Autograph Of The Week: Warren Spahn

On April 28, 1961, Warren Spahn was pitching for the Milwaukee Braves and threw a 1-0 no hitter versus the San Francisco Giants. Spahn became the second oldest pitcher ever to throw a no-hitter and he did so on a VERY cold evening at County Stadium!

"A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for and one to cross them up." - Warren Spahn
Autograph of the Week

4th Week of April Recipient

Warren Spahn Autograph

Card
Topps Baseball Archives

Card Number
147

Pen
Black Sharpie

Notes
Reprint of 1953 Topps.



In the introduction we mentioned the selection was due to Warren Spahn being the second oldest pitcher to toss a no-no . Did you know that Cy Young holds the record?

Warren Spahn faced a first place team in the snow with a lineup of sluggers that included Felipe Alou , Orlando Cepeda , Willie Mays , and Willie McCovey !

Re-create every inning of this amazing game by examining the box score for this no-hit gem!

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