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Why We Knew David Cone Would Pitch a Perfect Game

18, 1999 was Yogi Berra Day at Yankee Stadium.

When my son Scott had told me in June that we were going to the game, there was the slightest hint that something special might happen.

 

An Inexplicable Feeling

It was a hot, humid day, with the temperature reaching 98 degrees. As soon as we entered the Stadium, Scott and I had an inexplicable feeling about the game that intensified when Don Larsen threw the ceremonial pitch to Yogi Berra.

We looked at each other but didn't speak a word.

Larsen had pitched the only perfect game in World Series history in 1956, and he was in the ballpark.

It was Joe Torre's birthday, and young Torre had been at Yankee Stadium when Larsen pitched ...

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