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Don’t Cry for Me, Harvey Haddix

Of course the greatest perfect game that wasn’t was played on May 26, 1959, with Harvey Haddix on the mound for the Pirates pitching 12 perfect innings before losing to the Milwaukee Braves in the 13th. Interesting point about the opposing pitcher, Lew Burdette: he went the distance for the Braves, got a shutout, but gave up 12 hits (including three in one inning)! Boxscore here. And Fred is right that video review stinks. The perfect is the enemy of the good!


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