Synopses & Reviews
Only 16 pitchers in the past 122 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 16 record setters, Buckley has researched all the other pitchers who were one pitch from history.
About 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.