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Nobody’s Perfect

Reviewed by Mark Newman of MLB.com

“I can disagree. I can question. But I cannot argue because I cannot complain. I am filled with so many blessings, so here is what I do: I smile. I have not done anything wrong. Instead, I have done everything right.” -Armando Galarraga

“It’s probably the most difficult thing to do on a baseball diamond, keep the other team from getting on base, and here this big, sweet kid from Venezuela had done just that.” -Jim Joyce

It is one year since history was robbed, human imperfection magnified, class measured, emotions wrought and two unlikely book co-authors inextricably linked.

“Nobody’s Perfect: Two Men, One Call, and a Game for Baseball History,” released on Thursday, is the captivating account of Galarraga and Joyce, written with Daniel Paisner, that sheds substantial new light on the events and thought process before, during and after Joyce, the umpire, blew a call that cost Galarraga, the Tigers pitcher, a perfect game on June 2, 2010, at Comerica Park in Detroit. Read more

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