Oakland Athletics left-hander Dallas Braden joined the annals of baseball yesterday when he tossed the 19th perfect game in the history of the game. It was completely unexpected given Braden’s relative obscurity.

Well Braden is obscure no more now that his feat will go alongside the likes of Don Larsen, Sandy Koufax, Jim Bunning, and others. A pitcher cannot do better than perfect, but for argument’s sake, we’re going to look at the varying degrees of perfect in this power ranking of the 19 perfectos thrown in baseball history.

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