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Well in a full 9 Inning Game each time makes 27 outs. (3 outs for 9 innings). Thus combined the teams make 54 outs. So if every player swung and hit very first pitch and every pitch was an out that would be 54 pitches combined with both teams pitchers. However that would end in a 0-0 tie so it would go into extra innings so it wouldn't be a complete game. Thus if you say ONE player hit a first pitch and hit a home run on a first pitch to give his team a 1-0 lead and thus a complete nine inning game then it would be 55 pitches.

However that would mean that both pitchers would have to be PERFECT and COMPLETELY ACCURATE. and the Hitters would have to swing and HIT every FIRST pitch so its almost completely impossible.

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No, perfect games must be (at least) 9 innings. Shortened "perfect" games have occurred four times: Rube Vickers and Ed Karger in 1907, Dean Chance in 1967, and David Palmer in 1984. Karger's was 7 innings, the other three were 5.

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