27 Men Out
Baseball's Perfect Games
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CHAPTER ONE: The Cyclone
Denton True "Cy" Young
May 5, 1904
Cy Young didn't know what to tell his young wife. After all, Ohio had always been their home. They had grown up together in the neighboring townships of Peoli and Gilmore, in the central part of the state. For nine years Young had thrived as the best pitcher on the Cleveland Spiders team, perhaps the best pitcher in all of baseball. Now, on the eve of a new season, after a winter of uncertainty, Young and his entire cast of teammates were being shipped to St. Louis.
Cy and Robba Miller had been married going on seven...
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