When occured: 
Thu, 1880-06-17

John Montgomery Ward of the Providence Grays pitches a perfect game against the Buffalo Bisons, winning 5 - 0. Losing pitcher Pud Galvinmakes the last out. This is the second perfect game in the National Leaguein six days; the first one was pitched by Lee Richmond on June 12th. The next perfect game by a National League pitcher will not happen for 84 years, when Jim Bunning turns the trick on Father's Day in 1964.


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