Don Larsen facts for kids
Larsen at age 84.
August 7, 1929|
Michigan City, Indiana, U.S.
|Died: January 1, 2020
Hayden, Idaho, U.S.
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 18, 1953 for the St. Louis Browns|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 7, 1967 for the Chicago Cubs|
|Earned run average||3.78|
|Career highlights and awards|
Donald James Larsen (August 7, 1929 – January 1, 2020) was an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. During a 15-year MLB career, he pitched from 1953–1967 for seven different teams. Larsen was born in Michigan City, Indiana, but was raised in San Diego, California.
Larsen pitched for the St. Louis Browns / Baltimore Orioles (1953–1954; 1965), New York Yankees (1955–1959), Kansas City Athletics (1960–1961), Chicago White Sox (1961), San Francisco Giants (1962–1964), Houston Colt .45's / Houston Astros (1964–1965), and Chicago Cubs (1967).
Larsen died on January 1, 2020 in Hayden, Idaho at the age of 90 from esophageal cancer.
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