Four days after Roy Hallady pitched the 20th perfect game in MLB history, less than a month after Dallas Braden pitched the 19th, the Detroit Tigers’ Armando Gallaraga was one strike away from the 21st against the Indians last night. This is what transpired:
It’s worth watching all the way through for the incredulity of Tigers announcing duo Rod Allen and Mario Impemba (“He’s out. Why is he safe?”). You can watch a version not taped off of somebody’s television here.