Don Larsen, Who Threw Only Perfect World Series Game, Dies at 90

Larsen was the unlikeliest of characters to attain what so many Hall of Famers couldn’t pull off in the fall classic.

  • Published 1 January 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the New York Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90. Larsen’s agent, Andrew Levy, said the former pitcher died of esophageal cancer in Hayden, Idaho. Levy said Larsen’s son, Scott, confirmed the death. Larsen was the unlikeliest of characters to attain what… Read at AP News