Skip to content
Home » Sports » Professional » New York Yankees » Don Larsen, who pitched perfect game for Yankees in 1956 World Series, passes away at age 90

Don Larsen, who pitched perfect game for Yankees in 1956 World Series, passes away at age 90

Don Larsen, who has pitched the only perfect game in World Series history, passed away Wednesday at age 90.

According to Bill Madden of the New York Daily News, Larsen died while in hospice care in Idaho, due to esophageal cancer.

See the source image

Larsen pitched five seasons with the Yankees from 1955-59, and his career in pinstripes is remembered for his perfect game against the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series at Yankee Stadium.

Top