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Synonyms for no-hitter

a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits

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That season he became the fifth pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw two no-hitters in the same regular season.
The only other major league pitcher to throw multiple no-hitters and have fewer victories than Bill Stoneman's 54 is Al Atkinson, who won 51 games and tossed two hitless game during a career that spanned 1884 through 1887.
1947 -- Cincinnati's Ewell Blackwell tossed a 6-0 no-hitter against the Boston Braves.
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.
Johnson discusses a cluster of reasons for Vander Meer's inability to live up to the expectations generated by his remarkable feat: his inability to improve his control, arm and shoulder injuries that caused his demotion to the minors after his illustrious beginning, chronic health woes serious enough to make him ineligible for military service until 1944, the quality of the lighting at Ebbets Field, suggestions that his work ethic did not always match his ability, the effects of two years spent in military service, his discomfort with notoriety and fame, and the possibility that the two consecutive no-hitters were simply the result of incredibly good luck.
Seventy-eight no-hitters occurred in minor league baseball in 1952, though the number included less than nine inning games, two-pitcher efforts, and "lost" no-hitters like the tenth-inning win of Elroy Face.
He was trying to join a group of only five pitchers to have three no-hitters in their career.
The left-handed star pitched four no-hitters, including one perfect game, in his career with the Dodgers.
Recorded 23 shutouts, eight no-hitters and three perfect games.
There have only been nine no-hitters thrown in Philadelphia's history, the last of them 12 years ago.
The fireballing Ryan, whose 27 major league seasons (1966-93) are the most played by anyone in baseball history, holds 53 pitching records, including most strikeouts (5714), most no-hitters (7) and most strikeouts in a single season (383).
And how about a backend deal on potential no-hitters with a classic sports cable channel?
In this study, we describe home-field advantage as an expertise deficiency, demonstrate that, in theory and in practice, home-field advantage decreases as superiority of performance increases, and demonstrate that the statistically significant relationship between home-field advantage and no-hit major league baseball games is not applicable for pitchers who either replicated performance by winning two or more no-hitters or amassed a large number of career wins.