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Perfect Game Turns 60: Don Larsen’s Legacy Lives On Locally

This article was originally published in The New Paltz Oracle. 

There is an old saying that on any given day, any given man can achieve perfection. 660 more words

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That Ballplayer

Way back years ago I heard an interview with the actor Whit Bissell. He told the story of his nickname. Apparently every time he and his wife went out to eat or to the theater, someone would come up to him and ask “Aren’t you that actor that was in the movie…”. 577 more words


Don Larsen talks 1956 World Series Perfect Game on The Jake Brown Show

Don Larsen remains the only pitcher to throw a perfect game in World Series and MLB postseason history. He discusses the 1956 perfect game for the Yankees, his career, and more on The Jake Brown Show. 37 more words

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Don Larsen On His Perfect Game: 'I Think About It At Least 10, 20 Times A Day'

By Jake Brown

On Oct. 8, 1956, Don Larsen threw the only perfect game in World Series and MLB playoff history. Sixty years later, that milestone still stands strong. 734 more words


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

Yankees/Dodgers, 49ers/L.A. Rams Same Day Part 2

The second of the two times before tonight there were Yankees vs Dodgers and 49ers vs L.A. Rams games on the same day was on Sunday afternoon October 7, 1956. 316 more words

#VinTop20: No. 7, Don Larsen's perfect game

Between now and Vin Scully Appreciation Day on September 23, the Dodgers are revealing the results of the fan vote ranking Scully’s top 20 Dodger calls of all time, one at each home game. 79 more words