White Stocking Park
aka Lake Front Park; Lake Park; Chicago Base-Ball Grounds

1878 - 1884

Chicago, IL
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Team Years Games
Cubs
(1878 - 1884)
314
No-Hitters

8/19/1880: Larry Corcoran

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Larry Corcoran
9.0
0
0
0
0
0
32
Opposing Starter: Tommy Bond
Catcher: Silver Flint
Plate Umpire: Herm Doscher
Attendance: 2,000
Time of Game: 2:35
Did You Know?
  • This was the first of three career no-hitters thrown by Larry Corcoran (vs. Worcester Ruby Legs on September 20, 1882 at White Stocking Park in Chicago; vs. Providence Grays on June 27, 1884 at White Stocking Park in Chicago).
  • It's also the first of three no-hitters caught by Silver Flint (Larry Corcoran vs. Ruby Legs on September 20, 1882 at White Stocking Park in Chicago; John Clarkson vs. Grays on July 27, 1885 at Messer Street Grounds in Providence).
  • This is the first no-hitter that took longer than two hours to finish.
  • Corcoran always pitched with a massive wad of chewing tobacco in his mouth that he would switch from one side to the other; Silver Flint noticed and encouraged Corcoran to move his chew from one side of his mouth to the other to signal for a curve ball.

9/20/1882: Larry Corcoran

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Larry Corcoran
9.0
0
0
0
2
3
Opposing Starter: Frank Mountain
Catcher: Silver Flint
Plate Umpire: Kick Kelly
Attendance: 1,500
Time of Game: 1:30
Did You Know?
  • This was the second of three career no-hitters thrown by Larry Corcoran (vs. Boston Red Caps on August 19, 1880 at White Stocking Park in Chicago; vs. Providence Grays on June 27, 1884 vs. at White Stocking Park).
  • It's also the second of three no-hitters caught by Silver Flint (Larry Corcoran vs. Red Caps on August 19, 1880 at White Stocking Park in Chicago; John Clarkson vs. Grays on July 27, 1885 at Messer Street Grounds in Providence).

6/27/1884: Larry Corcoran

Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO HBP BR BF AB IBB GDP ROE
Larry Corcoran
9.0
0
0
0
1
5
Opposing Starter: Charlie Sweeney
Catcher: King Kelly
Plate Umpire: Billy McLean
Attendance: 2,000
Time of Game: 1:45
Did You Know?
  • This was the third of three career no-hitters thrown by Larry Corcoran (vs. Boston Red Caps on August 19, 1880 at White Stocking Park in Chicago; vs. Worcester Ruby Legs on September 20, 1882 at White Stocking Park in Chicago).
  • He's the first pitcher to throw three no-hitters in major league baseball and the only one to throw all three in the 19th century.
  • He's one of six pitchers to throw at least three no-hitters, along with Nolan Ryan (7), Sandy Koufax (4), Cy Young (3), Bob Feller (3), and Justin Verlander (3).