“Salida Tom” Hughes, who threw a 1916 no-hitter for the Boston Braves and lost another one in extras for the 1910 New York Highlanders, was born 135 years ago today.
The Detroit Tigers traded right-hander Virgil Trucks after he threw no-hitters in a season, 66 years ago today.
Today is the 62nd anniversary of Don Larsen’s perfect game for the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series — the first no-hitter in postseason history.
Today is the 51st anniversary of Joel “Joe” Horlen’s Chicago White Sox no-hitter.
The Chicago Pirates’ Silver King tossed a complete-game no-hitter and lost, 128 years ago today, in a feat that’s no longer considered an official no-no.
Happy 55th birthday to David Wells, who threw a perfect game for the New York Yankees just over 20 years ago.