Horace Clarke, who broke up three ninth inning no-hitters during a span of less than a month during the 1970 season, died Wednesday at the age of 81.
Matt Garza threw the first no-hitter in Tampa Bay Rays history, 10 years ago today.
Part 4 of our look at baseball’s six “other” back to back starts — the nightcap of a day-night blog-post doubleheader — features the Detroit Tigers’ Les Cain.
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 Houston Astros’ Ken Forsch (1979) and the Detroit Tigers’ Jack Morris (1984) threw no-hitters on this date.
Happy birthday to four no-no pitchers: Justin Verlander, who threw two no-nos for the Detroit Tigers and one for the Houston Astros; Clyde Wright, who threw one for the California Angels; Jim Wilson, who tossed one for the Milwaukee Braves; and Dave Davenport, who threw one for the St. Louis Terriers of the Federal League.