What do you get for throwing two no-hitters in a season? How about a trade?
Happy 61st birthday to Dave Righetti, who in 1983 became the first New York Yankees pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Don Larsen.
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…