Happy 37th birthday to Philip Humber, an ex-Met who threw a perfect game for the Chicago White Sox in 2012.
The Miami Marlins’ Edinson Vólquez became the first major-league pitcher to throw a no-hitter after leaving the San Diego Padres, two years ago today.
The St. Louis Browns’ “Bobo” Holloman threw a no-hitter in his first major league start, 56 years ago today.
Los Angeles Angels rookie Bo Belinsky threw one of the majors’ three May 5 no-hitters, 57 years ago today.
Francisco Liriano threw the Minnesota Twins’ most recent no-hitter, eight years ago today.
Also on this date, a no-hitter by Cubs’ Jake Arrieta and a perfecto by the White Sox’s Humber.