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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsFreddySale Born:  May 2,1902 in Chester, S.C.Died:  May 27, 1956 in Hermosa Beach, Calif.Debut: 1924 | Pos: PH: 5’9″ | W: 160 | B: R | T: RYrWLGSVIPSOERA10010100.00 >> Visit theFreddy Sale biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Freddy Sale caught the attention of major league scouts while he was pitching for the University of Georgia in the early 1920s. However, many reported his lack of stature — just 5 feet, 9 inches tall — as a reason he didn’t rank higher in their evaluations.Sale, referred to as a “diminutive right hander” in a Chicago Daily Tribune article, pitched a perfect game on May 1, 1923, in a game against Virginia. Georgia won the game, 4-0.On April 26, 1924, he was the winning pitcher as Georgia beat Harvard, 5-3. According to game reports, Sale did not surrender a run until the ninth inning. Earlier in the season, he had recorded a 6-2 victory over Dartmouth.He pitched in a single game in the major leagues on June 30, 1924 for the Pirates. In pitched a scoreless inning in a loss to the Cardinals and gave up two hits.He died on May 27, 1956 in Hermosa Beach, Calif.SOURCES:”Cub Notes”, Chicago Daily Tribune. May 1, 1923. P. 19″Georgia University defeats Harvard”, New York Times. April 27, 1924. P. S2