top of page
file.jpg
  • Writer's pictureSSTN Admin

Readers' Thread: No-Hitter?

June 16, 2024

***

Happy Father's Day!


On Father's Day in 1964, Jim Bunning threw a perfect game.


The other day, the Yankees were no-hit for 6 innings.


Here is this week's question:


If the Yankees are being no-hit in the ninth inning, are you rooting for the Yankees to break-up the no-hitter, or are you rooting for the pitcher to get the no-hitter? (Let's assume, for this, that the pitcher is the starter and this isn't a "tandem no-hitter.")

***


31 comments

31 Comments


jeff
Jun 16

No. Definitely not. It is embarrassing for our team to be so inept that they can't manage even one hit against an opponent. I would at the very least want them to avoid being no-hit, even if they have absolutely no chance of winning the game. I never want the Yankees to be dominated by any team in that way. I can never root for a Yankee player to make an out, and not root for a Yankee to get a hit. Even with two outs in the 9th inning, I would be rooting for the Yankees to not only break up the no-hitter, but to somehow rally, come from behind, and win.

Like

Alan B.
Alan B.
Jun 16

A combined no hitter, not a chance I want that. Depends who the pitcher is. Like I'd love for Sevy to no hit us in the Stadium for the Mets. Gee, another player that couldn't be gotten healthy here, but he's healthy there (even if his beard looks like garbage).

Like

Paul Semendinger
Paul Semendinger
Jun 16

I thought of this question the other day as the Yankees were getting no-hit.


Since the Yankees have been so good, I wasn't upset they were beingh no-hit. Now, if it's one of these bullpen no-hitters, that's not fun. But, maybe because I pitch, if the guy has a chance for greatness that day, I think I root for the pitcher.


Of course, if it's a meanigful game for the Yankees, or whatever, then, by all means no way, but on a random day in June, in a season going so well for the Yankees, I felt generous. Had it gotten later in the game I just might have been rooting for the no-no.

Like
fantasyfb3313
Jun 16
Replying to

very interesting. i can only guess that is because you are a pitcher. i have not even read down the comments yet. i guess i really thought all the Yankees fans would be against the yankees being no hit in very close to EVERY scenario. Alan brings up Sevy. i really loved Sevy. still root for him and happy he is having a good year. alan I think it was just time for Sevy to be in a different place. that does happen sometimes. i am happy for Sevy but even for him i am not cheering for the Yankees to get no hit

trying to think if there is any pitcher today that i would root for it? let…


Like

Len
Len
Jun 16

No!!!

Like

mikemarinelli54
Jun 16

Break that son of a gun’s heart. Every. Single. Time.

Like
dr sem.png

Start Spreading the News is the place for some of the very best analysis and insight focusing primarily on the New York Yankees.

(Please note that we are not affiliated with the Yankees and that the news, perspectives, and ideas are entirely our own.)

blog+image+2.jpeg

Have a question for the Weekly Mailbag?

Click below or e-mail:

SSTNReaderMail@gmail.com

SSTN is proudly affiliated with Wilson Sporting Goods! Check out our press release here, and support us by using the affiliate links below:

587611.jpg
583250.jpg
Scattering the Ashes.jpeg

"Scattering The Ashes has all the feels. Paul Russell Semendinger's debut novel taps into every emotion. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll reexamine those relationships that give your life meaning." — Don Burke, writer at The New York Post

The Least Among Them.png

"This charming and meticulously researched book will remind you of baseball’s power to change and enrich lives far beyond the diamond."

—Jonathan Eig, New York Times best-selling author of Luckiest Man, Opening Day, and Ali: A Life

From Compton to the Bronx.jpg

"A young man from Compton rises to the highest levels of baseball greatness.

Considered one of the classiest baseball players ever, this is Roy White's story, but it's also the story of a unique period in baseball history when the Yankees fell from grace and regained glory and the country dealt with societal changes in many ways."

foco-yankees.png

We are excited to announce our new sponsorship with FOCO for all officially licensed goods!

FOCO Featured:
carlos rodon bobblehead foco.jpg
bottom of page