Performance of the Week

Performance of the Week May. 31, 2004

Only 16 pitchers in major league baseball history had thrown perfect games when Arizona's "Big Unit" took the mound last week against Atlanta. Make that 17. RANDY JOHNSON retired all 27 Braves he faced, fanning 13, including the last batter. At 40, the southpaw became the oldest to achieve pitching's crown jewel, surpassing Cy Young, who did it at 37--100 years ago.


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