Through Saturday, almost 400,000 games were played in Major League Baseball’s 135-year history.
Twenty of them were pitched perfectly.
But what had been a once-in-a-generation phenomenon has turned into twice-in-a-month lightning.
Of the two latest perfect games, pitched by the Phillies’ Roy Halladay on Saturday and Oakland’s Dallas Braden on May 9, San Francisco reliever Jeremy Affeldt said, “I think it baffles everybody that there were two perfect games in one month.”
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