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Armando Galarragas near-perfect gameJune 2, 2010Officially, there have
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Armando Galarragas near-perfect game
June 2, 2010
Officially, there have been 23 perfect games thrown in Major League Baseball history, and former Tigers starter Armando Galarraga was one out away from having one of them. In one of the most infamous blowncalls of all time, umpire Jim Joyce called Indians batter Jason Donald safe at first after grounding out to first baseman Miguel Cabrera, preemptively erasing Galarragas name from the record books. Replays clearly would have shown Cabreras throw and Galarragas foot beating Donald to the bag.(Credit: AP )

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Worst blown calls in MLB history

Commissioner Bud Selig announced on Thursday that Major League Baseball would expand its instant replay policy for the 2014 season, giving managers three challenges per game, in an effort to reduce incorrect calls. But in the case of these badly-blown calls, its too little, too late. Here are a few of the worst calls in baseballs pre-instant replay era.

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