New York, NY (PRWEB) July 9, 2008
On July 10th Yankees fans and baseball enthusiasts will have the rare opportunity to see Don Larsen's perfect game, to be shown for the first time in New York City since the game was played.
ReelSportsFan.com, in conjunction with Rare Sportsfilms Inc., is proud to host a special screening of the only known copy of Game 5 of the 1956 World Series. Prior to the viewing of the game there will be an appearance and discussion with Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcaster Bob Wolff who called the play-by-play on radio for Larsen's perfect game nearly 52 years ago.
To preview a video sample from the game visit http://www.ReelSportsFan.com. The three minute clip shows Duke Snider at bat as he faces Don Larsen in the top of the 4th inning.
WHEN: Thursday July 10th at 6:00pm, doors open at 5:30pm.
WHERE: BB King Blues Club and Grill, 237 West 42nd Street in the heart of Times Square in New York City.
TICKETS: $30, available through Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 212-307-7171 or at the BB King Blues Club box office.
Running time of the film is approximately 2 hours consisting of the game broadcast beginning in the top of the 2nd inning through the final out, including all original commercials, as it aired on October 8, 1956.
"I am pleased to be showing Don Larsen's perfect game in New York City for the first time," said Doak Ewing, President of Rare Sportsfilms, Inc. who owns the only known visual of the original TV broadcast of the game. "Giving fans the opportunity to witness one of the most historic games in baseball history is a great way to celebrate Yankee Stadium in its final year."
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