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Johnson's greatness can be seen throughout the decade, whether it's his 20-strikeout game in May 2001, his two 17-K efforts in 2002 or his dominant outings in Game 1 of the NLCS and Game 2 of the World Series in October 2001. But his best game, a perfect game, was the decade's best. The oldest man ever to throw a perfect game, the 40-year-old Johnson struck out 13, and only once fell into a three-ball count while facing a Braves lineup that included Chipper Jones, Andruw Jones and J.D. Drew.

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