RIP – LARRY JANSEN


EXPIRED: 10/10/09 – Larry Jansen, 89, was the New York Giants pitcher who eliminated the Dodgers from the 1951 playoff that led to:  “The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!”

He was there for the starts (Mickey Mantle’s first World Series hit) and stops (Joe DiMaggio’s final at-bat).

Afterwards he was a pitching coach for the Giants in New York & San Francisco.

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