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Image result for ken forschKen Forsch, who almost didn’t make the start due to swelling in his right arm caused by an insect bite, holds the Braves hitless, throwing the earliest no-hitter in baseball history on April 7, 1979.

The Astros hurler’s no-no makes the Forsch brothers the first siblings to both accomplish the feat, with Bob, as a member of the Cardinals, threw a no-hitter against the Phillies the season before.

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