Roy Halladay Joins the Immortals


Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay threw a perfect game during a baseball game against the Florida Marlins, Saturday, May 29, 2010 in Miami. The Phillies defeated the Marlins 1-0. There are now twenty perfect games pitched in the history of Major League Baseball, and Roy Halladay has the more recent one.

Dallas Braden had the last perfect game:

• Oakland's Dallas Braden threw a perfect game on May 9. The only other season with two perfect games was 1880: Lee Richmond (June 12) and John Montgomery Ward (June 17).
• Of the 20 perfect games thrown in baseball history, three have come in the last two seasons.
• The Phillies are the fifth team to have had two perfect games in their history. Jim Bunning threw Philadelphia's other one on June 21, 1964 vs. the Mets.
Holy cow!



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