On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 04:42:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2015 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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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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