A HISTORY OF THE NO-HITTER VS. THE PERFECT GAME
On Wednesday Clayton Kershaw threw the 283rd no-hitter in baseball history
. What separated Kershaw's no-hitter from becoming a perfect game was a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez
in the seventh inning that allowed the only Rockie player all night to reach first. The chart above
, which comes from Redditor thessnake03
, tracks no-hitters and perfect games since 1902 when the modern era arguably started.