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June 22, 1964

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 22, 1964 

* Senator Jim Bunning's perfect game 
* Philadelphia Phillies - former Detroit Tigers 

This 48 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Proud Daughter Watches Bunning's Perfect Game" with related photos. (see)

Page 25 has a nice banner headline: "Mets' Fans Root Bunning to Perfection" with subheads and related photos. (see)

Tells of MLB pitcher Jim Bunning's perfect game at Shea Stadium while pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies.  This was the first time a perfect game had be thrown in the National League in 84 years. He also became the first pitcher in modern baseball history to throw a no-hitter in both leagues.

Nice to have in a Detroit newspaper, the city where he spent  most of his career pitching for.

Other news of the day throughout. Little spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century