1938 Cincinnati Reds, No. 57 Johnny Vander Meer

Uniform & Team History

The only pitcher in Major League history to throw back-to-back no-hitters. On June 11, 1938, he no-hit the Boston Bees at Crosley Field. Four nights later, in the first night game played at Ebbets Field, he no-hit the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Oldtime Game History

Ben Crockett of Harvard University, who wore this uniform in 2001, was later drafted by the Colorado Rockies and now works in baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox. Rising Boston comedian Graig Murphy, who wore it in 2006, is known to listeners of WEEI’s The Big Show for his impressions of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona and other local sports celebrities.

Also worn by:

Jared Leach, Suffolk University (’98, ’00); Alfredo Nunez, Haverhill American Legion Post 4 (’99); Brian Carey, coach (’02); Joe Sousa, Framingham State (’04); Will Henderson, coach (’05); Peter Karl, Emerson College (’09); Ryan Walsh, Babson College (’11); Aaron Gardocki, Waynesburg University (’12); Bobby Gibbons, Chelmsford Merchants (’13); Dylan Sbordone, Southern New Hampshire University (’14).

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