Baring Knuckles – 100 Years of the Game’s Wildest Ride » WILHELM

** FILE ** The Atlanta Braves’ veteran knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm shows how he grips the ball before he throws during spring training, in West Palm Beach, Fla, in this March 2, 1970 photo. Wilhelm, the first reliever elected to the Hall of Fame and the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the New York Yankees, died, Friday, Aug. 23, 2002. Baseball records listed him at 79 years old, though the funeral home handling the arrangements said he was 80. (AP Photo)


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