To those who get the riches also get the spoils. When you do a big thing in sports, the Late Show with David Letterman will come a’callin’. That certainly is the case with Dallas Braden, the Oakland A’s pitcher who threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Mother’s Day.
ATHLETICS STAR AND PERFECT GAME PITCHER OAKLAND BRADEN TO PRESENT THE TOP TEN LIST ON CBS’s “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN,” TUESDAY, MAY 11 DALLASNEW YORK, May 10, 2010 – Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden, who pitched the 19th perfect game in Major League Baseball history on Sunday, will present the Top Ten List on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Tuesday, May 11 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. Braden led the A’s to a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, throwing 109 pitches, including 77 strikes, and striking out six batters to give MLB its first perfect game since Mark Buehrle did it for the Chicago White Sox in July 2009. Braden’s feat also gave the A’s its first perfect game since Hall of Famer Jim “Catfish” Hunter’s classic against the Minnesota Twins in May 1968.Braden becomes the sixth pitcher to visit the LATE SHOW after throwing a perfect game. Hurlers Kenny Rogers (8/1/94), DavidWells (5/18/98), DavidCone (7/21/99), Randy Johnson (5/19/04) and Buehrle (7/27/09) all visited the CBS broadcast after their historic pitching performances.Also visiting the LATE SHOW on Tuesday, May 11 are actress Queen Latifiah, actor and comedian Will Forte and musical guests MGMT. The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated. Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel and are the executive producers. Rob Burnett
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One more press release post. I know I said one more last time, but I really mean one more.