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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After Randy Johnson tossed his first career no-hitter early in the month, and 43-year-old Nolan Ryan quickly followed with his sixth of a major league-high seven, Dave Stewart and Fernando Valenzuela held opponents hitless in a span of six hours on June 29.
1920 -- Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators defeated the Boston Red Sox 1-0 at Fenway Park with the season's only no-hitter.
Josh Beckett threw 128 pitches without allowing a single run to earn his first career no-hitter in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-0 shutout over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
MIAMI -- Miami's Henderson Alvarez threw a no-hitter on Sunday's final day of the Major League Baseball season as the Marlins scored a run in the last inning to edge Detroit 1-0.
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KEIZER - Freshman Jordan Spencer was quick to throw credit elsewhere after he tossed the first no-hitter on record in Oregon baseball history.
His one dream is to pitch a no-hitter so his dad will be proud of him.
VALENCIA -- Hart High of Newhall pinch-hitter Heather Zimmerman's seventh-inning single spoiled Valencia pitcher Jordan Taylor's bid for a third consecutive no-hitter.
A no-hitter turns a pitcher into an instant celebrity in the baseball world.
On Wednesday night, six Houston Astros pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter, a special achievement for many reasons.
Ask most baseball fans which African American pitcher was the first to throw a major league no-hitter, and chances are good you will get the wrong answer.
Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.