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Friday, May 30, 2008

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On this Day: Dodgers and Giants Get Permission to Move to California findingDulcinea - New York,New York,USA
by findingDulcinea Staff On May 28, 1957, the National League approved the move of the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants baseball teams to Los Angeles ...

Baseball exec turned Dodgers into champions Times Colonist - Victoria,British Columbia,Canada
NEW YORK -- Buzzie Bavasi, who spent four decades as an executive for three Major League Baseball franchises and built the Brooklyn Dodgers' first ...

On This Day in History: May 22 FROM THE BROOKLYN AERIE Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
In buying up the land that eventually became Ebbets Field, baseball impresario Charles Ebbets purchased the parcels of land through a dummy corporation so ...

More Glory: Talking Baseball, From the ’50s and ’60s New York Times - United States
Mr. Vincent interviews the pitcher who, in 1951, served up the most famous gopher ball in baseball history, the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Ralph Branca. ...

How Zimmer lost his job to Wills ESPN - USA
From 1954 to 1957, I was a utility infielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers … [I]n 1958, when the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles, I finally became the regular ...

The sweet staying power of Junior's New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
After a Dodgers game, people would travel to Junior's on the Flatbush Ave. trolley. Later, it became a hangout for Brooklyn politicians. ...

Jackie Robinson’s daughter chronicles the challenges he overcame. Kansas City Star - MO,USA
The verbal abuse heaped on him from some of his own teammates, until the Brooklyn Dodgers’ management put a stop to it. Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s ...

Baseball in New York The Post-Standard - Syracuse.com - Syracuse,NY,USA
He is most animated when he speaks about playing at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn when Dodger fans made up a strange, hostile tribe. ...

7:36 pm: A+ Series: Achievements follow Erskine's baseball career Anderson Herald Bulletin - Anderson,IN,USA
Following a stint in the Navy he was signed into the Brooklyn Dodgers’ organization. He pitched his first Major League game in 1948. ...

Baseball Legends, and a Beloved Song New York Times - United States
Rickey was the visionary president of the Brooklyn Dodgers who recruited Jackie Robinson, making him, in 1947, the major leagues’ first black player. ...

Bossert sold? BrooklynPapers.com - NY, United States
By Gersh Kuntzman The Hotel Bossert, the swanky Montague Street accommodation that was the site of the Dodgers’ knock-down, drag-out World Series victory ...

Borts Field Dedication WYTV - Youngstown,OH,USA
He played eight years in the majors for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Shuba was asked to throw out a ceremonial first pitch tonight, but at age 83, he had a younger ...

Colourful Bavasi harboured soft spot for Montreal The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada
Buzzie was president and general manager of the California Angels, while his son, Peter, was GM of the Blue Jays. mutual love for the Brooklyn Dodgers - he

Historic Jackie Robinson Court Martial Papers in Auction News-antique.com (press release) - Garden City,NY,USA
The documents, one of which contains the hand-written initials of the former Brooklyn Dodgers' infielder, reveal that Robinson was pioneering civil rights ...

Bavasi leaves long legacy of respect MLB.com - USA
... pitcher Carl Erskine, who was seeking information so that he could send a floral arrangement on behalf of the 1955 world champion Brooklyn Dodgers. ...

Bavasi rooted in Nashua Nashua Telegraph - Nashua,NH,USA
Bavasi was cautiously optimistic, getting daily reports from representatives at the Brooklyn Dodgers' spring training home in Thomasville, NC, ...

Dodgers announcer Scully remains a treasure Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
Thus it was jarring to hear him suggest rather bluntly Tuesday that his 59th consecutive season calling Dodgers games might be his last. ...

Buzzie Bavasi; Dodgers GM Aided Baseball Integration Washington Post - United States
Buzzie Bavasi, left, with Brooklyn Dodgers star players Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella at the Hotel Lexington in New York. ...

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