Wednesday, November 25, 2015
RIP - Ken Johnson
Former 1960s' starting pitcher Ken Johnson passed away on November 21, 2015 at age 82.
Signed by the Philadelphia Athletics in 1952, Johnson pitched from 1958-70 for 7 teams, mostly the Kansas City Athletics, Houston Colt .45s, and the Atlanta Braves.
Johnson was the Colts' top starting pitcher for their first 3 seasons. In 1964 he pitched a no-hitter against the Reds, but lost 1-0. To date, he is the only pitcher to lose a no-hitter.
New York Times obituary
Fox Sports obituary