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.
The Boston Red Sox’ streak of avoiding a no-hitter would have turned 25 today, if not for Sean Manaea.
The Oakland Athletics’ Sean Manaea no-hit the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night, the 297th no-hitter in MLB history.
Today is a busy day for no-no birthdays, with Bill Stoneman turning 74, Tom Phoebus turning 76 and Ed Lafitte (1866) born on this day.
Happy birthday to Boston Americans’ pitcher Bill Dinneen, who threw a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox more than a century ago.
The Boston Red Sox’s Hideo Nomo tossed the earliest no-hitter in MLB history in terms of the calendar year, 17 years ago today.