Larry Sherry

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Birthday
25, 1935
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Dec 17, 2006 (71)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1935
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Dec 17, 2006 (71)

About

Dodgers relief pitcher who was the hero and MVP of the 1959 World Series.

Before Fame

He was born clubfooted, wearing casts on both his legs for the first year of his life, and special shoes after.

Trivia

He pitched in all four of the Dodgers wins in the 1959 World Series and recording a 0.71 ERA over nearly 13 innings.

Family Life

His brother Norm Sherry also played in the majors, and later joined the coaching staff of San Diego and San Francisco.

Associated With

Like Hank Greenberg, he was one of the few Jewish baseball players in the major leagues in his era.

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