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Blown call leads to free Corvette for near perfect Tigers pitcher

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Jun 4th, 2010 at 8:57AM

On Wednesday evening, Detroit Tigers baseball fans came within one out of watching Armando Galarraga throw the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history. Plenty of pitchers have come within an out or two from greatness, but only Galarraga lost his bid at retiring all 27 batters he faced because of a bad call by the first base umpire. General Motors decided to give the hard-luck pitcher a significant consolation prize Thursday in the size and shape of a brand new, cherry red Corvette Grand Sport Convertible. GM President Mark Reuss says in the post-jump press release that The... Read More

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