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Don Larsen

Don James Larsen

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: August 7, 1929 in Michigan City, Indiana, US
High School: Point Loma HS (San Diego, CA)

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1947 17 -5.0 Aberdeen NORL C SLB 4 3 .571 3.42 16 71.0 65 39 27 31 1.352 8.2 3.9
1948 18 -4.1 Aberdeen NORL C SLB 17 11 .607 3.75 34 211.0 241 113 88 77 1.507 10.3 3.3
1949 19 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-C SLB 6 8 .429 4.63 25 103.0 125 72 53 49 1.689 10.9 4.3
1949 19 -5.6 Globe-Miami AZTX C SLB 2 4 .333 5.28 7 29.0 33 22 17 24 1.966 10.2 7.4
1949 19 -2.7 Springfield IIIL B SLB 4 4 .500 4.38 18 74.0 92 50 36 25 1.581 11.2 3.0
1950 20 -4.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-B SLB 9 7 .563 3.96 30 150.0 155 82 66 3 54 1.393 9.3 0.2 3.2
1950 20 -6.4 Wichita Falls BSTL B SLB 3 3 .500 5.93 9 44.0 52 29 29 16 1.545 10.6 3.3
1950 20 -3.4 Wichita WL A SLB 6 4 .600 3.14 21 106.0 103 53 37 3 38 1.330 8.7 0.3 3.2
1955 25 -1.4 Denver AA AAA NYY 9 1 .900 3.69 13 13 6 1 100.0 96 49 41 14 43 0 74 0 0 1 1.390 8.6 1.3 3.9 6.7 1.72
1960 30 2.8 Dallas-Fort Worth AA AAA KCA 2 1 .667 2.31 5 5 39.0 20 10 10 1 12 0.821 4.6 0.2 2.8
1966 36 10.2 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 8 5 .615 2.50 35 12 3 1 119.0 134 44 33 4 42 10 64 1 0 5 1.479 10.1 0.3 3.2 4.8 1.52
1967 37 13.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC,SFG 5 4 .556 2.80 41 0 0 0 74.0 57 30 23 5 16 0 50 0 0 1 0.986 6.9 0.6 1.9 6.1 3.13
1967 37 13.6 Dallas-Fort Worth TL AA CHC 5 4 .556 2.35 35 0 65.0 46 20 17 3 13 46 0.908 6.4 0.4 1.8 6.4 3.54
1967 37 11.4 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 0 0 6.00 6 0 0 0 9.0 11 10 6 2 3 0 4 0 0 1 1.556 11.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 1.33
1968 38 14.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 0 4 .000 5.40 15 0 0 0 20.0 27 15 12 1 6 0 12 0 0 0 1.650 12.2 0.4 2.7 5.4 2.00
1968 38 15.3 San Antonio TL AA CHC 0 4 .000 6.23 9 0 13.0 19 12 9 0 5 9 1.846 13.2 0.0 3.5 6.2 1.80
1968 38 11.9 Tacoma PCL AAA CHC 0 0 3.86 6 0 0 0 7.0 8 3 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1.286 10.3 1.3 1.3 3.9 3.00
9 Seasons 60 44 .577 3.58 214 30 9 2 887.0 920 454 353 28 330 10 200 1 0 7 1.409 9.3 0.3 3.3 2.0 0.61
C (3 seasons) C 23 18 .561 3.82 57 311.0 339 174 132 132 1.514 9.8 3.8
B (2 seasons) B 7 7 .500 4.96 27 118.0 144 79 65 41 1.568 11.0 3.1
A (1 season) A 6 4 .600 3.14 21 106.0 103 53 37 3 38 1.330 8.7 0.3 3.2
AA (2 seasons) AA 5 8 .385 3.00 44 0 78.0 65 32 26 3 18 55 1.064 7.5 0.3 2.1 6.3 3.06
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 19 7 .731 3.05 65 30 9 2 274.0 269 116 93 22 101 10 145 1 0 7 1.350 8.8 0.7 3.3 4.8 1.44
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1947 17 -5.8 Aberdeen NORL C SLB 17 29 4 2 0 0 .138 .207 6
1948 18 -4.0 Aberdeen NORL C SLB 43 92 25 8 1 2 .272 .446 41
1949 19 -5.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-B SLB 77 187 45 12 1 6 .241 .412 77
1949 19 -5.4 Globe-Miami AZTX C SLB 42 130 32 8 0 4 .246 .400 52
1949 19 -4.1 Springfield IIIL B SLB 35 57 13 4 1 2 .228 .439 25
1950 20 -4.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-B SLB 50 71 18 6 0 2 .254 .423 30
1950 20 -6.0 Wichita Falls BSTL B SLB 14 21 2 2 0 0 .095 .190 4
1950 20 -3.6 Wichita WL A SLB 36 50 16 4 0 2 .320 .520 26
1955 25 -1.7 Denver AA AAA NYY 23 55 46 10 15 4 0 6 14 0 8 11 .326 .418 .804 1.223 37 0 0 0 1
1960 30 3.1 Dallas-Fort Worth AA AAA KCA 7 16 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 2
1966 36 9.9 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 35 41 39 4 9 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 7 .231 .225 .308 .533 12 0 1 1
1967 37 13.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC,SFG 44 25 23 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 .174 .240 .261 .501 6 0 0 0
1967 37 13.4 Dallas-Fort Worth TL AA CHC 38 24 22 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 .182 .250 .273 .523 6
1967 37 10.4 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1968 38 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 38 15.0 San Antonio TL AA CHC 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 38 11.6 Tacoma PCL AAA CHC 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 311 516 503 14 122 34 2 17 20 0 0 10 24 .243 .256 .419 .676 211 0 0 1 2
C (3 seasons) C 102 251 251 61 18 1 6 .243 .243 .394 .637 99
B (2 seasons) B 49 78 78 15 6 1 2 .192 .192 .372 .564 29
A (1 season) A 36 50 50 16 4 0 2 .320 .320 .520 .840 26
AA (2 seasons) AA 47 24 22 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 .182 .250 .273 .523 6
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 77 113 102 14 26 4 0 7 18 0 0 8 18 .255 .304 .500 .804 51 0 0 1 2
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1947 17 Aberdeen NORL C SLB P 16 0.00
1948 18 Aberdeen NORL C SLB P 34 0.00
1949 19 Springfield IIIL B SLB P 18 0.00
1950 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-B SLB P 30 0.00
1950 20 Wichita Falls BSTL B SLB P 9 0.00
1950 20 Wichita WL A SLB P 21 0.00
1955 25 Denver AA AAA NYY P 13 24 9 14 1 0 .958 1.77
1966 36 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 35 28 6 22 0 1 1.000 0.80
1967 37 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG P 6 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
1968 38 Tacoma PCL AAA CHC P 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
8 Seasons 158 55 16 38 1 1 .982 0.34
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1947 17 Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League C SLB
1948 18 Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League C SLB
1949 19 Springfield Browns Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B SLB
1949 19 Globe-Miami Browns Arizona-Texas League C SLB
1950 20 Wichita Falls Spudders Big State League B SLB
1950 20 Wichita Indians Western League A SLB
1951 21 Military Service
1952 22 Military Service
1953 23 St. Louis Browns American League MLB SLB 1 1953-04-18 1953-09-26
1954 24 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-25
1955 25 Denver Bears American Association AAA NYY
1955 25 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1955-04-17 1955-09-23
1956 26 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-29
1957 27 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1957-04-20 1957-09-25
1958 28 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
1959 29 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1959-04-14 1959-09-20
1960 30 Dallas-Fort Worth Rangers American Association AAA KCA
1960 30 Kansas City Athletics American League MLB KCA 1 1960-04-24 1960-09-21
1961 31 Kansas City Athletics American League MLB KCA 1 1961-04-11 1961-06-10
1961 31 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 2 1961-06-11 1961-09-30
1962 32 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1962-04-14 1962-10-03
1963 33 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1963-04-17 1963-09-27
1964 34 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1964-05-01 1964-05-15
1964 34 Houston Colt .45's National League MLB HOU 2 1964-05-29 1964-10-03
1965 35 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1965-04-18 1965-04-18
1965 35 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 2 1965-05-01 1965-09-10
1966 36 Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1967 37 Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1967 37 Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs Texas League AA CHC
1967 37 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1967-07-03 1967-07-07
1968 38 Tacoma Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC
1968 38 San Antonio Missions Texas League AA CHC

Sabr ID: 2b1a1fee

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