Honoring the man
The day after his death, a special convocation of University of Toledo students and faculty held a memorial service for their longtime mentor and colleague and the university flag was flown at half-mast.
On Thursday, Oct. 3, 1929, Dr. John Lee Richmond — born and raised in Ashtabula County and who hurled the first perfect game in Major League Baseball history — was buried in Forest Cemetery in Toledo.
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