Don Larsen

Position
Pitcher
Years
1953-1967
Hall Rating
27
Next Ballot
Don Larsen is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021.
Peak
31%
Longevity
69%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
18.4 5.7 19.6 5.1
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-11 -2 1 0 69 -1
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1953 SLB (BAL) 2.1 3.6
1954 BAL 0.7 2.3
1955 NYY 0.5 1.2
1956 NYY 1.9 3.4
1957 NYY -0.7 0.3
1958 NYY 1.1 2.0
1959 NYY -0.4 0.6
1960 KCA (OAK) -1.0 -0.3
1961 2 teams 0.5 1.1
1961 KCA (OAK) 0.1 0.2
1961 CHW 0.4 0.9
1962 SFG -0.5 0.2
1963 SFG 0.4 1.1
1964 2 teams 1.6 2.7
1964 SFG -0.1 0.0
1964 HOU 1.7 2.7
1965 2 teams -0.2 0.3
1965 HOU -0.1 0.0
1965 BAL -0.1 0.3
1967 CHC -0.3 -0.1
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1974
7.9%
1975
6.4%
1976
12.1%
1977
10.2%
1978
8.4%
1979
12.3%
1980
8.1%
1981
8.2%
1982
7.7%
1983
5.9%
1984
6.2%
1985
8.1%
1986
7.8%
1987
7.3%
1988
7.3%
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