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Worcester in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball

 
 
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By Tony Farrick, December 28, 2013
1. First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker
Inscription. On June 12, 1880, the first perfect game in professional baseball history was pitched on this site (the former Worcester Agricultural Fairgrounds) by J. Lee Richmond of Worcester against Cleveland in a National League game.
 
Location. 42° 16.137′ N, 71° 48.722′ W. Marker is in Worcester, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Sever St. 0.1 miles south of Highland St. and Sever St., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Sever St, Worcester MA 01609, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Worcester (approx. 0.7 miles away); Samuel Leonardson (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Jonas Rice (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Worcester (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Worcester (approx. 2.1 miles away); Indian Village Pakachoag (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Worcester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lee Richmond Perfect Game Box Score. (Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma..)
2. J. Lee Richmond at Find A Grave.
First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, December 28, 2013
2. First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker
(Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma..)
3. Worcester Agricultural Fairgrounds. (Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma..)
 
Categories. Sports
 
First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, December 28, 2013
3. First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker
This marker is in front of the Becker College Bookstore.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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