Forgotten Men: Harvey Haddix
As Michele says
There is nothing in all of sports more beautiful than a perfect game.
This might be a good time to remember Harvey Haddix. If the perfect game- retiring 27 consecutive batters-- is the most difficult feat in sports, what should we say about retiring 36 straight in a single game?
That's what Haddix did on May 26, 1959. Sadly, he lost in the 13th.
Thirteen innings. Both starters went the distance. It was a different world back then.