Skip to comments.Tim Lincecum throws no hitter for San Francisco Giants
Posted on 07/13/2013 10:21:21 PM PDT by stillonaroll
Tim Lincecum of the World Champion San Francisco Giants has thrown a no hitter against the San Diego Padres, throwing 13 strikeouts over 148 pitches.
I hope he throws his arm out ... 148 pitches ... that is old school. I didn’t realize that could happen in SFO. :) (just a gentle ribbing from a PHI phan.)
It was against the last place Padres so it shouldn’t count. /s
Wow, it’s been a rough year and a half for him.
All-star break coming up. Plenty of time to rest his arm. I’m sure that entered into it.
I hate the Giants, but I’ve always liked Lincecum. Good for him.
Wow... 148 pitches! That’s common in college but very rare in the majors these days.
Congratulations to Tim - - I always liked that guy.
Glad to see he has got his mojo back
Lots of people thought he was on his way out
I have to say that I am very impressed with the pitch count. Any idea when a major league pitcher last threw that many pitches?
The only sport I know of where no action whatsoever is sought. I always imagine a game which ends with both pitchers throwing a “no-hit” game. (Thanks, Capt. Obvious, no explanation is necessary.)
Is there a website where I can watch the game? I’d like my twelve year old to see something like that. He pitched four innings last night, got two hits, but no runs. He also hit three home runs. I don’t think he has ever watched a pro baseball game.
It’s Timmy’s contract year, so I’d say he made himself about $20 million + tonight.
Something more, both teams used only 11 players, compare that the Phils games today. I saw all those guy play at Connie Mack way back when.
They all threw their no-hitters AFTER their best seasons were behind them.
That is a bit before my time. I barely remember Connie Mack as a kid, although I saw Jim Bunning throw a perfect game while sitting on my father’s lap in 1964.
Said his first phone call after the game would be to his dad. The dad who taught him how to pitch.
I’m sure there will be a replay available on MLB.com, but you probably need to have a paid subscription. MLB network might show a rerun in the next few days.
Dad started taking us to games in the early 60's, 1963 to be exact because the first live game we saw was against the Cards and it was the last game Stan the Man played at Connie Mack.
THAT was baseball. How times have changed.
Here’s an article about that game, which some call “the greatest game ever pitched.”
Awesome, here’s one with the box, scroll down.
I remember that Giants team well, had all their baseball cards, Braves too.
Great article ... thanks!
Funny, the very first autograph we ever got was Ruben Amaro's, yep, RAJ's very own Pop. I should call in next time he's doing radio call-ins on Phillies Pregame and ask him what he will give me for it.Of course bro and I knocked the cover off that ball at the playground years ago. LOL
Spahn walked only one batter in 15 and 1/3 innings—and got the loss.
2 K’s and smacked a double too.
Congratulations, Tim! 148 pitches... Wow!
Awesome. Hopefully the three game sweep of the pads and the NO-NO the Gints can back to some winning baseball. Congrats Tim!!!
True, baseball is a tad "subtle" for some folks.
It was an NBC broadcast it should be available on demand... if your service has that capability.
Love that box score. Time of game was 1:43.
I was on the way to Viet Nam.
It was against the last place Padres so it shouldnt count. /sActually I think the Giants were in last place beginning the series.
Damn fine game!!!! Had to watch replays of parts of it this a.m. Glad to see Timmy come alive, as well as the Giants!
Congrats to Tim. Superb job.
Gotta also give a hand to Buster Posey for catching his second no hitter in two years.
The Freak is back! But one-hundred-forty-eight pitches? That’ll burn your arm up!
148 pitches!! Congrats to a great pitcher.
Marichal faced some stiff competition for the award during his era and only one was given out until 1967.
I'm less concerned about Timmy, partly because he needed to show that he could still pitch at an elite level, and partly because he is not signed past this season. Lincecum had the chance to sign a long-term deal with the Giants, but turned it down, opting for only two years.
Thanks for posting that! I’m a freak fan!
Was talking mainly pitch count while everyone marvels today when a pitcher goes 120+ it was pretty routine back in the 60’s of course there’s preserving asset value, today’s pitcher makes per game what many made back then a year.
It’s the same with Yu Darvish this year, he has not been nearly as effective a pitcher since his 130 pitch game.
On today’s post-game show on TV, Tim Lincecum was named player of the game: he sat on the bench for the entire game in the G’s 10-1 loss.
Among the many quirks that make Tim Lincecum a unique pitcher is that he never ices his arm after starts. He wasn't about to break with tradition after throwing a 148-pitch no-hitter.
"Nope, no ice," Lincecum said Sunday morning, a day after making history in a 9-0 Giants victory over the San Diego Padres. "Not even in the drinks I didn't have last night."
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