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Happy 53rd birthday to perfecto thrower David Wells

245_davidwellsHappy 53nd birthday to David Wells, who threw a perfect game for the New York Yankees in 1998.

On Sunday, May 17, 1998, Wells threw a perfect game at Yankee Stadium for a 4-0 win over the Minnesota Twins. It was the first Yankees’ perfecto since Don Larsen’s gem in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series.