On this day: October 8

POSTED: 01:42 PM PDT Oct 05, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 07, 2015 

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Don Larsen
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1956: Don Larsen pitches the only perfect game in a World Series, leading the New York Yankees over the Brooklyn Dodgers 2-0 in Game 5. The feat was also the first no-hitter in MLB postseason history.


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