angels rookie Bo Belinsky threw one of the majors’ three May 5 no-hitters, 56 years ago today.
Baltimore native Tom Phoebus tossed a no-hitter for his hometown Orioles, 50 years ago today. On Saturday, April 27, 1968 at Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium, Phoebus struck out nine and issued three walks while holding the Red Sox hitless, with the O’s topping Boston 6-0.
George Mogridge threw the New York Yankees’ first no-hitter, 101 years ago today, walking three, striking out three and overcoming three Yankees errors while holding the Boston Red Sox hitless for a 2-1 win.
Saturday night’s no-hitter by the Oakland Athletics’ Sean Manaea was the first no-hitter that featured umpire Harry Wendelsted behind the plate. Hunter’s dad, the late Harry Wendelstedt was behind the plate for five National League no-hitters.