In the wake of Tuesday's "imperfect game" (or "28-out perfect game," if you prefer), let's take a moment to recall another case of pitching perfection that also involves an asterisk. That would be poor ol' Harvey Haddix, whose achievement was immortalized in song by Scott McCaughey's Baseball Project. Check it out, from last fall right here in the Triangle.
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David Menconi has been the News & Observer's music critic since 1991. Before that, he spent five years at the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. He has a masters in journalism from the University of Texas and a B.A. in English from Southwestern University. You can find more of his writing here.