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MLB pitchers to throw two no-hitters in one season

Several hundred pitchers have pitched a no-hitter, only a few have pitched two in one season. Here's a look at those who have.

Johnny Vander Meer, 1938 Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati's Vander Meer became the first pitcher in

Cincinnati's Vander Meer became the first pitcher in major-league history to throw two no-hitters in a single season -- and to this day is the only pitcher to accomplish the feat in consecutive starts. He held the Boston Bees and Brooklyn Dodgers hitless on June 11 and June 15, respectively, but allowed a combined 11 walks in the starts.

Allie Reynolds, 1951 New York Yankees

Reynolds no-hit the Cleveland Indians on July 12,
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Reynolds no-hit the Cleveland Indians on July 12, allowing three walks while striking out four before a more dominant effort on Sept. 28 against the Boston Red Sox in which he walked four and struck out nine.

Virgil Trucks, Detroit Tigers 1938

Trucks held the Washington Senators hitless on May
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Trucks held the Washington Senators hitless on May 15 and the Yankees hitless on Aug. 25. He struck out a combined 15 batters and allowed one walk in each game.

Nolan Ryan, 1973 California Angels

Ryan struck out 12 and walked three Kansas
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Ryan struck out 12 and walked three Kansas City Royals on May 15. He then struck out 17 Detroit Tigers and walked four exactly two months later on July 15.

Max Scherzer, 2015 Washington Nationals

Scherzer struck out a combined 27 batters and
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Scherzer struck out a combined 27 batters and allowed zero walks in his two no-hitters, keeping the playoff-bound Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates at bay in his dominant outings. The only batters to reach base in the two no-hitters were Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata (on an HBP with one strike left in the game) and Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki (on a throwing error by Yunel Escobar in the third inning).

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