The 50 Greatest Moments in New York Yankees History

13. David Wells' Hungover Perfect Game

Date: 5/17/1998
Pitching a perfect game is a ridiculous feat for anybody, but Wells claims he did it hungover, which make it even crazier. The second Yankee to ever pitch a perfect game, Wells did it in a game against the Minnesota Twins in 1998. He wasn't seen as an elite pitcher but this moment propelled his fame and popularity lending itself to him writing a controversial book Perfect I'm Not: Boomer on Beer, Brawls, Backaches and Baseball that the Yankee's weren't too happy about. They ended up fining him and the relationship was never great as he moved on to other teams (not to mention a bout with gout), but this day's going to be in Yankee history books forever.

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