This day in baseball: Rookie no-hitter
Posted: July 15, 2018 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Christy Mathewson, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, New York Giants, Robison Field, sports, St. Louis Cardinals
Christy Mathewson became the first rookie in the modern era to throw a no-hitter on July 15, 1901. Just twenty years old, the right-hander kept the Cardinals hitless as the Giants posted a 5-0 victory at Robison Field in St. Louis.
Robison Field (digitalballparks.com)