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Don Larsen Pitched A Perfect Game In The World Series 60 Years Ago Today

Sixty years ago today, Don Larsen pitched the only no hit game in World Series history, a perfect game vs the Brooklyn Dodgers, in the pivotal fifth game of the 1956 World Series. 90 more words

Giants/Mets Notes

The following will illustrate a healthy respect for the game tonight as I will disperse some slightly offbeat notes, you are not likely to find any other place. 172 more words

Beyond Genre

“Writing is easy. You just open a vein and bleed.”

“In my later years I have sought to become simpler, straighter and purer in my handling of the language. 484 more words

Vin Scully gives final call, leaves legacy and hole in hearts of Los Angeles

Sixty-seven seasons.

Twenty-five World Series.

Nineteen no-hitters.

Three perfect games.

Those are just some of the numbers and high points associated with Vin Scully’s illustrious broadcast career, one that came to an end Sunday afternoon. 556 more words


More Of My Calendar Notes (Part 2)

The Brooklyn Dodgers’ lone World Series triumph achieved in (same calendar) 1955 not only was glorious but also a reminder of how early, relative to today with 4 tiers of post-season play,the season ended. 140 more words

Good-bye Vin Scully

Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, who works the radio side on his own, is retiring from 67 years’ painting the word picture. The Bronx native and… 106 more words