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Pitchers to throw multiple no-hitters

@SlangsOnSports
May 8, 2019

Throwing a no-hitter is a pretty uncommon feat on its own, and throwing more than one is even more rare. There are 35 pitchers who have thrown at least two no-hitters, including the postseason, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Here’s the list, starting with the pitcher whose no-hitter total

Throwing a no-hitter is a pretty uncommon feat on its own, and throwing more than one is even more rare. There are 35 pitchers who have thrown at least two no-hitters, including the postseason, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Here’s the list, starting with the pitcher whose no-hitter total stands alone -- Nolan Ryan, who threw seven.

Nolan Ryan (7)
May 1, 1991 TEX vs. TOR
June 11, 1990 TEX at OAK
Sept. 26, 1981 HOU vs. LAD
June 1, 1975 CAL vs. BAL
Sept. 28, 1974 CAL vs. MIN
July 15, 1973 CAL at DET
May 15, 1973 CAL at KC

Sandy Koufax (4)
Sept. 9, 1965 LAD vs. CHC (perfect game)
June 4, 1964 LAD at PHI
May 11, 1963 LAD vs. SF
June 30, 1962 LAD vs. NYM

Bob Feller (3)
July 1, 1951 CLE vs. DET (1st game of DH)
April 30, 1946 CLE at NYY
April 16, 1940 CLE at CWS

Cy Young (3)
June 30, 1908 BOS at NYY
May 5, 1904 BOS vs. PHA (perfect game)
Sept. 18, 1897 CLV vs. CIN

Larry Corcoran (3)
June 27, 1884 CHC vs. PRO
Sept. 20, 1882 CHC vs. WOR
Aug. 19, 1880 CHC vs. BSN

Mike Fiers (2)
May 7, 2019 OAK vs. CIN
Aug. 21, 2015 HOU vs. LAD

Jake Arrieta (2)
April 21, 2016 CHC at CIN
Aug. 30, 2015 CHC at LAD

Max Scherzer (2)
Oct. 3, 2015 WSH at NYM (2nd game of DH)
June 20, 2015 WSH vs. PIT

Tim Lincecum (2)
June 25, 2014 SF vs. SD
July 13, 2013 SF at SD

Homer Bailey (2)
July 2, 2013 CIN vs. SF
Sept. 28, 2012 CIN at PIT

Justin Verlander (2)
May 7, 2011 DET at TOR
June 12, 2007 DET vs. MIL

Roy Halladay (2)
Oct. 6, 2010 PHI vs. CIN (postseason)
May 29, 2010 PHI at FLA (perfect game)

Mark Buehrle (2)
July 23, 2009 CWS vs. TB (perfect game)
April 18, 2007 CWS vs. TEX

Randy Johnson (2)
May 18, 2004 ARI at ATL (perfect game)
June 2, 1990 SEA vs. DET

Hideo Nomo (2)
April 4, 2001 BOS at BAL
Sept. 17, 1996 LAD at COL

Bob Forsch (2)
Sept. 26, 1983 STL vs. MON
April 16, 1978 STL vs. PHI

Steve Busby (2)
June 19, 1974 KC at MIL
April 27, 1973 KC at DET

Bill Stoneman (2)
Oct. 2, 1972 MON vs. NYM (1st game of DH)
April 17, 1969 MON at PHI

Ken Holtzman (2)
June 3, 1971 CHC at CIN
Aug. 19, 1969 CHC at ATL

Don Wilson (2)
May 1, 1969 HOU at CIN
June 18, 1967 HOU vs. ATL

Jim Maloney (2)
April 30, 1969 CIN vs. HOU
Aug. 19, 1965 CIN at CHC (1st game of DH)

Jim Bunning (2)
June 21, 1964 PHI at NYM (perfect game, 1st game of DH)
July 20, 1958 DET at BOS(1st game of DH)

Warren Spahn (2)
April 28, 1961 MIL vs. SF
Sept. 16, 1960 MIL vs. PHI

Carl Erskine (2)
May 12, 1956 BRK vs. NYG
June 19, 1952 BRK vs. CHC

Virgil Trucks (2)
Aug. 25, 1952 DET at NYY
May 15, 1952 DET vs. WSH

Allie Reynolds (2)
Sept. 28, 1951 NYY vs. BOS (1st game of DH)
July 12, 1951 NYY at CLE

Johnny Vander Meer (2)
June 15, 1938 CIN at BRK
June 11, 1938 CIN vs. BOS

Dutch Leonard (2)
June 3, 1918 BOS at DET
Aug. 30, 1916 BOS vs. STL

Addie Joss (2)
April 20, 1910 CLE at CWS
Oct. 2, 1908 CLE vs. CWS (perfect game)

Frank Smith (2)
Sept. 20, 1908 CWS vs. PHI
Sept. 6, 1905 CWS at DET

Christy Mathewson (2)
June 13, 1905 NYG at CHC
July 15, 1901 NYG at STL

Theodore Breitenstein (2)
April 22, 1898 CIN vs. PIT
Oct. 4, 1891 SLB vs. LOU

Adonis Terry (2)
May 27, 1888 BRK vs. LOU
July 24, 1886 BRK vs. SLB

Al Atkinson (2)
May 1, 1886 PHI vs. NYP
May 24, 1884 PHI vs. PIT

Pud Galvin (2)
Aug. 4, 1884 BUF at DET
Aug. 20, 1880 BUF vs. WOR

Sarah Langs is a reporter/editor for MLB.com based in New York. Follow her on Twitter @SlangsOnSports.