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This Day in Baseball History
October 8, 1956 > Don Larsen of the New York Yankees pitches the first -- and only -- perfect game in World Series history. Throwing only 97 pitches, the veteran right-hander shuts down the Brooklyn Dodgers, 2-0, in Game 5 at Yankee Stadium. Mickey Mantle supports Larsen's masterpiece with a home run and an excellent running catch in the fifth inning.