Updated: April 3, 2013 10:41 PM
Perfect games lost on the 27th batter

Almost perfect

Almost perfect (© (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)/AP Images)
  • Almost perfect (© (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)/AP Images)
  • Hooks Wiltse, New York Giants — July 4, 1908 (© Buyenlarge/Getty Images)
  • Tommy Bridges, Detroit Tigers — Aug. 5, 1932 (© FPG/Getty Images)
  • Billy Pierce, Chicago White Sox — June 27, 1958 (© Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)
  • Harvey Haddix, Pittsburgh Pirates — May 26, 1959 (© Focus on Sport/Getty Images)
  • Milt Pappas, Chicago Cubs — Sept. 2, 1972 (© Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)
  • Milt Wilcox, Tigers — April 15, 1983 (© Ron Kuntz Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images)
  • Ron Robinson, Cincinnati Reds — May 2, 1988 (© Cioncinatti Reds/Special to FOXSports.com)
(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)/AP ImagesShow Thumbnails
Previous1 of 14Next
Share this Gallery

Eleven pitchers have lost a perfect game on the 27th batter, three on questionable calls. Two others took a perfect game into extra innings, only to lose it. Take a look at these pitchers who had their hearts broken after coming oh-so-close to making history.

Image Search for Almost perfect on Bing
Previous 1 of 1 Next
See more results results by
Scroll upScroll down

recently recommended stories

your opinion

The NHL made a few rule changes, including the removal of the 'Spin-O-Rama' move in shootouts and penalty shots. Do you agree with the NHL's decision?

Thanks for being one of the first people to vote. Results will be available soon. Check for results

    54 %
    1,129 votes
    46 %
    949 votes

Total Responses: 2,078
Not scientifically valid. Results are updated every minute.