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Dave Righetti talks about no-hitter on July 4, 1983

Updated: July 5, 2011, 9:40 AM ET
By Anna McDonald

There's something special about a no-hitter.

But a no-hitter on July 4?

In baseball history, there have been only three: Hooks Wilts pitched a no-hitter in 1908, George Mullin pitched one in 1912 and Dave Righetti, the current pitching coach for the San Francisco Giants, pitched the third in 1983. Righetti's no-hitter was also the first Yankee no-hitter since Don Larsen's in 1956.

"The strange part about it was afterwards I kind of didn't know what to do," Righetti said recently ...

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