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Friday, July 10, 2009

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The Brooklyn Dodgers Dominated Hall-of-Famer Carl Hubbell Bleacher Report - CA,USA
It was Hubbell's first start of the season against Brooklyn. Giants' skipper Bill Terry usually made sure that Hubbell would not face the Dodgers, ...

The Birth of Distrust Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
And so we came to the World Series of 1955, another subway series: the Brooklyn Dodgers vs. the New York Yankees. The Dodgers -- the greatest baseball team ...

The Brooklyn Dodgers Sign Old Tom Zachary Bleacher Report - CA,USA
by Harold Friend (Scribe) The 1934 Brooklyn Dodgers lacked solid pitching, but both Casey Stengel and general manager Bob Quinn thought that the team had ...

Spotlight on Dodgers' History: Uncle Robbie Bleacher Report - CA,USA
When Brooklyn inked him as their field manager about a month later, a blood feud was born. Robinson managed a National League Pennant in 1916, going 94-60, ...

The Brooklyn Dodgers Beat New York on the Seventh Attempt Bleacher Report - CA,USA
by Harold Friend (Scribe) Casey Stengel's Brooklyn Dodgers hosted the hated New York Giants in a holiday double header on May 31, 1934. ...

On This Day in History: July 8 Stanky Was a Stinker Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
Stanky had played for the Dodgers from 1944-47. Branch Rickey, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, said of Stanky, “Eddie would get up to ...

Casey Stengel's Brooklyn Dodgers Counted on a Hack Wilson Comeback Bleacher Report - CA,USA
by Harold Friend (Scribe) The Brooklyn Robins (Dodgers) were an offensively challenged team when Casey Stengel took over in 1934. ...

Dodger manager Walter Alston (l.) and owner Walter O'Malley in 1953 Irish Central - NY,NY,UK
Former Brooklyn — and, as no New York baseball fan can forget — Los Angeles Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley was inducted into the Irish American Baseball Hall ...

Brooklyn Dodgers Win in Casey Stengel's Managerial Debut at Ebbets ... Bleacher Report - CA,USA
by Harold Friend (Scribe) The Brooklyn Dodgers hosted the Boston Braves in the 1934 season opener. Casey Stengel tabbed Van Lingle Mungo as his pitcher. ...

Casey Stengel Becomes Brooklyn's Manager Bleacher Report - CA,USA
by Harold Friend (Scribe) Near the end of February, 1934, the Brooklyn Dodgers summoned coach Casey Stengel to New York. The next day, General Manager Bob ...

Will Lind be the people's choice? Anderson Herald Bulletin - Anderson,IN,USA
Representing the Brooklyn Dodgers, Erskine entered in the bottom of the eighth inning with one out and the game tied 9-9. He struck out Mickey Vernon of the ...

Livin' the Dream with Tom Fouch: Baseball, Brooklyn, and bums Lincoln Standard - Culloden,WV,USA
Such is the case with the documentary, "Brooklyn Dodgers: Ghosts of Flatbush." It should be noted that baseball is a subject I love, so I wasn't wasting ...

Hathaway's career spans 7 decades Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA
Save for a six-week stretch in 1945, when he pitched in four games with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Hathaway spent all that time in the minor leagues. ...

Why Short Al, Talkative Fan, Calls No More New York Times - United States
He rattled off the starting lineups from the 1941 World Series between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, and then for the 1944 World Series between the ...

Jackie was our all-time All-Star St. Louis American - St. Louis,MO,USA
"I go to auctions and baseball shows and I look for anything connected to Jackie or the Brooklyn Dodgers.” (He doesn't count the Los Angeles Dodgers. ...

Historically Speaking Brooklyn Through the Ages: July Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
July 6, 1912: Cornerstone of Ebbets Field Grandstand laid. July 7, 1912: “Three drowned and fifty fall in water by breaking of rotten pier at Point Breeze, ...

On This Day in History: June 30 'Is Anyone Here From Brooklyn?' Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
Her agent took her around to other studios and some of the advice she was given was: “Get rid of that Brooklyn accent, you sound like Ebbets Field. ...

Bonus Baby Sandy Koufax Bleacher Report - CA,USA
by Harold Friend (Scribe) There was a brief story on Dec.14, 1954 in the Cincinnati Times-Star revealing that the Brooklyn Dodgers were going to sign ...

Nets one step closer to Brooklyn Examiner.com - USA
... a deal that will eventually lead to the construction of a new NBA arena on the site that was once proposed for a domed stadium for the Brooklyn Dodgers. ...

The Cardinals Traded Joe Medwick Because of Money Bleacher Report - CA,USA
Joe Medwick's trade from the Cardinals to Brooklyn in 1940 is an excellent example. Medwick joined the Cardinals in 1932. He never batted less than .306, ...

The 10 most significant steals of home in baseball history SI.com - USA
The Dodgers went on to bring Brooklyn its only world championship in that Series, but they actually lost Game 1, 6-5, making Robinson's the only steal of ...

Jackie Robinson was a real hero Zanesville Times Recorder - Zanesville,OH,USA
Branch Rickey, the general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, had the courage to challenge baseball's (and thus, America's) racist policies. ...

Baseball Voices The Daily News Online - Batavia,NY,USA
Scully, 81, is in his 60th year of broadcasting baseball for the Dodgers -- first on CBS Radio in Brooklyn, then radio and television in Los Angeles. ...

In response to the letter writer (June 14) who suggests I ... New York Times - United States
For all those who think you can't talk about O'Malley and the Dodgers in Brooklyn, I say — you shoulda been there.

Historically Speaking: Hotel St. George And Its Pool Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
The Brooklyn Dodgers owned a suite of rooms at the St. George in 1946 and '47. While hotel finances declined in the Depression, they picked up during World ...

FROM THE BROOKLYN AERIE Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
If you want to know the names of the Brooklyn Dodgers who were responsible for what is probably the biggest goof in major league baseball history — ending ...

O'Malley vs. Moses, a Half-Century Later Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
Then in 2005 a fellow who seemed one of the least likely men in America to write a book about the Brooklyn Dodgers, the political columnist Tom Oliphant, ...

'The Shot' still stands for Jints Napa Valley Register - Napa,CA,USA
By Ev 'Ace' Parker My backyard neighbor Tom McNicholas sent me an e-mail the other day, and Tom — once a Brooklyn boy and lifetime Brooklyn Dodgers fan in ...

“After Many A Summer” relives the fans' heartbreak when the ... Providence Journal - Providence,RI,USA
By Mark Dunkelman As a charter member of the Southeastern New England Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Club (SNEBDFC), I wonder why I chose to review this book. ...

Rochester author recalls fabled baseball announcer Vin Scully Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester,NY,USA
Born in the Bronx and raised in Manhattan, Scully's heart became attached to Brooklyn once he joined the Dodgers' broadcast team. When the Dodgers finally ...

FROM THE BROOKLYN AERIE Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
It's hard to believe when you see the costs of bleacher seats in New York's newest baseball stadiums that at Ebbets Field you could get a bleacher seat for ...

If They Don't Win It's A Shame Greene County Daily World - Linton,In,USA
Bad Bill was the Manager of the Dodgers, or rather the Brooklyn Superbas in 1910, which became the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers in 1911. ...

On This Day in History: June 15 Lights On at Ebbets Field Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
It was an exciting game even if the Dodgers lost. The lights must have distracted the Dodgers รข€” they lost the game to the Cincinnati Reds 6-0. ...

When the Braves bailed Boston Globe - Boston,MA,USA
Convinced that he could not compete with so wealthy a rival, O'Malley began working feverishly to move his team out of aging Ebbets Field into a new ...

Two extra-base hits about the golden '50s Boston Globe - United States
Shapiro, a professor of journalism at Columbia University who wrote a book about the Dodgers' last season in Brooklyn, depicts Rickey as a potential savior ...

Loran Smith: Athens' Jackson had a big time in the big leagues Daily Citizen - Dalton,GA,USA
Jackson hit the last home run by a Brooklyn Dodger in 1957, when the team concluded the season in Philadelphia and began packing up for the move to Los ...

Biography has the word on baseball voice Vin Scully USA Today - USA
Scully's big-league schooling began under Red Barber with the 1950 Brooklyn Dodgers and continued when the club moved to California eight years later. ...

Ray McNulty: Dodgertown should stay in Vero Beach TCPalm - West Palm Beach,FL,USA
... whose father, Bud, was a Cadillac dealer who in 1947 lured the then-Brooklyn Dodgers to Vero Beach, where the complex's stadium bears his name. ...

Sports club audience hears praise choruses for Preacher Roe Log Cabin Democrat - Conway,AR,USA
Roe, who went on to become an icon pitcher foe the Brooklyn Dodgers during their golden era in the late 1940s and early 1950s, died of colon cancer last ...

Why, how baseball left NY City Tulsa World - Tulsa,OK,USA
Less than a year later, journalist Robert Murphy reminds us, the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants abandoned The Big Apple for Los Angeles and San ...

'Miracle Ball' recounts hunt for famous Bobby Thomson home-run ball Staten Island Advance - SILive.com - Staten Island,NY,USA
by Malcolm Ritter/AP Associated pressthe New York Giants' Bobby Thomson hits his pennant-winning home run, on Oct. 3, 1951, against the Brooklyn Dodgers. ...

Book review: 'Pull Up a Chair: The Vin Scully Story' by Curt Smith Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
... other sources to tell the story of a 22-year-old Bronx kid who made his debut in the Brooklyn Dodgers broadcasting booth alongside Red Barber in 1950. ...

The Man Who Shot 'the Shot Heard 'Round the World' Wall Street Journal - USA
And so, as the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants waged their final playoff game in Harlem, the amateur photographer let pass 77 balls and 142 strikes, ...

Pete Reiser: The Definition of Hustle Bleacher Report - CA,USA
The year was 1941, and the Brooklyn Dodgers were 21 season removed from their last pennant. Coming off a solid 88-65 season, the Dodgers needed a spark to ...

Nets Face Deep Potholes On Road To Brooklyn Forbes - NY,USA
Think of the marketing possibilities that come with being the first major sports team to move to Brooklyn since the Dodgers left in 1958--not to mention a ...

Eagle Artifact Recalls Brooklyn's Past Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
... parochial and private high schools of Brooklyn.” Published before the Navy Yard was closed, before the Dodgers left and, of course, before the Eagle ...

Book recounts hunt for ball from famous 1951 homer San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Thomson's home run, in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Brooklyn Dodgers, clinched the pennant for the New York Giants. ...

Johnny Vander Meer- A Feat For The Ages Bleacher Report - CA,USA
Many of the 38748 who had piled into Ebbets Field for this regular season match-up between the Cincinnati Reds and Brooklyn Dodgers were here to be a part ...

Dodgers treasure Chattanooga Times Free Press - Chattanooga,TN,USA
It all started for Sal LaRocca as a boy attending his first Brooklyn Dodgers game at Ebbets Field in the summer of 1944. “My very first game was a night ...

BOTTOM OF THE NINTH New York Times - United States
Branch Rickey, a former owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the man responsible for breaking the game's color barrier by signing Jackie Robinson in 1947, ...

Jaime Richards column: Jackie Robinson's story remains relevant Daily Review Online - CA,USA
Shortly after World War II, Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey came up with a plan. He'd integrate his team. Why? 1. ...

FOREVER BLUE New York Times - United States
By Michael D'Antonio O'Malley changed baseball profoundly, and (sorry, Brooklyn) in ways that were not all for the bad. His move — in which he was joined by ...

Years later, fame of 'shot' lives on for Bobby Thomson USA Today - USA
In spite of his three-run homer off the Brooklyn Dodgers' Ralph Branca that won the National League pennant for the New York Giants in 1951, Thomson just ...

Why Baseball Still Needs Jackie and Pee Wee Bleacher Report - CA,USA
Pee Wee was the Dodgers captain, 10-time All Star, and winner of seven league championships while the Dodgers were still in Brooklyn. ...

Revisiting The Twilight of New York Baseball's Golden Age mediabistro.com - New York,NY,USA
... baseball books positioned on opposite sides of the historical moment when the Giants left Manhattan and the Dodgers left Brooklyn—in close proximity, ...

Streetcars for B'klyn: Transit Blogger Proposes a Revival Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA
At the time, trolleys were an integral part of Brooklyn life. In fact, the baseball name “Brooklyn Dodgers” was short for “Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers,” ...

A Day for Rachel Robinson Los Angeles Times Blogs - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Kareem spoke about his love of the Brooklyn Dodgers and what Jackie meant to him. He continued to speak admiringly of Jackie and Rachel's relationship and ...

Recognizing My Inheritance The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - Newark,NJ,USA
And they were being raised by a Brooklyn Dodgers fan - they'd learn what it means to "Wait 'Till Next Year." The rest of us came along (there's 7 kids in my ...

Sports of The Times The Romance of Teams Traveling by Train New York Times - United States
Harry Harris/AP The Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley with Manager Chuck Dressen and Ralph Branca in 1951. By DAVE ANDERSON For any trip of meaningful ...

'Bottom of the Ninth' Wall Street Journal - USA
The Braves' reversal of fortune was noted, with envy, by the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Walter O'Malley. Despite owning the majors' most profitable team ...

Lady all-stars Pasadena Weekly - Pasadena,CA,USA
... triumphs of Mack and his brother Jackie, who in 1947 broke Major League Baseball's color barrier by signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers at age 28. ...

Artist Hopes Mural Will Land Hodges in Hall of Fame WTVW - Evansville,IN,USA
Before he made a name for himself as manager of the 1969 miracle Mets and as a player for the Brooklyn Dodgers he spent his life in the southern Indiana ...

Petersburg honors Gil Hodges with mural Evansville Courier & Press - Evansville,IN,USA
The mural includes three pictures of Hodges — as a Brooklyn Dodger, as manager of the Mets, and at-bat in Ebbetts Field. Faces in the crowd at Ebbetts were ...

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