The New York Mets nearly no-hit the New York Yankees in a Mayor’s Trophy Game exhibition, 50 years ago today. For those who don’t remember New York’s annual tradition, the Mayor’s Trophy Game was a once-a-year contest between New York’s AL and NL teams to benefit the city’s sandlot baseball program. On Sept. 9, 1971,…
Today would be the 110th anniversary of the New York Yankees franchise’s first no-hitter if not for a 1991 ruling that made it ineligible.
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.
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.
On April 24, 1917, George Mogridge walked three, struck out three and overcame three Yankees errors while holding the Boston Red Sox hitless for a 2-1 win in front of 3,219 fans at Fenway Park.
72 years ago today, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Murry Dickson accomplished something that has been matched by just two other major-league pitchers: He tossed a 9-inning no-hitter in spring training.