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Johnson celebrates the last strike that clinched perfection.


ARIZONA 
                  AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG 
C Tracy 3B        4  0 2  1  1  0   2 .348 
M Kata 2B         5  0 0  0  0  1   4 .254 
L Gonzalez LF     3  0 0  0  1  0   1 .271 
S Hillenbrand 1B  4  0 1  0  0  1   2 .261 
S Finley CF       4  0 1  0  0  0   0 .265 
D Bautista RF     4  1 1  0  0  0   2 .341 
A Cintron SS      4  1 3  1  0  0   0 .255 
R Hammock C       3  0 0  0  1  1   1 .229 
R Johnson P       4  0 0  0  0  2   3 .150 
Totals            35 2 8  2  3  5  15   


Batting
2B: A Cintron 2 (9, M Hampton 2)
RBI: A Cintron (11), C Tracy (15)
2-out RBI: A Cintron, C Tracy
Gidp: L Gonzalez 1
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out- R Hammock 1, M Kata 2, D Bautista 1, S Hillenbrand 1
Team LOB: 9

ATLANTA 
             AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG 
J Garcia SS   3 0 0  0  0  2  0   .284
J Franco 1B   3 0 0  0  0  1  0   .255
C Jones LF    3 0 0  0  0  3  0   .238
A Jones CF    3 0 0  0  0  0  0   .246
J Estrada C   3 0 0  0  0  2  0   .333
J Drew RF     3 0 0  0  0  1  0   .296
M Derosa 3B   3 0 0  0  0  0  0   .201
N Green 2B    3 0 0  0  0  2  0   .222
M Hampton P   2 0 0  0  0  1  0   .200
a-E Perez PH  1 0 0  0  0  1  0   .200
Totals       27 0 0  0  0  13 0

a-struck out swinging for M Hampton in the 9th 

Batting
Team LOB: 0

  Fielding
E: M Derosa (8, ground ball); J Estrada (1, catch); M Hampton (1, throw)
DP: 1 (M Hampton-J Garcia-J Franco).
Outfield Assist: A Jones (R Hammock at 3rd base).

 


ARIZONA 
                  IP H R ER BB SO HR PC-ST  
R Johnson (W, 4-4) 9 0 0  0  0 13  0 117-87  

ATLANTA  
                   IP H R ER BB SO HR PC-ST 
M Hampton (L, 0-5) 9  8 2 2  3  5   0 107-71 

Batters faced - R Johnson 27; M Hampton 38
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - R Johnson 7-7; M Hampton 14-8
Umpires: HP - Greg Gibson,  1B - Bruce Dreckman,  2B - Gerry Davis,  3B - Larry Poncino
Time: 2:13
Att: 23,381
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy
Wind: 5 mph


Johnson, 40, became oldest pitcher to throw a perfect game.
Cy Young, then 37, had been the oldest to throw a perfect game, in 1904.

The Big Unit became only the fifth pitcher
to throw no-hitters in both the National and American leagues,
joining Cy Young, Jim Bunning, Hideo Nomo and Nolan Ryan.