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First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball

 
 
First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1608.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Sever St, Worcester MA 01609, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); The First School-House in Worcester (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); Worcester's First City Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Frisbie Hoar (approx. 0.7 miles away); Company C, 2nd Mass. Inf. U.S.V. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Company H, 2nd Mass. Inf., U.S.V. (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worcester.
 
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First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tony Farrick, December 28, 2013
2. First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker
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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. (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..)
 
First Perfect Game in Professional Baseball Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2013, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 11, 2022