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McConnell Pays Tribute to Jim Bunning’s Perfect Game

By Niels Lesniewski and JM Rieger

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It was Father’s Day 50 years ago that former Sen. Jim Bunning made history, pitching a perfect game at Shea Stadium. The Kentucky Republican’s hall of fame career featured no shortage of milestones, but Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell couldn’t let the anniversary go by without a tribute to his former colleague — a man with whom he at times famously disagreed.

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