Perfect: The Inside Story of Baseball's Seventeen Perfect Games

Perfect: The Inside Story of Baseball's Seventeen Perfect Games

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by James Buckley Jr
     
 

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Only 17 pitchers in the past 124 years have completed the most rare feat in all of sports—the perfect game. Each perfect game is examined individually with firsthand accounts from the pitcher, his teammates, opponents, coaches, managers, and sportswriters who were there that day. In addition to the 17 record setters, Buckley has researched all the other

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Only 17 pitchers in the past 124 years have completed the most rare feat in all of sports—the perfect game. Each perfect game is examined individually with firsthand accounts from the pitcher, his teammates, opponents, coaches, managers, and sportswriters who were there that day. In addition to the 17 record setters, Buckley has researched all the other pitchers who were one pitch from history. Randy Johnson's no-hitter for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2004 completes this examination of the 17 unforgettable games.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572437166
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author


James Buckley Jr., is the editorial director of the Shoreline Publishing Group and the author of more than 25 books on baseball and other sports, including Baseball: A Celebration, Play Ball: The Official Major League Baseball Guide for Young Players, and The Visual Dictionary of Baseball. He formerly worked at both Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing and hosted a sports interview radio show in Santa Barbara. He lives in Santa Barbara, California. Jim Bunning is a former Hall of Fame Major League Baseball pitcher and US Senator from Kentucky.

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