On May 14, 1996, Dwight Gooden throws a no-hitter for the Yankees against the Mariners, at Yankee Stadium. The right-hander wins the game, 2-0, in hurling the first no-hit game of his career. Derek Jeter caught the final out of the Gem. Dwight Gooden threw one-hundred thirty six pitches during this game and seventy-five of them were strikesDwight Gooden pitched the eighth regular season no-hitter for the New York Yankees organization. He was named, player of the week in the American League.
“George (Steinbernner) was the only guy who gave me an opportunity when nobody else did. And this is where I threw my no-htter.” – Dwight Gooden