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The California HS team has produced 4 MLB pitchers, all have no-hitters

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The California HS team has produced 4 MLB pitchers, all have no-hitters

The Fullerton Union (California) High School baseball team made headlines this week over a remarkably rare historical claim. The school has produced four major league pitchers who are the only MLB players to leave Fullerton.

The kicker is that every single one of them in MLB has thrown a no-hitter.

On Wednesday, Phillies pitcher Michael Lorenzen – in only his second start since joining from the Tigers – became the club’s newest member. hide the nationals 7-0

Lorenzen is now at 7-7 this season with a 3.23 ERA in 122.2 innings. He joins a long tradition, having been the first alumnus of his high school to break into the major leagues as a no-hitter over 100 years ago.

Here’s the full list of Fullerton Union no-hitters:

July 1, 1920: Walter Johnson for Washington Senators vs. Boston Red Sox

April 27, 1973: Steve Busby for Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

June 19, 1974: Steve Busby for Kansas City Royals vs. Milwaukee Brewers

September 29, 1983: Mike Warren for Oakland A’s vs. Chicago White Sox

August 9, 2023: Michael Lorenzen for Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals

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