Shibe Park
aka Connie Mack Stadium

1909 - 1970

Philadelphia, PA
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What Was There

Team Years Games
Athletics
(1909 - 1954)
3497
Phillies
(1927 - 1970)
2558
No-Hitters

5/12/1910: Chief Bender

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Chief Bender
9.0
0
0
0
1
4
0
1
27
26
0
Opposing Starter: Fred Link
Catcher: Ira Thomas
Plate Umpire: Bill Dinneen
Attendance: N/A
Time of Game: 1:36
Did You Know?
  • Chief Bender faced the minimum 27 batters and only a fourth inning walk to Terry Turner spoiled his bid for a perfect game. Turner was thrown out trying to steal by Ira Thomas and Bender set the Naps down in order for the rest of the game.
  • The three hardest hit balls were caught by each of the Athletics' outfielders--Rube Oldring and Topsy Hartsel made running catches that robbed batters of potential hits, and Danny Murphy made a full-sprint catch of a foul ball by Bris Lord that carried him over a cement coping and up the bleachers before he could stop his momentum.
  • Bill Dinneen was the home plate umpire and is the only man to have both umpired and pitched a no-hitter (vs. White Sox on September 27, 1905 at Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds in Boston).

8/26/1916: Joe Bush

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Joe Bush
9.0
0
0
0
1
7
0
1
28
26
0
Opposing Starter: Stan Coveleski
Catcher: Val Picinich
Plate Umpire: Tommy Connolly
Attendance: 5000
Time of Game: 1:35
Did You Know?
  • This was the second time since 1900 that a pitcher threw a no-hitter in the same season in which he lost 20 games and one of only three who did it (Noodles Hahn vs. Phillies on July 12, 1900 at League Park II in Cincinnati; Sam Jones vs. Pirates on May 12, 1955 at Wrigley Field in Chicago).
  • Cleveland left fielder Jack Graney walked to begin the game but Bush retired the next 27 straight to complete his no-hitter.
  • The closest an Indian got to a hit was when Chick Gandil laid down a bunt in the fifth inning that was fielded by third baseman Charlie Pick, who threw wide to first but was saved by Stuffy McInnis' stretch and one-handed pick-up to nab Gandil by half a step.
  • This was the first of three no-hitters caught by Val Picinich (Walter Johnson vs. Red Sox on July 1, 1920 at Fenway Park in Boston; Howard Ehmke vs. Athletics on September 7, 1923 at Shibe Park in Philadelphia).

9/4/1923: Sad Sam Jones

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Sad Sam Jones
9.0
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
29
28
1
Opposing Starter: Bob Hasty
Catcher: Fred Hofmann
Plate Umpire: Bill Dinneen
Attendance: N/A
Time of Game: 1:23
Did You Know?
  • Chick Galloway, the final batter of the game, tried to bunt his way on base with his team down only 2-0, but third baseman Joe Dugan made a nice play and his throw beat a sliding Galloway to secure Sad Sam Jones' no-hitter.
  • Jones failed to strike out a hitter and is one of three modern-era pitchers to fan no batters while throwing a no-hitter (Earl Hamilton vs. Tigers on August 30, 1912 at Tiger Stadium in Detroit; Ken Holtzman vs. Braves on August 19, 1969 at Wrigley Field in Chicago).
  • Opposing pitcher Bob Hasty fanned Babe Ruth in the eighth inning, making the Bambino the only strikeout victim in the game.

9/7/1923: Howard Ehmke

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Howard Ehmke
9.0
0
0
0
1
1
0
2
28
27
1
1
Opposing Starter: Slim Harriss
Catcher: Val Picinich
Plate Umpire: Bill Dinneen
Attendance: N/A
Time of Game: 1:34
Did You Know?
  • Howard Ehmke's no-hitter was almost broken up up in the sixth when opposing pitcher Slim Harriss slammed a drive to right-center field that bounced off the scoreboard for a double, but Harriss was called out for missing first base and Ehmke's no-hitter was intact.
  • In the eighth, Frank Welch lined a ball to left that Mike Menosky appeared to corral at his knees before he dropped it for what was ruled a hit, but the official scorer conferred with the players and changed it to an error.
  • This was the second time in four games the Athletics were the victim of a no-hitter. Only the 1917 White Sox, who were no-hit twice in three games, had a smaller gap between no-hitters (Ernie Koob on May 5, 1917 at Sportsman's Park III in St. Louis; Bob Groom on May 6, 1917 at Sportsman's Park III).
  • This was the third of three no-hitters caught by Val Picinich (Joe Bush vs. Indians on August 26, 1916; Walter Johnson vs. Red Sox on July 1, 1920 at Fenway Park in Boston).

9/9/1945: Dick Fowler

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE GB FB LD PU
Dick Fowler
9.0
0
0
0
4
6
0
4
29
24
0
2
0
11
8
0
1
Opposing Starter: Ox Miller
Catcher: Buddy Rosar
Plate Umpire: George Pipgras
Attendance: 16755
Time of Game: 2:07
Did You Know?
  • Dick Fowler's no-hitter came in his first start and fourth appearance since 1942 after he missed the 1943 and '44 seasons to serve in the Canadian Army during World War II.
  • Browns starter Ox Miller had allowed only three hits through eight innings and the game wasn't decided until the bottom of the ninth when Hal Peck tripled to right to start the inning, then scored the winning run on Irv Hall's single.
  • When Hall scored, Fowler ran to the Browns' dugout to shake Miller's hand and congratulate him for his own well-pitched game.
  • Fowler was the first native of Canada to throw a Major League no-hitter and he's one of only two (James Paxton vs. Toronto On May 8, 2018 at Rogers Centre in Toronto).
  • This no-hitter broke an almost 5 1/2-year American League drought, the longest in league history (Bob Feller vs. White Sox on April 16, 1940 at Comiskey Park I in Chicago).
  • This was the first of two no-hitters caught by Buddy Rosar (Bill McCahan vs. Senators on September 3, 1947 at Shibe Park in Philadelphia).

9/3/1947: Bill McCahan

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE GB FB LD PU
Bill McCahan
9.0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
28
28
0
0
1
11
15
1
0
Opposing Starter: Ray Scarborough
Catcher: Buddy Rosar
Plate Umpire: Art Passarella
Attendance: 2816
Time of Game: 1:26
Did You Know?
  • The only runner to reach base against Bill McCahan was Stan Spence who reached second base on a second-inning throwing error by first baseman Ferris Fain.
  • After the game, Spence told reporters he was sorry to have been the one to spoil McCahan's perfect game, but Fain took the blame for throwing the ball while pivoting instead of setting his feet.
  • McCahan's control was so good he went to a three-ball count on only one batter, catcher Frank Mancuso who grounded out to shortstop Eddie Joost on a 3-2 count in the second inning.
  • This was the first time the Washington Senators were held hitless since Babe Ruth and Ernie Shore combined on a no-hitter on June 23, 1917 at Fenway Park in Boston.
  • McCahan's no-hitter came only 55 days after he was the losing pitcher in Don Black's no-hitter against the A's on July 10, 1947 at Cleveland Stadium.
  • Right fielder Elmer Valo, who missed almost a month after being beaned by Senators pitcher Sid Hudson on August 9, made a game-saving catch of a drive by Mickey Vernon in the seventh inning when he raced to his right and hauled in Vernon's shot in front of the scoreboard.
  • Senators manager Ossie Bluege sent three left-handed pinch-hitters to the plate in the top of the ninth inning, including pitcher Early Wynn, but McCahan set them down in order to secure his no-hitter.
  • This was the second of two no-hitters caught by Buddy Rosar (Dick Fowler vs. Browns on September 9, 1945 at Shibe Park in Philadelphia).

6/4/1964: Sandy Koufax

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE GB FB LD PU
Sandy Koufax
9.0
0
0
0
1
12
0
1
27
26
0
0
0
7
7
1
0
Opposing Starter: Chris Short
Catcher: Doug Camilli
Plate Umpire: Ed Vargo
Attendance: 29709
Time of Game: 1:55
Did You Know?
  • Sandy Koufax was the first pitcher to throw no-hitters in three consecutive seasons and is one of only two to do it (Nolan Ryan vs. Royals on May 15, 1973 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City; vs. Tigers on July 15, 1973 at Tiger Stadium in Detroit; vs. Twins on September 28, 1974 at Anaheaim Stadium in Anaheim; vs. Orioles on June 1, 1975 at Anaheim Stadium).
  • Koufax faced the minimum 27 batters---Dick Allen walked in the fourth inning but was caught stealing.| Koufax is one of six pitchers in big league history to throw at least three no-hitters, along with Nolan Ryan (7), Larry Corcoran (3), Cy Young (3), Bob Feller (3), and Justin Verlander (3).

7/29/1968: George Culver

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE GB FB LD PU
George Culver
9.0
0
1
0
5
4
0
6
34
27
0
0
1
15
9
0
4
Opposing Starter: Chris Short
Catcher: Pat Corrales
Plate Umpire: Harry Wendelstedt
Attendance: 14083
Time of Game: 2:43
Did You Know?
  • Culver had an upset stomach and an ingrown toenail so painful that he needed a novocaine shot before he could put his cleats on and warm up.
  • He spent game one of the doubleheader, won by the Reds 7-6, resting in his hotel room before taking a taxi to the stadium for his start in the second game.
  • The Phillies scored in the second inning when Dick Allen's shot to third base caromed off Tony Perez's glove and was fielded by shortstop Woody Woodward who threw the ball over first base for a double error that allowed Allen to advance to second.
  • A Bill White groundout to first and a Cookie Rojas sacrifice fly to right field resulted in an unearned run and gave the Phils a short-lived 1-0 lead.

4/17/1969: Bill Stoneman

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE GB FB LD PU
Bill Stoneman
9.0
0
0
0
5
8
0
5
31
26
0
1
0
9
9
1
2
Opposing Starter: Jerry Johnson
Catcher: John Bateman
Plate Umpire: Tom Gorman
Attendance: 6496
Time of Game: 2:24
Did You Know?
  • Stoneman's no-hitter came in only his fifth career start and the Expos' ninth game as a franchise, and holds the record for fewest games needed for a franchise to boast a no-hitter.
  • It was also the first complete game of Stoneman's career.
  • This was the first of two career no-hitters thrown by Stoneman (vs. Mets on October 2, 1972 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal).
  • This was the second of two no-hitters caught by John Bateman (Don Nottebart vs. Phillies on May 17, 1963 at Colt Stadium in Houston).