Vander Meer's unforgettable feat
Back-to-back no-hitters? Unthinkable! But 75 years ago, Johnny Vander Meer did it
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story originally appeared on ESPN.com on June 12, 2003, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Johnny Vander Meer's back-to-back no-hitters. We would like to celebrate the 75th anniversary of his accomplishment with an updated version to reflect the passing of the last 10 years.
Long before pitch counts, closers and call-in shows, a hard-throwing Cincinnati Reds lefty, in his first full season, achieved what could be baseball's most enduring pitching ...
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