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No Hitter & 2 Home Runs

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Who was the first major league pitcher to hit two home runs in the same game while throwing a no-hitter?

Trivia Question Answer

On June 23, 1971, Rick Wise of the Philadelphia Phillies no hit the Cincinnati Reds while hitting two home runs (a 2 run shot in the 5th and a solo shot in the 8th). Wise accounted for 3 of the Phillies 4 runs as the Phillies blanked the Reds 4-0 on his 9 inning, no hit, 1 walk, 3 strikeout performance.