It’s crazy to think we’re just over a month away.
76 days until Opening Day!
Don Larsen is perhaps best known for pitching the only post-season perfect game in Major League Baseball history, accomplishing the feat in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series. He won the World Series MVP Award and Babe Ruth Award in recognition of his pitching during that postseason.
Larsen was born on August 7, 1929 in Michigan City, Indiana. He passed away in Hayden, Idaho yesterday, January 1, 2020 from of esophageal cancer.
Rest in peace.
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Don Larsen, who remained a welcome & familiar face at our annual Old-Timers’ Day celebrations. The Yankees organization extends its deepest condolences to Don’s family and friends during this difficult time. He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/OgOdofzSTS
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) January 2, 2020
I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year’s celebration, and I wish you all the best for 2020! Go Royals!
88 days until Opening Day!!
Happy Holidays to all my readers as well as to your friends and families. I hope this holiday season provides an enjoyable repose before we launch into the next decade!
And 97 days until Opening Day!
Here’s an awesome tribute to the Chicago Cubs by Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder. The accompanying video was originally produced in 2008, during the team’s playoff stint.