How many MLB players played perfect game?

Over the 150 years of Major League Baseball history, and over 218,400 games played, there have been 23 official perfect games by the current definition. No pitcher has ever thrown more than one.

Who was the last MLB player to throw a perfect game?

The last perfect game thrown in Major League Baseball was Aug. 15, 2012, when Felix Hernandez blanked the Tampa Bay Rays in a 1-0 Mariners win. Hernandez threw 113 pitches in the win with 12 strikeouts, topping off a season in which there were three perfect games.

Who has the most perfect games in MLB?

The Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees have each thrown three perfect games, the most in MLB history.

Did Randy Johnson pitch a perfect game?

On Tuesday, May 18, 2004, Randy Johnson, pitching for the Major League Baseball (MLB) Arizona Diamondbacks, threw a perfect game, beating the Atlanta Braves 2–0 at Turner Field in Atlanta before a crowd of 23,381.

Has anyone thrown a 27 pitch game?

Necciai is best remembered for the unique feat of striking out 27 batters in a nine-inning game, which he accomplished in the Class-D Appalachian League team, the Bristol Twins on May 13, 1952. He is the only pitcher ever to do so in a nine-inning, professional-league game.

Did Nolan Ryan pitch a perfect game?

Ryan also pitched 18 two-hitters. Despite this, he never pitched a perfect game, nor did he ever win a Cy Young Award. Ryan is one of only 29 players in baseball history to have appeared in Major League baseball games in four different decades.

Did Nolan Ryan ever pitch a perfect game?

Has anyone ever pitched a 27 pitch game?

Did David Wells throw a perfect game?

On Sunday, May 17, 1998, David Wells of the New York Yankees pitched the 15th perfect game in Major League Baseball history and the second in team history….David Wells’ perfect game.

Wells’ perfect game was only the second in New York Yankees history.
Minnesota Twins New York Yankees 0 4
Date May 17, 1998
Venue Yankee Stadium

What is the rarest feat in baseball?

Individual batting/hitting

Event # of occurrences References
2 grand slams in a game 12 Baseball Almanac, Wikipedia article
4 home runs in a 9-inning game 12 Baseball Almanac
10 or more runs batted in during a game 12 Baseball Almanac
Hitting for the natural cycle 13 Baseball Almanac

Why is strikeout called AK?

Chadwick used S for sacrifice and chose K for strikeout. He did so because K is the prominent letter of the word “strike,” which was used more frequently than strikeout. Some scorers use a forward K for a swinging strikeout, a backward K for a batter caught looking.

What catcher caught the most no-hitters?

The record for most no-hitters caught by a catcher is four, a record shared by Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek and Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz. Varitek caught no-hitters for Hideo Nomo, Derek Lowe, Clay Buchholz, and Jon Lester.