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The "Perfect Evening" Gala Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Don Larsen's Perfect Game
"A Perfect Game ..... A Perfect Evening"
Wish You Were Here Productions and The Don Larsen Foundation held a "Perfect Evening" supporting The Don Larsen Foundation and celebrating the 50th anniversary
of Don's legendary World Series Perfect Game. The gala with many Yankees greats and celebrities took place
on Saturday, November 4, 2006 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.
This semi-formal gala celebrated the golden anniversary of a feat no other person has ever achieved...a
World Series Perfect Game! The evening was hosted by New York Yankees play by play announcer
Michael Kay and it was an unforgettable dinner with a sports memorabilia auction, entertainment and special guests such as Don Larsen, Yogi Berra, Graig Nettles, Goose Gossage, Joe Girardi, Maury Povich, Connie Chung, Jim Leyritz, Sean Landeta, Joe Pepitone, Bob Feller, Andy Hawkins,
David Cone, Len Barker, John Franco, Don Cardwell, Rod Gilbert, Willie Wilson, Bob Boone, Ryne Duren, LeRoy Neiman, Roy Firestone, Mike Witt, Tom Browning, Joan Hodges, Anibal Sanchez, Dock Ellis, two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton and more.
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Trip Down Memory Lane Becomes Weeklong Odyssey for Don Larsen by Jack Curry of The New York Times, December 31, 2008
Yanks Relive Perfection by Rich Calder of New York Post, December 22, 2008
A Far-From-Instant Replay For Larsen, Berra and Fans by Allen Barra in WSJ, February 27, 2007(pdf)
Still Perfect After All Those Years by Richard Sandomir of The New York Times, February 25, 2007
Berra, Larsen relive Series perfect game in TV replay for first time by Bridget Wentworth of Star-Ledger, February 24, 2007
Berra, Larsen watch perfect broadcast The Associated Press, February 24, 2007
Larsen, Berra to check out '56 perfect game by Mike Dodd of USA TODAY, February 23, 2007
Perfect Night For Remembering a 'Perfect Game' by Herb Rein of LITribune.com, November 27, 2006
Larsen's Perfect Gift NYPOST.com's The Rumble, November 12, 2006
Fifty years later, Larsen's life still close to perfect by Wright Thompson of ESPN.com, October 23, 2006
Cousin's Memoir Recalls Don Larsen's Impact NPR.org, October 9, 2006
Naughton & Into The Weeds Cast Set for 'Perfect Evening' BroadWayWorld.com, October 7, 2006(pdf)
Larsen's perfect game remains gold standards by Bill Chuck of MSNBC.com, October 6, 2006
Dan'sPapers.com 10th item down, August 29, 2006
WE HEAR New York Post, May 23, 2006(pdf)
Don Larsen is putting together a
"perfect night" by Hal Bodley of USA TODAY, April 7, 2006(pdf)
Bonds could ruin baseball season by Bill Chuck of MSNBC.com, March 23, 2006