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On Oct. 8, 1956, Don Larsen (Point Loma High class of ’47) pitched the first perfect game in World Series history to give the New York Yankees a 2-0 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers in Yankee Stadium.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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