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perfect game

baseball game in which all opposing batters are put out in succession. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]
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The photo I have of the Worcesters team -- I brought that out when they did a re-enactment of Richmond's first perfect game.
And when you see how it puts more emphasis on strikeouts than pitching a perfect game, much less a complete game, well that just doesn't feel right.
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Matt Cain threw the 22nd perfect game in MLB history on Wednesday night.
And he wouldn't have made the start in which he threw major college baseball's first perfect game in nine years if he'd been needed in relief the previous weekend.
When Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez hurled a 1-0 perfect game on Wednesday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays, it marked only the 23rd time since 1880 that a major league pitcher has retired all 27 batters he has faced.
Possibly the simplest approach to modeling the occurrence of perfect games is to treat all seasons, all pitchers, and all batters alike.
Or in even rarer instances, wrecking a perfect game in which the first 26 batters have gone down in order.
Birdsong ranks fourth in prep history with 13 perfect games in her career.
According to the National High School Sports Record Book, Birdsong is tied with Jenny Mackson, who threw 11 perfect games for Pinconning (Mich.