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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

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On This Day in History: February 17 1st Radio Announcer for Dodgers Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
It was in the winter of 1938-39 that Larry MacPhail, who had been hired as president of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1937, lured “Red” Barber from Cincinnati to ...

I remember when . . . Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA
I lived in Brooklyn until I was 12 years old, and I remember those years very well. *Peddlers and their horse-drawn wagons plodding down my street, ...

Feeling blue: Dodgertown turns to 'ghost town' The Canadian Press - VERO BEACH, Fla.
"It's post-mortem blues," groundskeeper Steve Carlsward said, wearing a faded Dodgers cap. "I work every day keeping up a field that nobody plays on, ...

Hard ball in the country The News - Salem,AR,USA
His fame was cemented with Roger Kahn's book The Boys of Summer written about the Brooklyn Dodgers. His career totals were 127 wins and 84 losses. ...

Forever Blue; the True Story of Walter O'Mall Rays Digest - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
O’Malley made the difficult decision to move the team after his 10-year efforts to remain in Brooklyn and privately build a new stadium for the Dodgers had ...

Lewis Leader: Dodgertown camper says thanks for the memories TCPalm - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
Lewis Abraham Leader is a former newspaper reporter and editor who lives in Carmel Valley, Calif. A lifelong Dodgers fan, he was born in Brooklyn and grew ...

Mets Ought to Bank on Jackie Robinson Field NBC Philadelphia - Philadelphia,PA,USA
... color barrier nearly 62 years ago, tearing up the base paths for the team’s spiritual and local National League predecessors, the Brooklyn Dodgers. ...

Jackie Robinson Central Florida News 13 - Orlando,FL,USA
In 1946, the park, formerly known as City Island Ball Park, was the site of the first racially integrated Spring Training game between the Brooklyn Dodgers ...

Alone In The Booth ESPN - USA
Even when he emceed the Brooklyn Dodgers event, he stayed in the booth. Alone. "He does nine innings of TV by himself every night," says Buck. ...

Read more... Auction Central News - New York,NY,USA
Robinson wasn't just playing baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was out there hitting for all the great black players who never got the chance to play in ...

Happy Birthday, Jackie Robinson, Baseball Pioneer findingDulcinea - New York,New York,USA
During this time, Branch Rickey, general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, had the idea to integrate the major leagues, which operated under an unspoken ...

KANSAS CITY IDEA NOT SO FAR FETCHED Long Island Exchange - West Babylon,NY,USA
Perhaps the most famous – and heartbreaking – one was the Brooklyn Dodgers. When Walter O’Malley relocated ‘Dem Bums’ from the Borough of Churches to glitzy ...

Now & Then: Downtown Brooklyn Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
Among other things, the building had served as headquarters for the Brooklyn Dodgers, and was where Jackie Robinson and Dodgers President Branch Rickey made ...

A Way to Mark Robinson’s 90th Birthday New York Times - United States
Referring to his Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Roy Campanella, Robinson said: “Campy and I would fight any aggressor — the Russians or any other nation. ...

Jackie Robinson The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
... that blacks and whites should be kept apart in all walks of life - until Branch Rickey, general manager of Brooklyn Dodgers, signed Robinson from UCLA. ...

Musial, Campanella named to Hall of Fame, January 22, 1969 Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
He signed with the Dodgers in 1946 and reached the majors in 1948. He was partially paralyzed after a car accident in January, 1958. ...

Connected in history Carthage Press - Carthage,MO,USA
The lone exception was Branch Rickey, who left the St. Louis Cardinals in 1942 to become president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers. ...

When St. Louis was the Most Racist City in Major League Baseball Riverfront Times - St-Louis,MO,USA
... columnist George Vecsey and the great Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe (pictured above, center) took a look back at the old days 60-some years ago ...