A history of hitlessness

More than 250 major league no-hitters have been thrown since 1876, when George Bradley of the St. Louis Brown Stockings no-hit the Hartford Dark Blues. Ten of the 22 perfect games have been thrown since 1991. Read related article.

Twenty-two of 255 major-league no-hitters have been perfect games.
Sources: Major League Baseball, Baseball Almanac. Todd Lindeman and Bonnie Berkowitz/The Washington Post. Published on June 14, 2012, 8:33 p.m.
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