On September 16, 1960 — Warren Spahn pitches a no-hitter, beating the Phillies at County Stadium, 4-0. The 39 year-old southpaw sets an all-time Braves record with 15 strikeouts en route to his 20th victory of the season, marking the tenth time he has reached the plateau.
The Friday night name at County Stadium that drew only 6,117 fans.
His no hitter comes less than a month after Lew Burdette, his long-time roommate, pitched the first no-hitter of his career against the same team.
Brilliant defensive work by his infield saved the no-hitter on the final play. He missed a perfect game when he walked Ken Walters in the fourth. The last time two pitchers from the same team pitched no-hitters in the same season was in 1956 when Carl Erskine and Sal Maglie turned the trick for the Brooklyn #Dodgers.
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