On May 5, 1962, Belinsky no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 2-0 win that launched the former Trenton pool shark into Hollywood stardom.
On April 24, 1917, George Mogridge walked three, struck out three and overcame three Yankees errors while holding the Boston Red Sox hitless for a 2-1 win in front of 3,219 fans at Fenway Park.
Today is the 19th anniversary of MLB’s earliest regular-season no-hitter. On April 4, 2001, during the Boston Red Sox’s second game of the season, Hideo Nomo no-hit the Baltimore Orioles for a 3-0 win.
Happy birthday to three no-hitter throwers — Don Nottebart, Frank “Red” Donahue and Bobby Burke.
Happy 61st birthday to Dave Righetti, who in 1983 became the first New York Yankees pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Don Larsen.
The Boston Red Sox’s Earl Wilson tossed a no-hitter and hit a homer to help his cause, 57 years ago today.