Kenny Rogers was a four year veteran of the mound who focused on relief pitching. The Rangers converted him to a starter the previous season and he took the mound with a 10-6 record before this game. He was hit hard his previous three starts, but would pitch a masterpiece today.
July 28, 1994 at The Ballpark in Arlington
: Canseco 2, Rodriguez.
Left on Base : California 0, Texas 5.
Length of game : 2:08.
Umpires : HP: Ed Bean, 1B: Don Denkinger, 2B: John Shulock, 3B: Tim Tschida.
Kenny Rogers Perfect Game Box Score
Did you know that Kenny Rogers threw ninety-eight pitches which included sixty-four strikes and thirty-four balls during this perfect game?
The attendance at The Ballpark in Arlington (46,581) during this game was also the largest ever to view a regular season game.
The seventh inning was the most difficult as Kenny Rogers had a three ball count on Chad Curtis , who grounded out to third; a three ball count on Spike Owen , who pop flied out to left field; and a three ball count on Jim Edmonds , who was struck out.