Tom Seaver, who threw a no-hitter for the Cincinnati Reds after thrice losing no-nos in the ninth for the New York Mets, died Monday at the age of 75.
The Cincinnati #Reds’ Jake Weimer threw the majors’ first no-hitter in a planned 7-inning game, 104 years ago today.
Johnny Vander Meer became the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in back-to-back starts, 82 years ago today.
Repeating a series of posts we launched back in 2016, we’re using these the days between Vandeer Meer’s starts to account for the other six times that major-league pitchers have had back-to-back starts with no-hits.
Major-league baseball notched its 300th no-hitter one year ago today. On May 7, 2019, A’s pitcher Mike Fiers tossed his second career no-hitter, holding the Cincinnati Reds hitless during a 2-0 win.
One of the greatest pitchers to not throw a no-hitter was born 133 years ago today.