Don Larsen

Position
Pitcher
Years
1953–1967
Hall Rating
27
Next Ballot
Don Larsen is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.
Peak
32%
Longevity
68%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
18.4 5.8 19.6 5.1
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-11 -2 1 0 0 -2
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 0.6 1.2
1961 KCA (OAK) 0.1 0.2
1961 CHW 0.5 1.0
1962 SFG -0.5 0.2
1963 SFG 0.4 1.1
1964 2 teams 1.6 2.6
1964 SFG -0.1 0.0
1964 HOU 1.7 2.6
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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