Today is the 50th anniversary of the perfect game thrown by Oakland A’s pitcher Jim “Catfish” Hunter.
Francisco Liriano threw the Minnesota Twins’ most recent no-hitter, seven years ago today.
Today is the 101st anniversary of baseball’s only double nine-inning no-hitter. The Chicago Cubs’ Hippo Vaughn and the Cincinnati Reds’ Fred Toney each held their opponents hitless through nine innings of baseball at Weeghman Park on Wednesday, May 2, 1917.
Today marks the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the major league color barrier.
The Minnesota Twins took a no-hitter into the eighth inning Saturday night, settling for a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.
The Houston Astros took a no-hitter into the ninth inning in Grapefruit League play Friday before the Minnesota Twins’ Ryan LaMarre led off the ninth by hitting an opposite-field double.