May 29, 1875: The first recorded no-hitter: Princeton vs. Yale

“Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah! Tiger! Hish! Boom! Ha!” According…

July 28, 1875: The first professional no-hitter: Joe Borden

Professional baseball in the 19th century produced many notable…

July 15, 1876: Wearin' of the 'Grin': George Bradley's no-hitter

Since 1876 marked the US Centennial, it was only fitting that…

June 2, 1879: Lee Richmond’s no-hit debut

When the National Association’s last place Worcester club sent…

June 12, 1880: Baseball perfection by Lee Richmond

“The most wonderful game on record.”[fn]Sunday Herald (unidentified…

June 17, 1880: Perfection revisited by John Ward

Two perfect games within a week defies all odds.[fn]According…

August 19, 1880: Larry Corcoran throws first career no-hitter

“The Reds were woefully weak with the willow, not being able…

September 13, 1883: One hand, no hits for Hugh Daily

Cleveland fans had good reason for optimism heading into the…

October 4, 1884: Sam Kimber’s one-of-a-kind no-hitter

There once was a major-league game that served up all of these…

May 1, 1886: Al Atkinson throws second career no-hitter

From 1875 to 1899 there were 50 complete-game no-hitters thrown…

June 21, 1890: No hits — but no win for Silver King

A hit that wasn’t a hit turned an exciting, but hardly unique,…

October 15, 1892: Bumpus Jones, the no-hit phenom

Bumpus Jones was the talk of the baseball world at 22, a pitcher…

August 16, 1893: Bill Hawke’s no-hitter

In the early days of baseball, a multitude of changes occurred…

April 19, 1900: A “Basket of Fresh Goose Eggs”

On April 19, 1900, hundreds of baseball fans gathered outside…

May 5, 1904: Cy Young pitches a perfect game

Old Cy Young was on the verge of history as he stood on the mound…

September 20, 1907: Nick Maddox tosses first no-hitter in Pirates' history

From Pittsburgh’s inaugural season in the National League,…

October 2, 1908: Addie Joss outduels Ed Walsh, throws perfect game

There was no lack of fan interest in the pennant races in 1908.…

July 4, 1912: George Mullin tosses first Tigers no-hitter

An aging veteran, who had battled weight problems all season…

August 30, 1912: Browns' Earl Hamilton throws the first no-strikeout no-hitter

The Detroit Tigers played in Bennett Field in 1911. Immediately…