Don Larsen


Don Larsen Brief Biography

Don Larsen
Don James Larsen (born August 7, 1929) is an American retired Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. During a 15-year MLB career, he pitched from 1953 to 1967 for seven different teams. Larsen pitched for the St. Louis Browns / Baltimore Orioles (1953-54; 1965), New York Yankees (1955-59), Kansas City Athletics (1960-1961), Chicago White Sox (1961), San Francisco Giants (1962-64), Houston Colt .45's / Houston Astros (1964-65), and Chicago Cubs (1967).

Larsen pitched the sixth perfect game in MLB history, doing so in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series. It is the only no-hitter and perfect game in World Series history and is one of only two no hitters in MLB postseason history (the other Roy Halladay's in 2010). He won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award and Babe Ruth Award in recognition of his 1956 postseason.

Don Larsen News

• The Almanac for Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2019
• The Almanac for August 7, the 219th day of 2019
• The Almanac for Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2018
• The Almanac for Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2018

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