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Don Larsen (1954 - Bowman #101)

Donald James Larsen was a pitcher for 7 different teams in his 15 year Major League career, but is remembered as the first (and only) man to pitch a perfect game in the World Series, for the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers. 75 more words

VJP Legends

Incyte Diagnostics Selects New CEO

Incyte Diagnostics has announced that Don Larsen has been selected as the organization’s first chief executive officer (CEO). He assumed permanent CEO duties on January 1, 2015 after acting as interim CEO since June, 2014. 227 more words

Pathology

Happy Anniversary to the Biggest Trade in MLB History

On December 1, 1954 the largest trade in MLB history was completed.

It began on November 14, 1954 with players swapping between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles and finally everyone was happy a little over two weeks later. 70 more words

Facts And History

The World Series?

The Baseball World Series is in full swing and the Giants and Royals are battling it out for the title. But, is it a World Series? 546 more words

Memories

Perfection

On an October 1956 NY Yankees day,

Larsen pitched a perfect World Series game.

27 batters up and down, not perfect

for the Brooklyn Dodgers because failure, frustration, 8 more words

Observations

1956 HEADLINE: Don Larsen Hurls The First Perfect Game In World Series History!!!

1956 HEADLINE: Don Larsen Hurls The First Perfect Game In World Series History!!!

On this day in 1956, and front of the world, Don Larsen threw a perfect game in Game 5 of the World Series. 77 more words

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