We’re continuing our look at baseball’s six “other” back to back starts in recognition of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer’s amazing accomplishment 82 years ago. Part 2 of 6 celebrates Frank MacCormack.
The Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Erskine and the Kansas City Royals’ Steve Busby threw no-hitters on this date.
Jim Colborn and Juan Nieves threw MLB no-hitters AND appeared alongside Kevin Costner’s Billy Chapel during his perfecto in “For Love of the Game”?
Dwight “Doc” Gooden threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees, 23 years ago today. On Tuesday, May 14, 1996, Gooden no-hit the Seattle Mariners for a 2-0 victory at Yankee Stadium. “Doc” appeared to be running out of steam in the ninth frame as he walked Alex Rodriguez and Edgar Martínez and then threw…
April 27 is one of four days sharing the record for most no-nos with six.
The Montreal Expos’ Bill Stoneman no-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in the Expos franchise’s ninth game, 50 years ago today.