Today in Sports History: June 2

in 1990, Randy Johnson pitched the first no-hitter in the Seattle Mariners history. It was the first no-hitter in the Seattle Kingdome which opened 27 years earlier. The Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0. Johnson was nicknamed “the Big Unit” and played 22 seasons with the MLB from 1988-2009. He has 303 career victories, the fifth-most among left-handers, and is a ten-time All-Star and five-time the Cy Young award winner. He was remembered for his fastballs, which regularly approached 100 miles per hour. He was inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015.

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