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Don Larsen PYankees

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
14 1548 81 91 23 849 3.78 14.9
Birth Date8-7-1929
Height6' 4"
Weight215 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1953 SLA MLB 38 22 192.7 201 64 96 11 .263 104 9.4 3.0 0.5 4.5 40% .288 .257 1.38 3.37 4.16 88 4.31 1.8
1954 BAL MLB 29 28 201.7 213 89 80 18 .255 94 9.5 4.0 0.8 3.6 42% .277 .277 1.50 4.08 4.37 107 4.84 0.8
1955 NYA MLB 19 13 97.0 81 51 44 8 .265 103 7.5 4.7 0.7 4.1 44% .238 .237 1.36 4.23 3.06 112 4.07 1.4
1956 NYA MLB 38 20 179.7 133 96 107 19 .266 102 6.7 4.8 1.0 5.4 42% .213 .238 1.27 4.41 3.26 101 3.73 3.1
1957 NYA MLB 27 20 139.7 113 87 81 12 .257 99 7.3 5.6 0.8 5.2 50% .238 .252 1.43 4.23 3.74 125 4.39 1.1
1958 NYA MLB 19 19 114.3 100 52 55 4 .257 99 7.9 4.1 0.3 4.3 43% .255 .238 1.33 3.40 3.07 110 3.71 2.0
1959 NYA MLB 25 18 124.7 122 76 69 14 .259 97 8.8 5.5 1.0 5.0 50% .270 .279 1.59 4.69 4.33 125 5.47 -0.3
1960 KC1 MLB 22 15 83.7 97 42 43 11 .259 105 10.4 4.5 1.2 4.6 49% .302 .292 1.66 4.59 5.38 108 5.27 -0.1
1961 CHA 0 25 3 74.3 64 29 53 5 .258 100 7.7 3.5 0.6 6.4 50% .260 .233 1.25 3.16 4.12 0 0.00 0.0
1961 KC1 0 8 1 15.0 21 11 13 2 .251 104 12.6 6.6 1.2 7.8 43% .396 .323 2.13 4.90 4.20 0 0.00 0.0
1962 SFN MLB 49 0 86.3 83 47 58 9 .260 98 8.7 4.9 0.9 6.0 52% .279 .260 1.51 4.43 4.38 106 4.68 0.3
1963 SFN MLB 46 0 62.0 46 30 44 8 .256 97 6.7 4.4 1.2 6.4 54% .212 .241 1.23 4.21 3.05 98 3.45 0.8
1964 HOU 0 30 10 103.3 92 20 58 4 .263 92 8.0 1.7 0.3 5.1 53% .258 .242 1.08 2.74 2.26 0 0.00 0.0
1964 SFN 0 6 0 10.3 10 6 6 0 .250 90 8.7 5.2 0.0 5.2 45% .294 .263 1.55 3.33 4.35 0 0.00 0.0
1965 BAL 0 27 1 54.0 53 20 40 4 .254 99 8.8 3.3 0.7 6.7 50% .290 .268 1.35 3.05 2.67 0 0.00 0.0
1965 HOU 0 1 1 5.3 8 3 1 0 .252 98 13.5 5.1 0.0 1.7 67% .348 .353 2.06 3.95 5.06 0 0.00 0.0
1967 CHN MLB 3 0 4.0 5 2 1 1 .238 102 11.2 4.5 2.2 2.2 50% .286 .333 1.75 6.91 9.00 111 8.02 -0.2
1961 TOT MLB 33 4 89.3 85 40 66 7 .257 101 8.6 4.0 0.7 6.6 49% .284 .250 1.40 3.45 4.13 89 4.30 1.0
1964 TOT MLB 36 10 113.7 102 26 64 4 .262 92 8.1 2.1 0.3 5.1 52% .261 .244 1.13 2.79 2.45 94 3.62 1.5
1965 TOT MLB 28 2 59.3 61 23 41 4 .254 99 9.3 3.5 0.6 6.2 52% .297 .277 1.42 3.13 2.88 102 4.72 -0.2
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1953 SLA MLB 38 22 192.7 201 64 96 11 .263 104 9.4 3.0 0.5 4.5 40% .288 .257 1.38 3.37 4.16
1954 BAL MLB 29 28 201.7 213 89 80 18 .255 94 9.5 4.0 0.8 3.6 42% .277 .277 1.50 4.08 4.37
1955 NYA MLB 19 13 97.0 81 51 44 8 .265 103 7.5 4.7 0.7 4.1 44% .238 .237 1.36 4.23 3.06
1956 NYA MLB 38 20 179.7 133 96 107 19 .266 102 6.7 4.8 1.0 5.4 42% .213 .238 1.27 4.41 3.26
1957 NYA MLB 27 20 139.7 113 87 81 12 .257 99 7.3 5.6 0.8 5.2 50% .238 .252 1.43 4.23 3.74
1958 NYA MLB 19 19 114.3 100 52 55 4 .257 99 7.9 4.1 0.3 4.3 43% .255 .238 1.33 3.40 3.07
1959 NYA MLB 25 18 124.7 122 76 69 14 .259 97 8.8 5.5 1.0 5.0 50% .270 .279 1.59 4.69 4.33
1960 KC1 MLB 22 15 83.7 97 42 43 11 .259 105 10.4 4.5 1.2 4.6 49% .302 .292 1.66 4.59 5.38
1961 CHA MLB 25 3 74.3 64 29 53 5 .258 100 7.7 3.5 0.6 6.4 50% .260 .233 1.25 3.16 4.12
1961 KC1 MLB 8 1 15.0 21 11 13 2 .251 104 12.6 6.6 1.2 7.8 43% .396 .323 2.13 4.90 4.20
1962 SFN MLB 49 0 86.3 83 47 58 9 .260 98 8.7 4.9 0.9 6.0 52% .279 .260 1.51 4.43 4.38
1963 SFN MLB 46 0 62.0 46 30 44 8 .256 97 6.7 4.4 1.2 6.4 54% .212 .241 1.23 4.21 3.05
1964 HOU MLB 30 10 103.3 92 20 58 4 .263 92 8.0 1.7 0.3 5.1 53% .258 .242 1.08 2.74 2.26
1964 SFN MLB 6 0 10.3 10 6 6 0 .250 90 8.7 5.2 0.0 5.2 45% .294 .263 1.55 3.33 4.35
1965 BAL MLB 27 1 54.0 53 20 40 4 .254 99 8.8 3.3 0.7 6.7 50% .290 .268 1.35 3.05 2.67
1965 HOU MLB 1 1 5.3 8 3 1 0 .252 98 13.5 5.1 0.0 1.7 67% .348 .353 2.06 3.95 5.06
1967 CHN MLB 3 0 4.0 5 2 1 1 .238 102 11.2 4.5 2.2 2.2 50% .286 .333 1.75 6.91 9.00

Plate Discipline

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe HOF Rule Change: What Happens After 10 Years?Mike Gianella2014-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Backs Against the Wall: The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals and HistoryMike Gianella2013-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALCS Game One Recap: Tigers 1, Red Sox 0Zachary Levine2013-10-13
The Week in Quotes: August 19-25Chris Mosch2013-08-26
The Week in Quotes: August 19-25Andrew Koo2013-08-26
The Week in Quotes: August 19-25Satchel Price2013-08-26
Prospectus Q&A: Donald PriesLee Lowenfish2013-08-02
BP Unfiltered: The Most Surprising Players with StatuesBen Lindbergh2013-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Murphy, Morris, and Using the Full 15 BallotsZachary Levine2013-01-10
This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Is Will Venable Underrated or Overrated? Probably.Geoff Young2012-04-03
BP Unfiltered: Winter Meetings Dispatch, with Some Santos Trade ThoughtsSteven Goldman2011-12-06
Prospectus Hit and Run: The Yankees' Virgin SpringJay Jaffe2011-06-27
Baseball ProGUESTus: Metafandom, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Superfluous Junk Surrounding BaseballCraig Calcaterra2011-02-18
Prospectus Perspective: On the Midnight Trade to GeorgiaSteven Goldman2010-12-03
Another Look: Kirk Gibson's HomerBob Hertzel2010-10-19
Playoff Prospectus: Saturday LCS MatchupsMatt Swartz2010-10-16
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Trying to Taint a GemJohn Perrotto2010-10-08
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: LDS Day One RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-10-07
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Willie, Mickey, and the DukeBob Hertzel2010-08-10
One-Hoppers: Squandering a Golden Interleague OpportunityJay Jaffe2010-06-25
One-Hoppers: Observing PerfectionJay Jaffe2010-06-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: He Should Have Picked LeeSteven Goldman2009-11-01
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: New Helmsmen for the MarinersJohn Perrotto2008-12-31
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: The Comeback KingsJay Jaffe2008-10-15
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Preview: Sunday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-08-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: An Extended All-Star EngagementJoe Sheehan2008-07-16
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Go Go, Tigers, Go?Steven Goldman2008-04-08
This article requires BP Premium accessNippon Prospectus: The Japan SeriesMike Plugh2007-11-13
Prospectus Matchups: The (Elimination) GamersJim Baker2007-10-19
Prospectus Matchups: TurnoverJim Baker2007-09-18
The Week in Quotes: February 5-12Alex Carnevale2007-02-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: No Hitters Ain't That Special, Part TwoSteven Goldman2006-09-14
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: No Hits For YouSteven Goldman2006-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Infinity Edition #3Steven Goldman2005-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Potpourri for $100Jim Baker2005-03-22
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Trivia Manufactured While You WaitJim Baker2005-03-03
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Series PreviewJoe Sheehan2004-10-23
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Dodging CheckmateJim Baker2004-10-15
Unlikely Heroes, Past and Present: From No-Name to Nightly NewsBaseball Prospectus2004-10-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Paul DicksonPeter Schilling Jr.2003-07-18
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Feature: The Daily Prospectus: Heading OutJoe Sheehan2002-05-24


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