It is a shame that Detroit Tiger pitcher Armando Galarraga was not able to enter the record books for one of baseball's rarest feats. But I can only recall the names of a couple of those pitchers who recorded a perfect game. However, I will always remember how Armando Galarraga handled the blown call.
To err is human. But to immediately admit a mistake, especially one of such historic meaning, is almost against human nature. So I will always remember American League umpire Jim Joyce for how he handled his mistake.
To those who say the call should be over turned, I say don't change a thing, do not rewrite history.
This was the ultimate teaching moment. This is the ultimate meaning of sportsmanship. This is one of the greatest moments in any sport, ever.
This was a perfect game.