June 2: Armando Galarraga's perfect game

Jim Joyce called a runner safe and destroyed history. Armando Galarraga was on his last out of only the 21st perfect game in the history of baseball and first base umpire Jim Joyce calls the runner safe. In a situation like that, you'd have to think the close call goes to the pitcher, right? But then it turns out it wasn't even that close! Unbelievable.<br>
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<i>-- <a href="http://twitter.com/zap2itandrea">Andrea Reiher</a>, <a href="http://www.zap2it.com">Zap2it</a></i><br>
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Jim Joyce called a runner safe and destroyed history. Armando Galarraga was on his last out of only the 21st perfect game in the history of baseball and first base umpire Jim Joyce calls the runner safe. In a situation like that, you'd have to think the close call goes to the pitcher, right? But then it turns out it wasn't even that close! Unbelievable.

-- Andrea Reiher, Zap2it

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Jim Joyce's perfect game blown call, Armando Galarraga's grace and what Bud Selig should do

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