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Don Larsen
Don James Larsen

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 4", Weight 227 lb.

MLB Debut April 18, 1953
Final Game July 7, 1967
Born August 7, 1929 in Michigan City, IN

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1953 23 PHA AL  14   8  .636  34  28   3   3   3   0  210.2  189   887   79   66  13   74   1   6  148   3  0  2.82  CY-6
 1954 24 PHA AL   9  16  .360  38  33   5   4   3   0  218.2  255  1003  134  114  27  103  15   3   92   3  0  4.69  
 1955 25 NYA AL   5   8  .385  27  14   0   9   4   0  103.2   93   459   52   44  13   56   2   4   61   1  0  3.82  
 1956 26 NYA AL  11   8  .579  27  27   0   0   0   0  175.2  143   766   89   74  23   99   2   5  106   3  0  3.79  CY-12
 1957 27 NYA AL  14   3  .824  31  25   1   1   1   0  158.1  114   664   51   47  14   85   3   3   93   6  0  2.67  CY-4
 1958 28 NYA AL  10   1  .909  15  13   2   0   0   1   98.2   83   402   32   26   5   40   0   1   63   0  0  2.37  CY-15
 1959 29 NYA AL   1   2  .333  22   2   0  10   4   0   47.1   54   226   34   31   6   36   4   1   22   4  0  5.89  
 1960 30 NYA AL   3   2  .600  21   8   0   9   0   0   62.0   78   288   44   37   6   32   0   0   36   4  0  5.37  
 1961 31 CHA AL   1   1  .500  24   2   0  12   3   0   45.1   51   198   29   26   9   14   0   1   34   1  0  5.16  
 1962 32 PIN NL   1   6  .143  62   0   0  24   3   0   88.0   86   380   46   40   8   42   3   3   58   5  0  4.09  
 1963 33 PIN NL   2   5  .286  35   0   0  15   4   0   54.0   62   262   41   33  11   38   6   0   32   7  0  5.50  
 1964 34 MLN NL   6   4  .600  61   0   0  27  10   0  122.2  115   495   45   41   2   21   3   1   55   3  0  3.01  
 1965 35 BAA AL   2   2  .500  30   0   0  14   0   0   49.0   47   211   25   24   8   24   4   1   46   0  0  4.41  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 13 Seasons      79  66  .545 427 152  11 128  35   1 1434.0 1370  6241  701  603 145  664  43  29  846  40  0  3.78
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1953 23 PHA AL  40   84   3.5   3  5.11   84  23   4  .274   3    7    7 1.000   20    7  .741 -106   
 1954 24 PHA AL  39  149   6.1   3  4.88   75  22   2  .293   0   12    9  .750   28    3  .903   23   
 1955 25 NYA AL  43   53   4.6   4  3.71   31   3   0  .097   1    4    3  .750    0    0  .000   33   
 1956 26 NYA AL  36   81   4.1   0  5.33   57  11   0  .193   7   18   10  .556    2    1  .667   17   
 1957 27 NYA AL  38   62   3.5   2  5.52   55  11   0  .200   3    8    5  .625    9    5  .643  -44   
 1958 28 NYA AL  42   33   3.0   0  5.85   40  14   1  .350   2    5    3  .600    5    5  .500  -49   
 1959 29 NYA AL  36   35   6.6   4 12.00   11   4   0  .364   1    1    0  .000    1    0 1.000   65   
 1960 30 NYA AL  40   46   6.5   0  5.62   13   1   0  .077   4    6    2  .333    9    3  .750   17   
 1961 31 CHA AL  38   29   5.9   3  9.50    8   3   1  .375   0    2    2 1.000    0    1  .000  131   
 1962 32 PIN NL  40   44   4.6   5         10   2   0  .200   0    3    3 1.000    2    1  .667  -34   
 1963 33 PIN NL  45   44   7.1   9          5   1   0  .200   0    1    1 1.000    9    4  .692  181   
 1964 34 MLN NL  36   44   3.2  13         10   2   0  .200   1    3    1  .333    9    6  .600  -23   
 1965 35 BAA AL  48   29   5.5   2          3   0   0  .000   0    3    2  .667    2    2  .500   56   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 13 Seasons          739   4.6  48        402  97   8  .241  22   73   48  .658   96   38  .716   -4   3
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 10.3 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1956 WS    NYA NYN   W    1  0.00   1-0   0  0   2.0   1   0   1   1
 1957 WS    NYA CIN   L    2  4.91   0-0   1  0   3.2   2   2   0   3
 1958 WS    NYA CHN   W    1  4.26   0-0   0  1   6.1  10   3   7   5
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1953  PHA   74-80   Drew Kennedy
 1954  PHA   59-95   Drew Kennedy
 1955  NYA   84-70   Billy Vanson
 1956  NYA  101-53   Billy Vanson
 1957  NYA   94-60   Billy Vanson
 1958  NYA  100-54   Billy Vanson
 1959  NYA   90-64   Billy Vanson
 1960  NYA   81-73   Billy Vanson
 1961  CHA   64-90   Jon Fellows
 1962  PIN   83-79   Dennis Van Langen
 1963  PIN   73-89   Dennis Van Langen
 1964  MLN   80-82   Jim Taglia, Drew Kennedy
 1965  BAA   72-90   Gary Dewing

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