A look at Tim Lincecum’s historic no-hitter
The Freak being freaky…
After two World Series rings and two Cy Young Awards, San Francisco Giants pitcher, Tim Lincecum, added another memorable moment to his career with his first no-hitter on Saturday night against the San Diego Padres.
It would only make sense that the little hurler nicknamed “The Freak,” struck out 13 batters on July 13th. To make matters even freakier, the no-hitter came exactly 13 months after teammate Matt Cain’s perfect game against the Houston Astros on June 13, 2012. Cain also struck out 13 in that game too.
Lincecum’s no-hitter was another piece of history for the 29-year-old and had plenty of baseball history to it. Thanks to Elias Sports Bureau, The Freak’s night was put into perspective.
Joining elite company, the only other pitchers to throw a no-hitter, win multiple Cy Young Awards, and pitch for the winning team in more than one World Series are Bob Gibson…
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