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Today in sports history: May 8
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Today in sports history: May 8

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In 1968, Jim “Catfish” Hunter of the Oakland A’s pitches a perfect game, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-0. It is the first perfect game in the American League regular season in 46 seasons. See more sports moments:

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