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.
Today would be the 75th birthday of Don Wilson, who threw no-hitters for the Houston Astros in 1967 and 1969.
The Cincinnati Reds’ Jim Maloney tossed 10 innings of no-hit ball before losing his effort – and the game – in the 11th, 54 years ago today.