Pitcher, Baseball Player
1921 – 1986
Who was Bill McCahan?
As a rookie on September 3, 1947, he threw a no-hitter for the Philadelphia Athletics against the Washington Senators. With one out in the second inning, Athletics' first baseman Ferris Fain, after fielding a routine ground ball, threw wildly to McCahan, covering first base. Stan Spence of the Senators made it all the way to second base, the only blemish on McCahan's otherwise perfect game.
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