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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Congratulations Mackenzie Brown on a Perfect Game

How many times has a woman shaken her head in disgust when some poor schmuck of an awkward guy heard the belittling declaration: “You throw just like a girl!”?

Well guys – you can only hope.

27 batters up, 27 batters down. No hits, walks, runs. A no hitter and a shutout – a pitcher’s perfect game.

In major league history, the perfect game has been pitched only 17 times.

Little Leaguer Mackenzie Brown pitched a perfect game just the other day.

Yeah, baby!


Blogger Aunty Belle said...

Bird Beauty? yoo-hoo!

Chile' what lovely photos of St. Pats!! Next trip to NYC step into St. Vincent Ferrer iffin' ya got a moment (65 and Lex)

But...ROME??? in JUNE??? heh... I'll keep mah eye out fer ya! (25 % chance I'll be thar in June)

an', BTW, shure thar's light fare on FRONT porch--please come over an read the post "OLD MEN AND BABY DUCKS"

How ya been???

April 25, 2009 4:29 PM  
Blogger Jack K. said...

You go, Mackenzie Brown. We are all proud of your singular accomplishment.

Thanks for sharing bird.

April 26, 2009 8:33 AM  
Blogger boneman said...

A rising star?!
Hope so.
I'm one of those guys who tell girls they throw like girls, bUT then I show them the proper set-up, hand over shoulder, release is the hard part to learn, then Burn, Baby BURN 'em on in!

April 26, 2009 2:29 PM  
Blogger Jack K. said...

Good goin' boneman.

April 27, 2009 7:02 AM  

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