Baseball — No-hitter

Wilson Alvarez

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Wilson Alvarez

BIOGRAPHY Wilson Eduardo Álvarez Fuenmayor (born March 24, 1970) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball player and current Pitching coach for the GCL Orioles. He played in Major League Baseball as a left-handed pitcher. During a thirteen-year baseball career, he pitched for the Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Baseball careerBorn in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Alvarez represented his hometown in the 1982 Little League World Series, where they finished with a 2-1 record. Alvarez began his professional baseball career when he was signed by the Texas Rangers as an amateur free...

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Francisco Cordova

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Francisco Cordova

BIOGRAPHY Francisco Córdova (born April 26, 1972) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher. On January 18, 1996, Córdova was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent. He made his major league debut on April 2, 1996. The following year, on July 12, 1997, at a sold out Three Rivers Stadium, he pitched nine innings of a combined 10-inning no-hitter for the Pirates. Ricardo Rincón pitched the 10th inning. The Pirates won the game on a dramatic three-run, pinch hit home run in the bottom of the 10th by Mark Smith. This game pitched by...

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