On June 8, 1944 — Red Barrett retires the first 22 batters he faces before his bid for a perfect game is broken up with an eighth-inning single by Delmar Ennis. The Cardinals’ right-hander gains his first victory of the season with his 7-0 whitewashing of Philadelphia at Sportsman’s Park.

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