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Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga (58) covers first base as Cleveland Indians' Jason Donald, right, runs to the base and umpire Jim Joyce looks on in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Detroit Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Joyce called Donald safe and Galarraga lost his bid for a perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning on the disputed call at first base. Detroit won 3-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Umpire's blown call on final out denies Detroit Tigers pitcher a perfect game

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DETROIT (AP) -- Armando Galarraga squeezed the ball in his mitt, stepped on first base with his right foot and was ready to celebrate.

What happened next will be the talk of baseball for the rest of this season and likely a lot longer: the perfect game that wasn't.

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