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Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Major league perfect games

Associated Press

Perfect games thrown in Major League Baseball history:

  • Randy Johnson, Arizona at Atlanta (NL), 2-0, May 18, 2004
  • David Cone, New York (AL) vs. Montreal, 6-0, July 18, 1999
  • David Wells, New York (AL) vs. Minnesota, 4-0, May 17, 1998
  • Kenny Rogers, Texas vs. California (AL), 4-0, July 28, 1994
  • Dennis Martinez, Montreal at Los Angeles (NL), 2-0, July 28, 1991
  • Tom Browning, Cincinnati vs. Los Angeles (NL), 1-0, Sept. 16, 1988
  • Mike Witt, California at Texas (AL), 1-0, Sept. 30, 1984
  • Len Barker, Cleveland vs. Toronto (AL), 3-0, May 15, 1981
  • Catfish Hunter, Oakland vs. Minnesota (AL), 4-0, May 8, 1968
  • Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles vs. Chicago (NL), 1-0, Sept. 9, 1965
  • Jim Bunning, Philadelphia at New York (NL), 6-0, June 21, 1964
  • x-Don Larsen, New York (AL) vs. Brooklyn (NL), 2-0, Oct. 8, 1956
  • Charles Robertson, Chicago at Detroit (AL), 2-0, April 30, 1922
  • Addie Joss, Cleveland vs. Chicago (AL), 1-0, Oct. 2, 1908
  • Cy Young, Boston vs. Philadelphia (AL), 3-0, May 5, 1904

    Prior to modern era
  • John Richmond, Worcester vs. Cleveland (NL), 1-0, June 12, 1880
  • John Ward, Providence vs. Buffalo (NL), 5-0, June 17, 1880

    Special mention
  • y-Ernie Shore, Boston vs. Washington (AL), 4-0, June 23, 1917
  • z-Harvey Haddix, Pittsburgh vs. Milwaukee (NL), 0-1, 13 innings, May 26, 1959
  • a-Pedro Martinez, Montreal at San Diego, June 3, 1995, 1-0, 10 innings

    x-World Series
    y-Entered game after starter Babe Ruth walked Ray Morgan, and following an argument, was ejected by umpire Brick Owens. Morgan was caught stealing and Shore retired the remaining 26 batters.
    z-Pitched 12 perfect innings, lost in 13th on an error, sacrifice bunt, walk and double
    a-Pitched nine perfect innings, allowed leadoff double in 10th and was replaced by Mel Rojas, who finished one-hitter in 1-0 win