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Sun, 1998-05-17

On May 17, 1998, David Wells pitches the first perfect game at Yankee Stadium since Don Larsen’s masterpiece during the 1956 World Series. Wells strikes out 11 in shackling the Minnesota Twins, 4-0. In an amazing coincidence, Wells had attended the same high school as Larsen.

 

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