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Passing the torch to San Diego?

Are there any diehard Padres fans out there who would like to continue the nonohitters.com tradition this season with a companion site hosted here at padres.nonohitters.com? When Johan Sanatana tossed his no-no last June and broke the Mets’ streak of … Continue reading

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The Mets first no-hitter*, 48 years ago today

48 years ago today, on March 21, 1965, the Mets threw their first no-hitter. * * it came in a Spring Training Game. In St. Petersburg, Fla., that day, Gary Kroll and Gordy Richardson combined for a nine-inning no-hitter during … Continue reading

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Marcum to join Mets’ rotation

ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets have a new starting pitcher. The Milwaukee Brewers’ Shaun Marcum is joining a likely rotation that will include Johan Santana, Matt Harvey, Jonathon Niese and Dillon Gee. Apparently Marcum took no-hitters into … Continue reading

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33 days and counting

Just 33 days until the Mets’ pitchers and catchers report to embark on their quest for no-hitter No. 2!

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A no-hitter and a 20-game winn…

A no-hitter and a 20-game winner all in the same season. Congrats to @RADickey43 on being the first Met to reach that milestone in 22 years.

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Mets fan who ran onto Citi Fie…

Mets fan who ran onto Citi Field following Santana’s no-hitter pleads guilty to interfering with pro sporting event. http://t.co/YtYwctf6

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Congrats to the Mariners’ Felix Hernadez

Congrats to the Mariners’ Felix Hernandez on his #perfectgame today … still no perfectos for the #Mets but at least we got our #nohitter

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42 year anniversary of Padres no-no debacle

42 years ago today, the Padres could have exited the no-no club early in the franchise’s history. On July 21, 1970, the Mets were beating the Padres 1-0, but Padres starter Clay Kirby still had a no-hitter going through eight … Continue reading

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Padres nearly left us flying solo one year ago today

One year ago today, on July 10, 2011, the San Diego Padres nearly left the Mets alone in the notoriety of being the only Major League franchise without a no-hitter. But the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Juan Uribe broke up San … Continue reading

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No Qualls about it, Seaver loses perfect game

43 years ago today – on July 9, 1969 – the Chicago Cubs’ Jimmy Qualls stepped up to the plate with one out in the ninth inning to face the Mets’ Tom Seaver. Seaver had a perfect game going and … Continue reading

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