Every No-Hitter in the American Association (Official & Un-Official)

Words alone cannot describe pitching's second highest "club" and still one of the most desirable goals — a no-hitter. These elusive gems are masterpieces of a career on the mound and a mystical feat that must be witnessed to be fully appreciated.

Tossing a complete game with no hits are all that is required to join this elite group of American Association pitchers. A group we here at Baseball Almanac truly appreciate and hold in the highest regard during a day and age when the home run is king.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"I would rather beat the Yankees regularly than pitch a no-hit game." - Bob Feller

American Association No-Hitters

In Chronological Order / Other Leagues: A.L. | N.L. | F.L. | U.A.

Louisville 2 at Cincinnati 0
Louisville 3 at Pittsburgh 1
Philadelphia 10 vs Pittsburgh 1
Columbus 5 at Pittsburgh 0
Columbus 12 at Washington 0
Brooklyn 0 vs Toledo 0
Philadelphia 3 vs New York 2
Brooklyn 1 vs St. Louis 0
Baltimore 6 at Pittsburgh 0
Brooklyn 4 vs Louisville 0
Kansas City 4 at Baltimore 0
Philadelphia 12 vs Cincinnati 2
Philadelphia 4 vs Kansas City 0
Rochester 7 vs Syracuse 0
St. Louis 8 vs Louisville 0
AA No-Hitters | Key: Italic = Perfect Game , Underline = Loss

American Association No-Hitters
(Did NOT Meet Criteria Set Forth by MLB)

Less Than Nine Innings

Indianapolis 0 at Cincinnati 0
Baltimore 0 vs St. Louis 0
St. Louis 21 vs Philadelphia 2
Columbus 6 vs Toledo 0
Near AA No-Hitters | Key: Italic = Perfect Game , Underline = Loss
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baseball almanac fast facts

Tony Mullane's no-hitter on September 11, 1882, was the first in Major League history where the mound was 50' away from home plate .

Did you know that Sam Kimber's no-hitter on October 4, 1884, is the only one in American Association history to go extra innings?

On October 4, 1891, Ted Breitenstein threw the last official no-hitter in the history of the American Association, an officially recognized major league from 1882 through 1891 !

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