Breaking Down John Means’ No-Hitter With Jim Palmer, Ben McDonald And More

Orioles great and Hall of Famer Jim Palmer, former Orioles pitcher and current Orioles broadcaster Ben McDonald, West Virginia baseball coach Randy Mazey and John Means’ wife, Caroline, all joined Glenn Clark Radio May 6 to discuss the Orioles lefty’s no-hitter against the Mariners.

Palmer, who threw the Orioles’ previous complete game no-hitter in 1969, discussed Means’ brilliance, the nerves in a no-hitter and the awkward question of what the Orioles might do before the MLB trade deadline:

McDonald discussed calling Means’ no-hitter and how he has built to this moment:

Mazey discussed his memories of connecting with Means, when he knew the pitcher had the chance to be special and how the WVU baseball team watched the no-hitter on the field before their big win against Pitt:

Caroline Means, a former NWSL goalie, discussed her nerves in watching her husband’s no-hitter, what this season has meant to their family after a trying year and more:

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