perfect game


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

perfect game

n.
1. Baseball A game, especially one pitched by a single pitcher, in which no opposing batter reaches first base.
2. Sports A game in bowling in which a player bowls 12 successive strikes.

perfect game

n
1. (Baseball) baseball a game in which no batter on the opposing team reaches first base
2. (Bowls & Bowling) tenpin bowling a game in which a bowler scores twelve consecutive strikes

per′fect game′


n.
a baseball no-hitter in which no members of the opposing team reach base.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perfect game - a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach baseperfect game - a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Nikko Go of SCTBA-Prima scored a perfect game during the Grand Mall Tenpin Bowling Club (GMTBC)-Yee Lu Fa National Heroes Open Championships qualifiers on Monday.
That's exactly what he was doing 10 years ago, en route to pitching a perfect game against Tampa Bay at U.S.
Summary: London [UK], July 12 (ANI): Ahead of the World Cup final against England, New Zealand coach Gary Stead said that the team do not have to play the perfect game but only need to adapt to the conditions.
The Pakistan coach is aware that his team hasn't played the perfect game so far.
6 On July 23, 2009, Chicago White Sox lefty Mark Buehrle pitched a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
RALPH HASENHUTTL believes Southampton will need to produce "a perfect game" against Chelsea.
dpa Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Ivan Rakitic says Croatia will have to play the"perfect game"if they are to beat Argentina in Thursday's World Cup Group D clash in Nizhny Novogorod.
JP Macatula of MBA-Timbrepro and bowling great Paulo Valdez, who rolled the first perfect game of the meet late last week, are running third and fourth with 1476 and 1467, respectively, followed by defending champion and Asian Indoor Games silver medalist Kenneth Chua (1436).
PEP GUARDIOLA insists Manchester City must play the perfect game to overhaul Liverpool - but admits they may not be ready to conquer Europe.
"Of course, to go through you have to make the perfect game - create chances, be clinical, and concede few chances," he said.
ANAHEIM (AFP) - Shohei Ohtani flirted with a perfect game in his home pitching debut on Sunday, retiring the first 19 batters to power the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 rout of the Oakland Athletics.
"It's probably the perfect game," Heckingbottom said.