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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.

Read more in the Huffington Post

Last updated April 2, 2013
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