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.
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”?
Happy 56th birthday to David Wells, who threw a perfect game for the New York Yankees in 1998.
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…
Happy 64th to Mike Scott, who shares a birthday with five other no-hitter throwers.
George Mogridge threw the New York Yankees’ first no-hitter, 102 years ago today.