Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in the New York Mets' 51-season history, helped by an umpire's missed call and an outstanding catch in left field in an 8-0 victory over St. Louis Cardinals on June 1.
New York Mets starting pitcher Johan Santana (57) waves to fans after throwing a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game on Friday, June 1, 2012, at Citi Field in New York. The Mets won 8-0. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
St. Louis Cardinals v New York Mets
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets hits a double in the fourth inning during the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at CitiField on June 1, 2012 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)