The strangest superstition to come out of Justin Verlander's no-hit bid might have been Doug Fister's supposed re-enactment of Nate Robertson's gum-chewing habit.
"I remember Doug Fister in the dugout was [chewing] like a thousand gums," Ramon Santiago said. "He told me, 'This is my 15th.' Every inning, he was chewing gum. Everybody was staying in the same spot."