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1951-A Little Kid Grows Up


All was well in Brooklyn

] during the summer of 1951. Baseball was king and the Dodgers were the crown prince. Other trivial events were occurring in ’51, but none an eleven year-old noticed. 685 more words

This day in baseball: Gnat invasion

On September 15, 1946, a massive swarm of gnats engulfs the second game of a double header between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs at Ebbets Field.   16 more words


Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - September 14, 2014

It is Sunday and time for The Sunday Request on The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

@sullybaseball if you were tapped to produce a “true story” baseball movie, what story would you like to see told?

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Flashback Friday

The end of the week means two things……. The weekend is here, and so is Flashback Friday!

Don’t forget, you can nominate something you would like to see in Flashback Friday, and we may just use it next week! 98 more words

Flashback Friday

A Baseball Fan Memoir Chapter 1 - Childhood Heroes

The first seven years of my life coincided with the heyday of New York baseball. The Dodgers were in Brooklyn, the Giants in Upper Manhattan and across the river the Yankees were in the Bronx. 693 more words


Magic Number Fun Facts...19

Jim Gilliam would play for the Dodgers in both Brooklyn, 1953-57, and Los Angeles from 1958-1966. He was a 2 time all-star, in 1956 and 1959, was named NL Rookie of the Year in 1953 and would play in 4 World Champion Dodger teams in both Brooklyn and Los Angeles, in 1955 during Brooklyn’s lone championship, and in 1959, 1963 and 1965. 170 more words



  • In Super Bowl lingo, this was World Series XVII. The seventeenth World Series, the first for the Cleveland Indians, the second for the Brooklyn Dodgers (known also as the Robins).
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