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Chasing Johnny
Tim Crothers
June 23, 1997
On June 10 the Marlins' Kevin Brown became the 129th major leaguer to throw a no-hitter, beating the Giants 9-0. That gave him the chance to try to match one of the singular achievements in baseball history: Johnny Vander Meer's back-to-back no-hitters for the Reds in 1938. But on Monday, Brown's bid ended when the Tigers' Bob Hamelin singled to lead off the second. Here are the pitchers who went the longest before giving up a hit in their next start after pitching a no-hitter.
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June 23, 1997

Chasing Johnny

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On June 10 the Marlins' Kevin Brown became the 129th major leaguer to throw a no-hitter, beating the Giants 9-0. That gave him the chance to try to match one of the singular achievements in baseball history: Johnny Vander Meer's back-to-back no-hitters for the Reds in 1938. But on Monday, Brown's bid ended when the Tigers' Bob Hamelin singled to lead off the second. Here are the pitchers who went the longest before giving up a hit in their next start after pitching a no-hitter.

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