Found October 08, 2012 on
A few days ago it was reported that Curt Schilling may have to sell or give up the famed bloody sock that was a big part of the lore in the Red Sox' magical 2004 World Series run. Well, the jersey that Don Larsen wore exactly 56 years ago on Monday when he pitched a perfect game in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series for the Yankees over the Brooklyn Dodgers will join the sock on the auction block. Word got out months ago that Larsen was considering selling the jersey to pay for his grandchildren's college funds, but...

Larsen's uniform to hit auction

Don Larsen has the perfect way to pay for his grandchildren to finish college. The 82-year-old former Yankees pitcher will auction off the pinstriped uniform he wore 56 years ago Monday when he threw the only perfect game in the World Series. ''I've been thinking about it for a bit,'' Larsen said. ''I'm not getting any younger and I don't know...

Don Larsen perfect game on This Day in Baseball

October 8, 1956 - Don Larsen of the New York Yankees pitched the only perfect game in World Series history for a 2 - 0 triumph over the Brooklyn Dodgers. Sal Maglie, the opposing pitcher, gave up five hits. This would be the only post season no hitter until Roy Halladay's gem for the Phillies against Cincinnati on October 6th 2010. Read more on Don Larsen...

Larsen's perfect game uniform to hit auction

Fifty-six years to the day Monday, Don Larsen walked into Yankee Stadium for Game 5 of the World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers, having no idea he was about to create one of the most memorable moments in baseball history. On a brisk, fall afternoon in 2012, in the heart of the Garden State, he reminisced about the effort. ''It was a beautiful day and I felt great,...

Curt Schilling blasts Bobby Valentine as

The Bobby Valentine Era ended in Boston after one glorious dumpster fire of a season, where the Red Sox lost 95 games, their most since 1965. Bobby V was fired by the team after the season faster than you can say Yastrzemski. It's sad to see Bobby V leave the Red Sox after a season that was low on wins, but high on schadenfreude. Valentine went down with the grace and aplomb...

Don Larsen to sell perfect game jersey

FOR SALE: Larsen's 1956 World Series Jersey
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