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Updated: 07/17/2017 08:00:01AM

A day to remember

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Donn Goodwin displays the ring given to him by Little League baseball.

Donn Goodwin in the June 27, 1954 sports section of the Wilkes-Barre Sunday Independent.

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Donn Goodwin poses with Back Mountain Little League players Zachary Williams, left, and Sam Finarelli.

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Sebring's Donn Goodwin talks to players from Back Mountain Little League.

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Sebring's Donn Goodwin talks to players from Back Mountain Little League.

By ALLEN MOODY

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SEBRING — As we get older, our memories tend to fade. Things that were so crystal clear 10 or 20 years ago become a collection of hazy images and scattered thoughts.

But on occasion, something so profound will happen that we can remember it as though it were yesterday, no matter how many decades have passed. For Sebring’s Donn Goodwin, that date would be July 14, 1954, when, as a 12-year-old, he threw the first perfect game in Little League Baseball history.

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