WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Man Who Threw First No-Hitter In Twins History Has Died

View Comments
(credit: CBS) Adam Carter
Adam Carter has been a versatile member of WCCO Radio since joining...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. MSHSL Dealing With Guidelines For Transgender Athletes
  2. WCCO Interview: Kate Wetherhead Of 'The Heidi Chronicles'
  3. What Are Twins Looking For In A New Manager?
  4. St. Paul Woman Plays Harp For Primates
  5. 4 Things To Know For Sept. 30, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man who threw the first no-hitter in Minnesota Twins history has died.

Twins President Dave St. Peter tweeted the news of Jack Kralick’s passing, citing family members. Kralick was 77.

Kralick, a left-handed pitcher, was a member of the Washington Senators when they became the Twins.

On Aug. 26, 1962, Kralick no-hit the Kansas City Athletics at Metropolitan Stadium, the first no-hitter in Twins history. According to Misc. Baseball, an online blog, Kralick had a perfect game going into the ninth before he walked a batter with one out.

Kralick was traded to the Cleveland Indians the next season for Jim Perry.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,875 other followers