List of most frequently knocked out clubs

All franchises have had at least two no-hits. Naturally, the two teams at the top of the list date back to the early days of the National League. At the other end of the spectrum were the bottom 13 teams, which were extended franchises that had been playing since 1960.

Here’s the frequency with which each of the current 30 major league franchises, in descending order, got a no-hit.

20: Los Angeles Dodgers (Brooklyn Dodgers, Brooklyn Robbins, Brooklyn Grooms, Brooklyn Groom, Brooklyn Superbass)

20: Philadelphia Phillies (Philadelphia Quakers)

17: Atlanta Braves (Boston Braves, Boston Red Caps, Boston Vinnitus, Boston Doves, Boston Beads)

16: San Francisco Giants (New York Giants)

15: Baltimore Orioles (St. Louis Browns)

14: Cleveland Guardians (Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Knaps)

14: Oakland Athletics (Kansas City Athletics, Philadelphia Athletics)

13: Cincinnati Red Stockings

13: Pittsburgh Alleghenys

9: Minnesota Twins (Washington Senators)

7: New York Yankees (New York Highlanders)

7: Los Angeles Angels (Anaheim Angels, California Angels)

6: Texas Rangers (Washington Senator)

6: Tampa Bay Devil Rays

5: Houston Astros (Houston Colt .45’s)

4: Washington Nationals (Expo Montreal)

3: Miami Marlins (Florida Marlins)


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