Irelands no-hitter snuffs the SparkiesIreland and Lipp shut out Great Falls in doubleheader
April 29, 2002
Irelands no-hitter snuffs the Sparkies
Ireland and Lipp shut out Great Falls in doubleheader
The Havre Northstars' Doug Ireland tossed the first no-hitter of his career Sunday afternoon against Great Falls at Legion Field in the second game of a doubleheader.
Ireland needed only 84 pitches to shut out the Sparkies, who were also shut out in the first game as Eric Lipp threw a two-hitter.
The Northstars won the first game 14-0 and the second 11-0. Both games were called after five innings due to a 10-run rule.
Ireland, who pitched a one-hitter last season, was an unforgiving force on the mou...