Baseball Shorts: Throwing a perfect game and still not.

Babe Ruth and Ernie Shore

In 1917, Ernie Shore pitched a perfect game for the Boston Red Sox. He retired 27 batters in a row without allowing a base runner. Still he was only credited with a combined no-hitter. Why? He pitched in relief of Babe Ruth, who walked a batter and argued the call and who was tossed eventually because he punched the umpire.

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