Shore himself, now the sheriff of Forsyth County in North Carolina, is happy to let the argument continue, for it has brought him more publicity than, say, Addie Joss or Charley Robertson, both of whom pitched routine, uncontroversial perfect games which few remember anymore.
"Practically everyone has heard of me," says Shore today. "If I have to pick up a prisoner in some remote spot, I generally get special treatment I wouldn't get otherwise. People are always asking me about that game. I can't say I really mind."