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An almost perfect season, part 2

 


As we have seen, no pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB) has compiled a record of 20 wins and zero losses in a year. Such an accomplishment would certainly constitute a “perfect season” in the minds of most baseball fans.

The most wins without a loss is 12-0 by Tom Zachary in 1929. The fewest losses by a 20-game winner is three, accomplished by six pitchers.

Several athletes have come close to surpassing those marks. In 1995, two future Hall of Fame members – Greg Maddux and Randy Johnson – almost got to 20 wins with only two losses.

Maddux, toiling for the Atlanta...



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