With Roy Halladay's feat, 5 no-hitter quotes

Thu, Oct 7
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Roy HalladayAP Photo/Rob CarrPhiladelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay celebrates with catcher Carlos Ruiz Wednesday.

Congratulations to Philadelphia's Roy Halladay on pitching only the second postseason no-hitter in history. Many of us were not around for Don Larsen's perfect game and never thought we would ever see anything like it. So I present:

Five Great No-Hitter Quotes:

1. "If I'd known I was gonna pitch a no-hitter, I would have gotten a haircut."

-- picher Bo Belinsky, who threw a no-hitter in 1962 for the Los Angeles Angels

2. "If I knew he was gonna pitch a no-hitter, I'd a thrown one too."

-- Dizzy Dean, after his brother Daffy pitched a no-hitter in 1934 for the St. Louis Cardinals

3. "You've got to be lucky, but if you have good stuff, it's easier to be lucky."

-- pitcher Sandy Koufax, who pitched four no-hitters for the Dodgers

4. "That might have been the best game you ever pitched."

-- catcher Yogi Berra, said to Don Larsen after Larsen's perfect game in the '56 World Series

5. "This is not even close to the way I envisioned a no-hitter would be."

-- Andy Hawkins, after pitching a no-hitter for the New York Yankees in 1990 and losing the game 4-0 after his team committed three errors in the eighth inning

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