Only 22 pitchers have been perfect in MLB history
The pitcher stands on the mound and battles the opposing batters for nine innings.
Although the pitcher strives for perfection every time out, he rarely is perfect.
As a matter of fact, in the history of the game, only 22 pitchers have thrown a perfect game, which is allowing no hits and no opposing player to reach base for at least nine innings.
Of the 22 perfect games, 11 have occurred since 1988.
The first perfect game was hurled against the Cleveland Blues by Worcester Ruby Legs’ Lee Richmond on June 12, 1880. The last was tossed 132 years and one day later on June 13, 2012 by San Francisco Giants’ Matt Cain, who beat the Houston Astros, 10-0.
The perfect game is so rare and so special of an event, it’s on my bucket list.
I want to watch a Major League perfect game from start to ...