Hard-Luck Harvey Haddix and the Greatest Game Ever Lost

Hard Luck Harvey Haddix and the Greatest Game Ever Lost He pitched a baseball game that was than perfect and yet he lost Southpaw Harvey Haddix had logged a solid but unspectacular career by the time he took the mound on May Facing the Milwaukee

  • Title: Hard-Luck Harvey Haddix and the Greatest Game Ever Lost
  • Author: Lew Freedman
  • ISBN: 9780786441242
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Paperback
  • He pitched a baseball game that was than perfect, and yet he lost Southpaw Harvey Haddix had logged a solid but unspectacular career by the time he took the mound on May 26, 1959 Facing the Milwaukee Braves, he set down the first 36 batters in a row, or 12 innings worth a perfect game three innings longer than the norm But his Pittsburgh Pirates couldn t score, eHe pitched a baseball game that was than perfect, and yet he lost Southpaw Harvey Haddix had logged a solid but unspectacular career by the time he took the mound on May 26, 1959 Facing the Milwaukee Braves, he set down the first 36 batters in a row, or 12 innings worth a perfect game three innings longer than the norm But his Pittsburgh Pirates couldn t score, either, and Haddix lost in the 13th inning on a controversial play This book recounts Haddix s one of a kind performance and describes the official decisions that changed the historical record.

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