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The Dodgers take on the Pirates tonight in the 2nd of a 3 game set at PNC Park, with the Boys in Blue winning last night behind 7 strong innings from Hyun-Jin Ryu and some early run support. 331 more words
Today would have been the 81st birthday of Roberto Clemente. In his honor, the Smithsonian Museum will be putting on display a portrait of Roberto Clemente as part of it's " Recognize " series, Clemente's life was tragically cut short on the night of December 31, 1972, in a plane crash during a trip to Nicaragua to provide earthquake relief. Though we know of his baseball accomplishments throughout his career with th e Pittsburgh Pirates, Clemente was at onetime a prospect of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Here is a reblog of a story I did about Roberto Clemente last year prior to a series the Dodgers had with the Pirates. Like Jackie Robinson, Roberto's impact was felt not only on the field, but off the field as well, a true humanitarian. Happy 81st Birthday Roberto...
Jewish-American baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax starred for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers before elbow arthritis forced an early retirement.
Born on December 30, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York, Sandy Koufax signed by the hometown Brooklyn Dodgers, the hard-throwing left-hander was the most dominant pitcher in baseball until elbow arthritis forced an early retirement at age 30. 477 more words
Presented below is a review of Tunis’ series of 8 novels about a fictional edition of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Bruce Baskin, a sports announcer, pr director, and writer, in a guest contribution to the blog, provides his thoughts on one of the earliest-ever sets of baseball novels, written almost entirely in the 1940s. 2,239 more words
In 1901, the American League began play as a rival professional league to the National League. That historical event is commonly known as the beginning of the Deadball Era of Organized Baseball that ended in 1919 with the notorious Black Sox Scandal. 876 more words