Don Larsen’s 1956 World Series Perfect Game Uniform Brings $756,000

The uniform Don Larsen was wearing when he pitched baseball’s only World Series perfect game sold at auction Wednesday night for $756,000. The jersey and pants drew 22 bids in a sale conducted by Steiner Sports.  Bidding began on the October 8 anniversary of the day Larsen shut down the Brooklyn Dodgers. The final bid was $630,000 and Steiner tacked on a 20% buyer’s premium.  The winner’s name isn’t yet known.

1956 Perfect game Don Larsen jersey

“Very happy for Don, honored to be a part of this,” tweeted CEO Brandon Steiner after the auction, which also included the sale of hundreds of items consigned by Bob Knight. Read full story at Sports Collectors Daily here.

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