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San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain throws franchise's first perfect game

...the aces combined to throw 19 scoreless innings.Yet even Giants Hall of Famers Carl Hubbell, Christy Mathewson, Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry hadn't accomplished what Cain did Wednesday.Perry, who lives in the North Carolina mountain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-14/san-francisco-giants-pit
Matt Cain pitches 22nd perfect game in MLB history, first for Giants

...only other time it happened was in 1880.Cain (8-2) accomplished a feat even Hall of Famers Gaylord Perry and Juan Marichal couldn't with this storied franchise.Not since 1917 have there been five no-hitters in a season by mid-June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-14/matt-cain-pitches-first-
What about our culture?

...immigrants. But when will people start respecting ours? When Major League Baseball superstars Pedro Martinez and Juan Marichal are caught on video engaging in cockfighting, we're told that we need to respect the Dominican Republic culture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/10/edi_186806.shtml
Editorials
Pan American Games begin

...opening ceremony, a spectacular exhibition featuring some 10,000 performers in Olympic Stadium. Local baseball heroes Juan Marichal and Pedro Martinez were on hand for the ceremony involving dancers, singers and Dominican artists. Marichal, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/02/oth_382945.shtml
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Braves fans reminisce about the past 40 years

...Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. He always picked games that featured baseball's best pitchers. Whenever Bob Gibson, Juan Marichal or the Dodger tandem of Koufax and Drysdale pitched, we were there. The result was usually all the same: Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/bra_86632.shtml
Braves
Martinez has portrait unveiled at Smithsonian

...became the youngest of more than 50 baseball figures depicted on the Smithsonian walls and the fourth Latino -- joining Juan Marichal, the late Roberto Clemente and Sammy Sosa.Martinez was joined at the ceremony by his wife, his children, older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-03-26/martinez-has-portrait-un
Baseball | Sports
Overtime

...chartered plane after the game for the flight to Santo Domingo. He was invited by the organizing committee to join Juan Marichal at the festivities. Marichal, the only Dominican in the Baseball Hall of Fame, will light the torch. College basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/01/oth_382867.shtml
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AL squads hold edge in recent years

...was 103 degrees in circular Busch Stadium, and Gaylord Perry got the win in relief of Sandy Koufax, Jim Bunning and Juan Marichal. And, most significantly, the National League was in the midst of winning nine consecutive All-Star Games and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/14/bas_540790.shtml
Baseball
Galarraga setting own pace

...24) from last year. And while the Latin American community has focused on Dennis Martinez's attempt to break Juan Marichal's record, how many people know that Galarraga owns a share of the single-season record for most homers by a Latin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/oth_230840.shtml
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Cepeda leads four into Hall of Fame

...Puerto Rico to Cooperstown. Overshadowed much of his career by a trio of teammates -- Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Juan Marichal -- also destined for enshrinement, Cepeda overcame the stigma of a drug conviction that cast suspicion about his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/03/bas_254982.shtml
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