This day in baseball: First no-hitter at Fenway
Posted: June 21, 2018 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park, George "Rube" Foster, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, Negro National League, New York Yankees, Rube Foster, sports
The first ever no-hitter at Fenway Park was thrown by Red Sox pitcher George “Rube” Foster* on June 21, 1916. Foster no-hit the New York Yankees to win 2-0. The Red Sox had moved into Fenway in 1912.
*Not to be confused with Andrew “Rube” Foster, organizer of the Negro National League.
George “Rube” Foster (Wikipedia)