Johnny Vander Meer pitching a no-hitter   Save
Johnny Vander Meer pitching a no-hitter
Description: Reverse reads: "Johnny Vander Meer when he pitched 2 no-hit games for the Reds. Cincinnati, Ohio." This photo depicts an action shot of Johnny Vander Meer pitching one of 2 no-hit games at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. Vander Meer is known as the only Major League Baseball pitcher to throw two consecutive no-hitter games. He was an MLB pitcher from 1937 through 1951 and in addition to the Reds, played for the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. He was a left-handed pitcher, batted as a switch hitter and had 29 career shutouts. Vander Meer was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 1958. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B13F01_001_001
Subjects: Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team); Pitchers (Baseball); Vander Meer, Johnny, 1914-1997; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)