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Don Larsen

Don Larsen (Baseball. Born, Michigan City, IN, Aug. 7, 1929.) Many players in baseball history are widely remembered for a single achievement only; Don James Larsen is probably the most famous for having that distinction, his achievement being so spectacular. On Oct. 8, 1956, at Yankee Stadium, in the fifth game of a tied World […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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