Don Larsen

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Donald James Larsen (born August 7, 1929) is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. During a 15-year MLB career, he pitched from 1953–1967 for seven different teams. Larsen pitched for the St. Louis Browns / Baltimore Orioles (1953–1954; 1965), New York Yankees (1955–1959), Kansas City Athletics (1960–1961), Chicago White Sox (1961), San Francisco Giants (1962–1964), Houston Colt .45's / Houston Astros (1964–1965), and Chicago Cubs (1967).

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Filmography

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2004
ESPN 25: Who's #1? (2004) (TV Show)
Himself

1999
ESPN SportsCentury (1999) (TV Show)
Himself

1962
1962 World Series (1962) (TV Show)
Himself - San Francisco Giants Pitcher

1958
1958 World Series (1958) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher

1957
1957 World Series (1957) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher

1956
1956 World Series (1956) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Pitcher

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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Don Larsen.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1953 SLB 7-12 4.16 38 22 7 2 2 192 201 99 89 64 96
1954 BAL 3-21 4.37 29 28 12 1 0 201 213 106 98 89 80
1955 NYY 9-2 3.06 19 13 5 1 2 97 81 38 33 51 44
1956 NYY 11-5 3.26 38 20 6 1 1 179 133 72 65 96 107
1957 NYY 10-4 3.74 27 20 4 1 0 139 113 68 58 87 81
1958 NYY 9-6 3.07 19 19 5 3 0 114 100 43 39 52 55
1959 NYY 6-7 4.33 25 18 3 1 0 124 122 65 60 76 69
1960 KCA 1-10 5.38 22 15 0 0 0 83 97 55 50 42 43
1961 CHW 7-2 4.12 25 3 0 0 2 74 64 36 34 29 53
1961 KCA 1-0 4.20 8 1 0 0 0 15 21 9 7 11 13
1962 SFG 5-4 4.38 49 0 0 0 11 86 83 44 42 47 58
1963 SFG 7-7 3.05 46 0 0 0 3 62 46 23 21 30 44
1964 HOU 4-8 2.26 30 10 2 1 1 103 92 36 26 20 58
1964 SFG 0-1 4.35 6 0 0 0 0 10 10 5 5 6 6
1965 HOU 0-0 5.06 1 1 0 0 0 5 8 3 3 3 1
1965 BAL 1-2 2.67 27 1 0 0 1 54 53 22 16 20 40
1967 CHC 0-0 9.00 3 0 0 0 0 4 5 4 4 2 1
Career 81-91 - 412 171 44 11 23 - 1442 728 650 725 849

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Major League fielding statistics for Don Larsen.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1953 SLB 50 - 8 29 2 1 0.949
1954 BAL 44 28 201 14 34 1 3 0.980
1955 NYY 21 13 97 5 13 1 3 0.947
1956 NYY 45 20 179 13 23 3 3 0.923
1957 NYY 31 20 139 10 20 2 2 0.938
1958 NYY 28 19 114 5 14 2 2 0.905
1959 NYY 29 18 124 5 22 2 1 0.931
1960 KCA 23 15 83 4 8 1 1 0.923
1961 CHW 25 3 74 4 13 0 0 1.000
1961 KCA 18 2 24 4 4 0 0 1.000
1962 SFG 52 0 86 4 15 0 3 1.000
1963 SFG 46 0 62 4 12 1 0 0.941
1964 HOU 31 10 103 7 19 1 1 0.963
1964 SFG 6 0 10 2 0 0 0 1.000
1965 HOU 1 1 5 1 3 0 0 1.000
1965 BAL 27 1 54 5 13 1 1 0.947
1967 CHC 3 0 4 0 2 0 1 1.000
Career 480 150 - 95 244 17 22 -

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Major League batting statistics for Don Larsen.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1953 SLB 50 81 11 23 3 1 3 10 0 4 14 0.284 0.318 0.457
1954 BAL 44 88 6 22 5 3 1 4 0 5 15 0.250 0.290 0.409
1955 NYY 21 41 4 6 1 0 2 7 0 4 13 0.146 0.222 0.317
1956 NYY 45 79 10 19 5 0 2 12 0 6 17 0.241 0.294 0.380
1957 NYY 31 56 6 14 5 0 0 5 0 6 11 0.250 0.317 0.339
1958 NYY 28 49 9 15 1 0 4 13 0 5 9 0.306 0.364 0.571
1959 NYY 29 47 8 12 2 0 0 8 0 7 15 0.255 0.345 0.298
1960 KCA 23 29 3 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 11 0.207 0.207 0.241
1961 CHW 25 25 2 8 0 0 1 4 0 0 5 0.320 0.320 0.440
1961 KCA 18 20 2 6 0 0 1 4 0 1 5 0.300 0.333 0.450
1962 SFG 52 25 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 7 0.200 0.200 0.280
1963 SFG 46 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.182 0.250 0.182
1964 HOU 31 31 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 10 0.097 0.200 0.129
1964 SFG 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000
1965 HOU 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000
1965 BAL 27 11 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.273 0.273 0.364
1967 CHC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
Career 480 596 65 144 25 5 14 72 0 43 138 - - -

First NameDon
Middle NameJames
Last NameLarsen
Full Name at BirthDon James Larsen
Age84
Date of BirthAugust 7, 1929
BirthplaceMichigan City, IN
Height6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight215 lbs (97.5 kg)
BuildAthletic
Star SignLeo
SexualityStraight
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolPoint Loma (San Diego, CA)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut18 April 1953
Last MLB Game7 July 1967
Claim to FamePitched a perfect game in 1956 World Series

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