Rogelio “Limonar” Martinez threw the seventh no-hitter in Cuban League history.
According to Smoke: The Romance and Lore of Cuban Baseball, Martinez and Marianao blanked Almendares 3-0.
It was the first no-hitter at El Gran Stadium, according to Cuban Baseball: A Statistical History, 1878-1961.
Martinez retired the first 21 batters he faced, losing his bid for a perfect game when he hit Roberto Ortiz with a pitch to lead off the eighth inning.
Martinez received $1,000 check from Bohemia magazine for his feat.