MLB pitcher who threw the first perfect game in World Series history in 1956 for the New York Yankees.
He was offered several basketball scholarships after a stellar career at Point Loma High School, where he was selected to San Diego's All-Metro Conference team.
He won the World Series MVP award for the 1956 series, where the Yankees beat the Dodgers.
He married Corrine Larsen in 1968.
Yankee legend Yogi Berra caught Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series.