A Class B pitcher tossed a no-hitter for Vancouver against Spokane on September 16, 1908, despite the fact that an opponent hit one of his pitches over the fence. How is this possible? Bungled baserunning

."Pitcher George Engle, of Vancouver, on September 16, shut out Spokane without a safe hit, but his achievement was due to a peculiar incident," Sporting Life wrote a few weeks after the game. "In the second inning (Ralph) Kreitz, of Spokane, hit a home run, but did not touch first or third and he was declared by the umpire out at first base, thus losing his hit." MORE: no-nos in 2015How does a professional baseball player miss two bases on one home run trot?  Clumsy Kreitz learned his lesson. He later reached the major leagues in 1911, collecting five hits for the White Sox, touching the proper bases each time.Tim Hagerty is the broadcaster for the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, and is on Twitter at @MinorsTeamNames. He is also the author of "Root for the Home Team: Minor League Baseball's Most Off-the-Wall Team Names."