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The New York Yankees won their first World Series title in four tries, defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers 4-3 in a thrilling seven-game series. Learn about the key moments, players, and records of the 1956 World Series, from Don Larsen's perfect Game 5 to the \"Catch\" by Robinson and the \"Catch\" by Mantle.
On October 8, 1956, in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series, pitcher Don Larsen of the New York Yankees threw a perfect game against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. It was the only no-hitter in World Series history until the Houston Astros pitching staff of Cristian Javier , Bryan Abreu , Rafael Montero and Ryan Pressly threw a ...
Glossary HR: Yogi Berra (1, off Don Newcombe, 2nd inn, 3 on, 2 outs to Deep RF). SF: Enos Slaughter (1, off Don Bessent). SH: Jerry Coleman (1, off Don Newcombe); Gil McDougald (1, off Don Bessent). TB: Yogi Berra 5; Enos Slaughter 2; Don Larsen; Tom Morgan; Hank Bauer; Joe Collins; Mickey Mantle; Billy Martin; Gil McDougald; Mickey McDermott.
1956 World Series In the opener, Brooklyn's 39-year-old Sal "The Barber" Maglie bested Yankee ace Whitey Ford, 6-3. Mickey Mantle hit a two-run homer in the top of the first inning, but after that it was all Dodgers, with Gil Hodges putting Brooklyn ahead with a three-run homer in the third.
In 1947, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, and 1956, both teams in the World Series were from New York, with the Yankees playing against either the Dodgers or Giants. 1958: The Dodgers and Giants move west 1959 World Series action at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum