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Bo Belinsky's No Hitter

One of the most colorful players of the 1960s, Bo Belinsky, was a pool-hustling playboy who was traded from the Orioles to the Angels in the 1961 expansion draft. Undefeated in his first three Major League starts, he pitched the first big league no-hitter on the West Coast against the Orioles on May 5, 1962. This ball is the only ball from that game and is inscribed by Belinsky. Acting appearances in several TV shows, dates with Hollywood starlets Ann-Margaret, Connie Stevens, Tina Louise and a much-publicized romance with actress Mamie Van Doren, helped keep Belinsky in the spotlight even after his pitching deteriorated.