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Pitcher Hope Trautwein Throws A Perfect Game Of All Strikeouts

The softball pitcher from the University of North Texas made NCAA Division I history on Sunday by throwing a perfect game in which she registered all 21 outs by strikeout.
The NCAA says Hope Trautwein is the first pitcher in NCAA Division I softball history to strike out every batter in a seven-inning perfect game. Source: Tate Hawkins

It's a rare feat in baseball or softball to pitch a "perfect game." That happens when no opponent reaches base — not by a hit, or a fielding error, or a walk.

But pitcher Hope Trautwein than perfect. Through all seven innings, she struck out every single one of the 21 batters she faced from Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

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