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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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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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40 years ago today, Seaver loses another no-no in ninth

July 4, 1972 – New York Mets 2, San Diego Padres 0 – first game of Shea Stadium doubleheaderNo-no killed by Leron Lee’s ninth-inning single Tom Seaver took a no-hitter into the ninth inning this day, although he walked two … Continue reading

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Mets’ first one-hitter was 50 years ago today

June 22, 1962 – New York Mets 2, Houston Colt .45s 0 – The Polo Grounds – opener of a twi-night doubleheaderNo-no killed by Joey Amalfitano single in first The expansion New York Mets had a 2-12 record when lefty … Continue reading

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Vander Meer’s back-to-back no-hitters, 74 years ago today

On the night of June 15, 1938, the Cincinnati Reds’ Johnny Vander Meer became the only pitcher in history to throw no-hitters in back to back starts. His record remains standing nearly three-quarters of a century later. Your browser does … Continue reading

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Torre’s no-hitter resume

We’ve given it a 1-in-8,019 chance, but Joe Torre says he’ll rule on whether R.A. Dickey gets a retroactive no-hitter by tomorrow. So in the meantime – and for no good reason other than we did this research before – … Continue reading

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