Gary Bell (6-8) pitched a no-hitter against the California Angels, 4-0, snapping a three-game Red Sox losing streak, but all of those accomplishments are overshadowed by the loss of slugger Tony Conigliaro who was struck by the second pitch of the fourth inning. The pitch from Angel starter Jack Hamilton (4-9) hit him just below
The fantastic spring of California Angel pitcher Jim McGlothlin continues toward the summer months. McGlothlin pitched a no-hitter, the second in franchise history, against the Kansas City Athletics, 6-0, in front of 4,793 at Municipal Stadium. The incomparable Bo Belinsky no-hit the Orioles on May 5, 1962. McGlothlin received early run support from his teammates
The champagne was finally open. But the Dodger players sat in front of their lockers as the press milled about the visitor’s clubhouse in Busch Stadium. The men with the notepads did not quite know what questions to ask, and the men in the baseball uniforms did not have any answers. Even Walt Alston had
Dick “Turk” Farrell pitched the first no-hitter of the 1966 season with a 4-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Farrell, one of the original Colts still on the Houston roster, made easy work of Don Heffner’s lineup as the ball did not leave Houston’s synthetic infield until a Tommy Helms’ fly out to Lee Maye
* Despite the standings and despite a continuance of severe criticism of the club in the Boston press, there was a ray of hope as the season neared its close. That ray of hope was spelled P-I-T-C-H-I-N-G. “Our staff is not as bad as people claim,” pitching coach Mace Brown as been saying all season.
In what has become a forgettable baseball season in New York, 23-year-old Mel Stottlemyre (17-10) breathed some excitement into the Bronx air with a dramatic 1-0 no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox before a crowd of 16,977 at Yankee Stadium. As Stottlemyre mastered the Sox bats, the Bombers struggled for eight innings to plate a
Dave Morehead no-hit the Washington Senators in a wild 14-0 win before a scant crowd of 2,049 at Fenway Park. Felix Mantilla drove in four runs and hit his 12th home run of the season in the blow-out win. Boston peppered Bennie Daniels in the eighth for seven runs putting the outcome well out of
Chicago’s Billy Hoeft, Lindy McDaniel and Ted Abernathy combined for the second no-hitter of the season in a 2-0 defeat of the Cardinals before 10,692 at Busch Stadium. Hoeft, a swing starter making only his second start of the season, kept the Redbirds at bay until lifted for a pinch-hitter in the sixth. McDaniel escaped