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Nobody's Perfect: Two Men, One Call, and a Game for Baseball History The Perfect Game Is One Of The Rarest Accomplishments In Sports No Hits, No Walks, No Men Reaching Base In Nearly Four Hundred Thousand Contests In Than Years Of Major League Baseball, It Has Only Happened Twenty Times On June Armando Galarraga Threw Baseball S Twenty First Perfect Game Except That S Not How It Entered The Record BooksThat S Because Jim Joyce, A Veteran Umpire With Than Twenty Years Of Big League Experience, The Man Voted The Best Umpire In The Game In By Baseball S Players, Missed The Call On The Final Out At First Base No, I Did Not Get The Call Correct, Joyce Said After Seeing A Replay But Rather Than Throw A Tantrum, Galarraga Simply Turned And Smiled, Went Back To The Mound And Took Care Of Business Nobody S Perfect, He Said Later In The Locker RoomIn Nobody S Perfect, Galarraga And Joyce Come Together To Tell The Personal Story Of A Remarkable Game That Will Live Forever In Baseball Lore, And To Trace Their Fascinating Lives In Sports Up Until This Pivotal Moment It Is An Absorbing Insider S Look At Two Lives In Baseball, A Tremendous Achievement, And An Enduring Moment Of Sportsmanship


10 thoughts on “Nobody's Perfect: Two Men, One Call, and a Game for Baseball History

  1. says:

    A story of the triumph of human dignity If you re reading this review you probably know the context of the blown call Galarraga did not erupt in anger and Joyce graciously admitted his mistake So how do you translate that to a book length narrative Y


  2. says:

    What a great book It is not only a great baseball book, but also a great lesson in life Both of these men handled themselves in such a classy way, under difficult circumstances I am especially impressed with Armando Gallarraga, if only everyone could conduct t


  3. says:

    wow really good book i really like how the two have alternative chapters through out the book the thing i like the most is how Galaragga teaches others how to react when something goes wrong we might get mad but it doesn t matter what you feel like in the inside than it


  4. says:

    A great book to read if you re a fan of the Tigers or a fan of baseball in general Interesting to hear the stories of two very different people coming up through the system and coming together on the field for such an historic game.


  5. says:

    All baseball fans have seen the ending of Armando Galarraga s almost perfect game almost perfect because of the botched call at first base by acclaimed umpire Jim Joyce We were fascinated by how everyone in the ballpark saw the play as an out as verified by instant reply aside from one per


  6. says:

    A lesson in sportsmanship Not a difficult read, but a fun read about a night when a bad umpire s call cost a young pitcher a perfect game But instead of it becoming a point of dispute, the pitcher, the umpire, the manager and the team turned it into a shining example of sportsmanship Would that we a


  7. says:

    After retiring twenty six batters in a row, Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga is one pitch away from achieving a perfect game, one of the rarest feats in all of professional sports Then Indians shortstop Jason Donald smacks a 1 1 pitch toward the right side of the infield and takes off full bore to fir


  8. says:

    Nobody s Perfect is the non fictional account of major league pitcher Armando Galarraga s perfect game.only it was never officially recorded as a perfect game, because umpire Jim Joyce botched what should have been the last call of the game and called a runner safe who was clearly out.I am a baseball fan, and as such,


  9. says:

    Good read for any baseball fan but even if you are not a baseball fan this is a great story of how to react in difficult situations Galarraga made the best of a bad call and did not care his spot in history was taken away from a bad call The umpire suffered great regret about taking away a spot in history but immediately owned u


  10. says:

    Overall, I was highly disappointed Most of the book has nothing to do with the game or the call but with A.G s growth and baseball career from being a teenager If you want to learn how Venezuelans become Baseball players in America, this book gives you some idea of that The Switching between characters was a nice touch but I appreciated t


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