no-hitter

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no-hit·ter

(nō′hĭt′ər)
n. Baseball
A game in which one pitcher allows the opposing team no hits.

no′-hit′ter



n.
a baseball game in which a pitcher allows no base hits to the opposing team.
[1935–40]
no′-hit`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.no-hitter - a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
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Of all those who have ever thrown a baseball, be it in the front yard with their fathers or on the grandest of stages, only one has thrown a pair of Major League no-hitters and struck out 20 batters in one game: Max Scherzer, the 32-year-old Washington Nationals pitcher.
Bill Stoneman of the Montreal Expos threw two no-hitters and won 54 games during his career.
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1967 -- The Houston Astros' Don Wilson tossed the first of his two career no-hitters by blanking the Atlanta Braves 2-0, facing 30 batters and striking out 15.
I'm not one of those guys that carried a lot of no-hitters deep into games.
Future Hall of Famer Ernie Lombardi was Vander Meer's catcher for both no-hitters.
During his unmatched career, he has called three perfect games, 25 no-hitters, 25 World Series and 12 All-Star Games.
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He took the mound as one of the few pitchers ever to try for double-double no-hitters in professional baseball.
Ryan is the all-time leader in no-hitters with seven, three more than any other pitcher.
The red-hot starter was trying to become just the sixth pitcher to throw two no-hitters in a season after he threw one last month.