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The chances of a perfect game
There is one statistic from the 2012 Major League Baseball season that may be difficult to improve upon in 2013: the number of perfect games pitched. Of all the major league games played since 1900, a mere 21 of them have been perfect games. But three of them occurred during the 2012 season. What are the chances you’ll see three more in a single season? After some serious calculations, Furman math professors John Harris and Kevin Hutson, and Davidson College professor Tim Chartier, say about 1.7 percent.