Former New York Yankees legend Don Larsen must have noticed how a jersey once worn by Babe Ruth just sold for a record $4.4 million. Now, the only pitcher ever to throw a perfect game during a MLB post-season game, wants to auction off the uniform he wore during that magical 1956 World Series game when he was perfect.
Larsen is not only auctioning off the shirt he wore in Game 2 of the 1956 World Series, he'll throw in his pants as well.
The 82-year old Larsen said he is hoping to raise money for his grand children's college education. The grand kids can probably choose any school they want because the uniform that catcher Yogi Berra wore in the game sold for $565,000.
Larsen only wore the uniform twice— in Game 2 and Game 5 of the 1956 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers— but knows it means a lot to baseball fans as well as to himself.
Former New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen reportedly is auctioning his uniform from the perfect game he threw in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series. Larsen, 82, told the New York Times he selling the jersey and pants he wore during that Oct. 8, 1956, game to help pay for his grandsons' college education. "What the uniform actually sells for is not that important to me...
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Providing a college education for children and future grandchildren should not be a problem for today's athletes, given how much money they are making. But one baseball great is counting on selling his legendary memorabilia to pay for his grandsons to go to college. Former Yankees pitcher Don Larsen threw baseball's only World Series perfect game in Game 5 of the 1956 Fall...
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New York Yankees (26-22) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (25-25)
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Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West; Radio - KLAA 830
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