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Saturday, September 29, 2007

Brooklyn Dodger News Alerts

What Price Nostalgia? Forbes - NY,USA
But think back half a century to when the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game as such on Sept. 29, 1957. The owner of arguably the most iconic team in ...

Fifty Years Of Loss Forbes - NY,USA
But New Yorkers are also feeling more nostalgic than usual about the national pastime, given that it's the 50th anniversary of the Brooklyn Dodgers and New ...

Ebbets Field memories are being preserved ... at local McDonalds. BrooklynPapers.com - NY
By Gersh Kuntzman On the 50th anniversary of the final game at Ebbets Field, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (left, outside the Ebbets Field Apartments) called ...

Baseball Giants all but gone in NYC's memory amNewYork - New York,USA
Fifty years later, reminders abound of the Brooklyn Dodgers -- ceremonies and statues at minor-league KeySpan Park, a beer named in honor of their 1955 ...

Final Game in Brooklyn 50 Years Ago Tot Holmes (subscription) - Gothenburg,NE,USA
the Brooklyn Dodgers hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates in the final home game of the season at Ebbets Field. Only 6702 paid fans could attend the game ...

50 years ago today... About - News & Issues - New York,NY,USA
That was the day of the final game at Ebbets Field, and Danny McDevitt threw the final pitch in the Brooklyn Dodgers' 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh. ...

On This Day in History: September 24 Did He or Didn't He? Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
In 1932 Hack became a Brooklyn Dodger. After retiring from baseball, Hack held various jobs. He was a master of ceremonies in a Chicago night club and ...

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Brooklyn Dodger News Alerts

Landmark Status for Brooklyn Sugar Plant Houston Chronicle - United States
The factory predated the Brooklyn Bridge and outlasted the Brooklyn Dodgers, but it closed down for good as the sugar industry fell on hard times in recent ...

Dodgers' last pitch at Ebbets means more now Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Danny McDevitt didn't recognize the magnitude of the day in 1957 when he pitched a shutout to win the Brooklyn Dodgers' last game at Ebbets Field, ...

St. Augustine fete to star ex-Dodger New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
Former Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca will return to Brooklyn Saturday to reminisce about the great legacy of local baseball 50 years after the last game at ...

A Bitter 50th Anniversary in Brooklyn Washington Post - United States
Only 6673 turned out on that gloomy day in 1957 when the Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field. Those who came likened the game to a funeral. ...

Time for closure for Dodgers fans MLB.com - USA
That's what the Brooklyn Dodgers were, an instrument of unity. And I was at Shea Stadium on July 30, 1964, when, as an adventurous teenager from Pittsburgh, ...

Move west opens baseball to nation MLB.com - USA
In actuality, the Brooklyn Dodgers' final home game was witnessed by 6702 customers amid 25000 empty seats. Although an official announcement didn't come ...

50 years since we all shed tears for lost ballparks New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
Of course, Ebbets Field and the Polo Grounds were going to live forever, right? No, dear friends from Manhattan and Brooklyn, I was at both of the ...

Ghosts of Flatbush still alive 50 years after Dodgers' exit USA Today - USA
This year's giveaway: an Ebbets Field model. "Every year we've had a former Dodger come back and do something at the ballpark," says general manager Steve ...

Brooklyn marks 50-year anniversary of singing the Dodger blues The Canadian Press -
When he attends Brooklyn Dodgers memorabilia shows, there's no need to have a big star present to draw a crowd. "Anybody on the roster will do, ...

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Brooklyn Dodger News Alerts

Baseball: Fifty years ago, one era ended and another began Cape Cod Times - Hyannis,MA,USA
The Dodgers only had 32000 seats and management wanted a new, larger stadium with better parking in a downtown Brooklyn location. ...

Bingham: Sadness and joy when Dodgers left town Cape Cod Times - Hyannis,MA,USA
The author was one of just 6672 fans to show up for the Brooklyn Dodgers' final game at Ebbets Field on Sept. 24, 1957.AP By Walter Bingham On Sept. ...

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Brooklyn Dodger News Alerts

Exorcising the Dodgers New York Magazine - NY, USA
50 years ago, the Dodgers left Ebbets Field for Los Angeles. Isn't it time their ghosts left, too? By Sam Anderson The story of the Brooklyn Dodgers is very ...

Gulas, Shuba plan book signing Youngstown Vindicator - Youngstown,OH,USA
Shuba, a Youngstown native and a graduate of Chaney High School, played baseball professionally for the Brooklyn Dodgers and is included in Roger Kahn's ...

brooklyn's home to broken hearts Times Herald-Record - Middletown,NY,USA
But, 50 years from the last recorded out made at Ebbets Field, on Sept. 24, 1957, the Dodgers and Brooklyn remain, amazingly, frozen in a black-and-white ...

50 years later, it still hurts that the Dodgers are gone Times Herald-Record - Middletown, NY, USA
ABOVE: Ron Moon of Scotchtown poses for a portrait with some of his Brooklyn Dodger memorabilia on Sept. 13, 2007.Times Herald-Record/TOM BUSHEY By Justin ...

Duke Snider Powered To The Top CNNMoney.com - USA
He eventually followed his dad's advice and became one of the most dangerous lefty sluggers in the game, ideally suited for Ebbets Field's short right field ...

Dodgers' SoCal chapter rich in history MLB.com - USA
Among the 14 players who were at the presser on Wednesday, four played for the Dodgers in Brooklyn and Los Angeles -- Newcombe, Lasorda, pitcher Ed Roebuck ...

Book Review Western Queens Gazette - Queens,NY,USA
The concept languished until 1956, when Brooklyn Dodgers' owner Walter O'Malley asked for improvements to Ebbets Field, the home of the Dodgers. ...

We gotta believe this year's the year New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
When Brooklyn Dodgers won the 1955 World Series, the Daily News ran Leo O'Mealia's cartoon on page 1. All my life I've dreamed of watching my home team from ...

GUEST OP-ED - Looking back on Brooklyn's heartbreak Kings Courier - Brooklyn,NY,USA
By Joseph F. LaQuinta Recently, it occurred to me that the Golden Anniversary this year of the Brooklyn Dodgers' defection to LaLa Land should not pass ...

Mets honor Hodges before opener MLB.com - USA
By Marty Noble / MLB.com NEW YORK -- Since their inception in 1962, the Mets always have had a Brooklyn flavor, beginning with their color scheme -- Dodgers ...

Book Honors Baseball's "Brain" Branch Rickey Missourinet.com - Jefferson City,MO,USA
1942 would be Rickey's finale with the Cardinals as he went out on top, heading to Brooklyn to take the reins of the Dodgers. It was just a few short years ...

In Nashua, two players opened doors to integration Nashua Telegraph - Nashua,NH,USA
Jackie Robinson, the first black player signed by Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey, had made his professional debut in Montreal a few days earlier. ...