At the Polo Grounds, 23-year-old right-hander Dodger Rex Barney no-hits the Giants, 2-0. Before completing the gem, the Brooklyn starter endures a one-hour rain delay and showers in the 7th, 8th, and 9th innings.
"And there's 29,000 people in the ballpark and a million butterflies." - VIN SCULLY, setting the stage in the ninth inning of Sandy Koufax's gem.
At Dodger Stadium, Sandy Koufax throws a perfect game against the Cubs, the southpaw's record fourth no-hitter, beating Bob Hendley's one-hit effort, 1-0. In the fifth inning, the Chicago left-hander gives up an unearned run, yielding the game's only hit in the seventh-inning double to Lou Johnson on a ball that barely rolls to outfield grass.
Juan Uribe homers in his first three trips to the plate in the Dodgers' 8-1 victory over Arizona. Los Angeles goes yard six times in the Chavez Ravine contest, falling two shy of the franchise record established in 2002.