I learned something new today.
In 1991, Major League Baseball changed its definition of a no-hitter. Since 1991, a no-hitter must be at least nine innings.
That wasn't the case prior to the new edict. Pitchers were one credited with no-nos if they lost a game as a member of the visiting team where the home team didn't bat in the ninth inning; and if a game was shortened due to weather or darkness.
Manny no-hitters were erased from the record books. Include one from Stoney McGlynn.
On Sept. 24, 1906, McGlynn tossed a 7-inning no-hitter against Brooklyn. The game ended in a 1-1 tie after darkness.
Another interesting fact: On June 3, 1907, McGlynn pitched both games of a doubleheader, winning the first game but losing the second.
Oh the things you learn when buying poor old baseball cards.
I love the posts about the T206 and other cards of the era. As a collector of some well loved cards, it is good to see others showing off their loved ones as well.
I think it would be interesting to see the backs in addition to the fronts, as it shows the full history of the card.
I see Madison Baumgatner just got a no hitter, for a seven innings effortgive Stoney his no hitter back!
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