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Don Larsen

Don James Larsen
Born: August 7, 1929
Michigan City, IN USA
Deceased: January 1, 2020
Primary Position: P
All Position(s) Played: P, LF, OF, PH, PR
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'4" Weight: 215
Career: April 18, 1953-July 7, 1967
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.

Don Larsen compiled a career record of 81 wins and 91 losses in his 477-game career with the St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Houston Colt .45's, Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs. He began playing during the April 18, 1953 season and last took the field during the July 7, 1967 campaign. Larsen was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.

Pitching:

YearLgTeamWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1953ALSLA712.3684.16382214722192.220199891164096403828
1954ALBAL321.1254.37292811210201.2213106981889080102892
1955ALNYA92.8183.061913551297.0813833851344201412
1956ALNYA115.6883.2638209611179.2133726519960107703759
1957ALNYA104.7143.7427205410139.211368581287081006605
1958ALNYA96.6003.0719190530114.11004339452355400491
1959ALNYA67.4624.3325183313124.212265601476269207560
1960ALKC1110.0915.382215300083.29755501142143002381
1961ALKC1101.0004.2081500015.0219721101310275
1961ALCHA72.7784.122531300274.1643634529253102315
1962NLSFN54.5564.3849025001186.1834442947758206380
1963NLSFN77.5003.054602600362.0462321830944004261
1964NLSFN01.0004.3560300010.11055061600046
1964NLHOU48.3332.26301011211103.1923626420458101424
1965NLHOU00.0005.061100005.1833031100027
1965ALBAL12.3332.67271800154.0532216420240100234
1967NLCHN00.0009.003010004.0544120100018
Totals8191.4713.784121711324411261548.0144272865013072535849260396708

Batting:

YearLgTeamGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1953ALSLA50858111233131000414.284.318.457.7743710000
1954ALBAL449588622531400515.250.290.409.6993620200
1955ALNYA21454146102700413.146.222.317.5391310000
1956ALNYA45867910195021200617.241.294.380.6743020100
1957ALNYA316356614500501611.250.318.339.6571930010
1958ALNYA285749915104130259.306.364.571.9352820210
1959ALNYA295647812200800715.255.346.298.6431420110
1960ALKC123292936100300011.207.207.241.448720000
1961ALKC11822202600140015.300.333.450.783900100
1961ALCHA2526252800140005.320.320.440.7601100100
1962NLSFN5226253501010007.200.200.280.480700100
1963NLSFN4613111200000011.182.250.182.432200100
1964NLSFN6110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
1964NLHOU31363103100000410.097.200.129.329400100
1965NLHOU1220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
1965ALBAL2711110310010004.273.273.364.636400000
Totals4776535966514425514720343138.242.291.371.6622211501130

Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%
1953ALSLAOF100.00000.000.00.00
1953ALSLAP3800.082921.949.00.97
1954ALBALP2928201.2143413.9802.141.66
1955ALNYAP191397.051313.9471.67.95
1956ALNYAP3820179.2132333.9231.80.95
1957ALNYAP2720139.2102022.9381.931.11
1958ALNYAP1919114.151422.9051.501.00
1959ALNYAP2518124.252221.9311.951.08
1960ALKC1P221583.24811.9231.29.55
1961ALCHAP25374.1413001.0002.06.68
1961ALKC1P8115.014001.0003.00.63
1961ALKC1OF119.030001.0003.003.00
1962NLSFNP49086.1415031.0001.98.39
1963NLSFNP46062.041210.9412.32.35
1964NLHOUP3010103.171911.9632.26.87
1964NLSFNP6010.120001.0001.74.33
1965ALBALP27154.051311.9473.00.67
1965NLHOUP115.113001.0006.754.00
1967NLCHNP304.002011.0004.50.67
Totals4141501364.1952441722.9522.24.820000.000

Postseason - Pitching:

YearLgTeamSeriesWLWin%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBF
1955ALNYAWS01.00011.251100004.0555220200019
1956ALNYAWS101.000.0022011010.2140040700037
1957ALNYAWS11.5003.722110009.2854150610044
1958ALNYAWS101.000.962200009.1911061900042
1962NLSFNWS101.0003.863000002.1111020010011
Totals42.6672.75106111036.0241611319124200153

Postseason - Batting:

YearLgTeamSeriesGPPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBDPHBPSHSFIBB
1955ALNYAWS1220000000000.000.000.000.000000000
1956ALNYAWS2431100010001.333.333.333.667100100
1957ALNYAWS2421000000021.000.500.000.500000000
1958ALNYAWS2320000000010.000.333.000.333000000
1962NLSFNWS3000000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Totals101392100010032.111.333.111.444100100

Postseason - Fielding by Position:

Catchers
YearLgTeamSeriesPosGPGSInn.POAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBSBCSCS%
1955ALNYAWSP114.001001.0002.251.00
1956ALNYAWSP2210.201001.000.84.50
1957ALNYAWSP219.201001.000.93.50
1958ALNYAWSP229.110001.000.96.50
1962NLSFNWSP302.110001.0003.86.33
Totals10636.023001.0001.25.50000.000

Awards

1956 - Babe Ruth Award P
1956 - World Series MVP