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  Los Angeles Dodgers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The historic and heated rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants is more than a century old, having begun when both clubs played in New York City (the Dodgers in Brooklyn and the Giants in Manhattan).
The 1962 pennant race ended in a tie, and the Dodgers were defeated by the archrival Giants in the tie-breaking playoff, but the Dodgers proceeded to win the pennant in three of the next four years.
The Dodgers again won the pennant in 1966, but the team was running out of gas and was swept by the upstart Baltimore Orioles (who went on to a successful run through the late '60s and early '70s).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Los_Angeles_Dodgers   (4339 words)

 Los Angeles Dodgers : History : Dodgers Timeline
Brooklyn's debut into the National League in 1890 began on a positive note as the team nicknamed the "Bridegrooms" won the championship with an 86-43 record.
The term "Trolley Dodgers" was attached to the Brooklyn ballclub due to the complex maze of trolley cars that weaved its way through the borough of Brooklyn.
June 12, 1890: Brooklyn beats the Giants, 12-6, at Washington Park in the first game to feature a passionate dispute between the two clubs in the National League, ignited by Brooklyn third-base coach Darby O'Brien, who pretended to be a baserunner and drew a throw over to third.
losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/la/history/timeline01.jsp   (893 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers (1890-1957)
Dodgers is a shortened form of Trolley Dodgers what fans of the Dodgers were called because they had to Dodge the trolleys that crisscrossed Brooklyn in the early 20th century.
Brooklyn was the home of the greatest armature team the Brooklyn Atlantics who were even the first to defeat the Professional Cincinnati Red stockings in 1870 despite having several players raided off their roster for the original Cincinnati professional team.
Dodgers fans are hit hard once again, when one of their "Boys of Summer," Roy Campanella is paralyzed in a January car crash on the icy streets of New York.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nl/bdodgers/brooklyn.html   (4792 words)

 Dodgers Name Page
The Brooklyn team in the rogue Federal League (1914-15) was known as the Tip-Tops.
The team we now know as the Dodgers was formed in 1884 in the major league American Association and carried various names in its earliest years including Trolley Dodgers.
The word Dodgers first appeared on the team's uniforms in 1933, when it was used on both the home and road jerseys.
www.acmewebpages.com /dodgers/thename.htm   (609 words)

 GO Brooklyn
In 1955, the Brooklyn Dodgers brought pride and joy to their hometown when they defeated the New York Yankees to win the World Series.
"The Brooklyn Dodgers and baseball are symbols of a childhood ethos," Woodbury explains.
If you love Brooklyn and you're passionate about baseball, the Cyclones may well be the light at the end of the tunnel.
www.go-brooklyn.com /html/issues/_vol24/24_39/citiesbush.html   (1313 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The Dodgers won 10 consecutive games to start the season, built a 22-2 record in the first four weeks and cruised to the National League pennant with a 13 1/2-game spread over the second-place Milwaukee Braves.
But despite the domination of their NL brethren, the Dodgers were, once again, up against a team that had made a habit of dominating them.
Dodgers ace Don Newcombe, a 20-game winner in 1955, was called upon in Game 1, but big Newk, never a winner in Series play, yielded two home runs to Joe Collins and a third to Yankee rookie Elston Howard as Brooklyn went down to a 6-5 defeat.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1955.html   (909 words)

 Ballparks of Baseball-Ebbets Field-Brooklyn Dodgers
Brooklyn, NY Ebbets Field was one of the most nostalgic stadiums ever built.
In December 1953, the Dodgers announced that they were going to build a domed stadium.
By then, it became known that the Giants and Dodgers were going to move to the west coast.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /past/EbbetsField.htm   (700 words)

 Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The "Dodger" portion of the sign outside of the Bay Ridge Brooklyn restaurant is in blue script with the "r" in the word "Dodger" continuing in a "swash" or tail which underlines the word "Dodger." (PX 40 at 1; Tr.
Having determined that plaintiffs abandoned the "Brooklyn Dodgers" mark, the next inquiry is to determine the effect of that abandonment, given that plaintiffs have recently resumed limited use of the trademark.
This court holds that plaintiffs' failure to utilize the "Brooklyn Dodgers" mark for any significant, commercial trademark use between 1958 and 1981 constituted an abandonment of that mark and dramatically limits the protection to which that mark is entitled since its resumption.
cyber.harvard.edu /metaschool/fisher/domain/tmcases/majleag.htm   (14945 words)

 Ebbets Field
Jackie Robinson School, previously known as Crown Heights, houses the Brooklyn Dodgers Hall of Fame.
Ebbets Field: Brooklyn's Baseball Shrine by Joseph McCauley.
The Dodgers Move West by Neil J. Sullivan.
www.ballparks.com /baseball/national/ebbets.htm   (776 words)

 Los Angeles Dodgers
Brooklyn natives were forced to "dodge" the trolley's in the busy streets.
Following the 1957 season, Dodger owner Walter O'Malley shocked his Brooklyn fans with the announcement that the team would be moving to Los Angeles for the 1958 season.
By 1988 the team was given little chance to return to the World Series, but new addition Kirk Gibson lit a fire under the team, and pitcher Orel Hershiser carried the club on his back down the stretch, delivering another NL pennant.
www.thebaseballpage.com /present/fp/nl/la.htm   (1332 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers | BaseballLibrary.com
Larry MacPhail, the 52-year-old Dodger president, also announces today that he is quitting at the end of the season to reenter the army.
The Yankees' signing of Dressen and Red Corriden, longtime Brooklyn coaches, charges of consorting with Cuban gamblers against MacPhail, and charges and counter charges that Durocher had sought—or been offered—the Yankee managerial post were included in the hearing before Chandler.
Dodger captain Pee Wee Reese gets his 2,000th major-league hit, one of five active major leaguers to reach the mark.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/D/Dodgers_Brooklyn.stm   (2427 words)

 GO Brooklyn
For those living in Brooklyn, it could only mean the one thing that's been drilled into their heads well over 1,955 times.
When he spoke to GO Brooklyn about "Dem Bums," the Sheepshead Bay native explained that he was trying to produce the "definitive show on the Dodgers and their place in history" - but keep it to a watchable length.
The first half of the documentary consists of a retrospective of baseball in Brooklyn dating back to the birth of professional franchises in the then-City of Brooklyn in the late 1800s and leading up to the Dodgers' 1955 championship and the abandonment of Brooklyn after the 1957 season.
www.go-brooklyn.com /html/issues/_vol24/24_09/dodgers.html   (845 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Brooklyn Dodgers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First published in 1945 as part of the acclaimed Putnam series of team histories, Frank Graham's colorful chronicle presents the Brooklyn Dodgers in "all their glory and all their daffiness" from the team's beginnings as the Atlantics in 1883 through 1943, with a short summary of the 1944 season.
In the 1930s, the inept Dodgers provoked laughter until Larry MacPhail moved from Cincinnati to Brooklyn in 1938; one year later, the Dodgers were contenders.
He covered the Brooklyn Dodgers until they left for Los Angeles in the late 1950s, when his beat switched to the Yankees and the Mets.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/080932413X   (353 words)

 Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball
Formerly known as: Brooklyn Dodgers, 1932 to 1957, after which the team moved to Los Angeles for the 1958 season.
Stengel led the Dodgers to the Polo Grounds for the showdown and beat the Giants twice to knock them out of the pennant as the soon-to-be-nicknamed "Gas House Gang" nailed the pennant cold by beating the Cincinnati Reds the same two days.
That the Dodgers left Brooklyn heartbroken is undisputable; that Walter O'Malley did it deliberately is not.
www.baseball-fanatics.com /mlb/dodgers.php   (752 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers and Cooperstown Collection Gift Mall: American Needle Cooperstown Collection caps
It opened on April 9, 1913, and served the burgeoning borough of Brooklyn, NY, until the Dodgers broke their fans' hearts and moved out following the 1957 season.
Brooklyn Dodgers on DVD 7 programs on 205 minutes-2 discs...
Relive your pastime with the Cooperstown Collection Brooklyn Dodgers pennants line by Mitchell and Ness.
www.brooklyn1955.com   (345 words)

 Bring Basketball to Brooklyn! | Sports Arena   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The fast paced, “in your face” action of today’s NBA was born right here on the asphalt of Brooklyn’s playgrounds and now we can bring it back to the hard wood of a beautiful new arena located in downtown Brooklyn.
Brooklyn was, at one point or another, home to basketball greats like Michael Jordan, Red Auerbach, Red Holzman, Connie Hawkins, Lenny Wilkens, Bernard King, Billy Cunningham, Ro Blackman, World B. Free and Stephon Marbury.
A move to Brooklyn would be a homecoming of sorts for the Nets who came into existence in the old American Basketball Association as the New York Nets.
www.bball.net   (774 words)

 NewsHour Online: Roger Rosenblatt Bringing Back the Dodgers to Brooklyn.
The Yankees belong in the Bronx; the Mets belong in Queens, and the Dodgers belong in Brooklyn.
GOVERNOR GEORGE PATAKI, New York: The Yankees belong in the Bronx; the Mets belong in Queens, and the Dodgers belong in Brooklyn.
Ever since 1957, when Dodger owner Walter O’Malley, known forever in the borough as the Judas of Flatbush, stole the Dodgers away from Ebbets Field and replanted what was then baseball’s most colorful team in the smoggy wastes of Los Angeles, the loss has been palpable, the yearning unremitting.
www.pbs.org /newshour/essays/rosenblatt_4-1-97.html   (669 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947-1957   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron recalled recently that as the Dodgers and Braves moved northward in his rookie year of 1945, barnstorming at the end of spring training, fl players on both teams stayed in the same hotels.
This addition to the considerable literature about the Brooklyn Dodgers of 1947-1957 is by an academic historian who seeks to place the Dodgers within the broader social and political context of the era.
Similarly forced, on the gender angle, is the characterization of the colorful Dodger fan Hilda Chester as a "single mother", even though her child was an adult.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0195115783?v=glance   (1454 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers: ESPN " The Original America's Team !!!
The role of the Communist Party in the integration of baseball is examined, as well as the role played by racism and the red scare in the Dodgers' eventual move to Los Angeles.
The Dodger mystique is explored through interviews with these men and their families as well as their contemporaries.
For the viewer the series will be an extended invitation into the "Dodger family," presenting a warm and personal "scrapbook" perspective that promises to be unlike any documentary series of this type.
www.bayou.com /~brooklyn/dodgers.html   (596 words)

 The Dodgers' Brooklyn Bridge - Los Angeles Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cheer it today, at the 50th reunion of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers, upon the introduction of Don Newcombe.
Cheer it for the only still-living regular contributor on that team who was once kept in the minor leagues because of his color, prohibited from fighting back because of his race, treated unfairly despite his stardom.
When Robinson broke all ties with the Dodgers for more than 15 years after his retirement because of anger with the front office, it was Newcombe who reunited them shortly before Robinson's death.
www.latimes.com /sports/la-sp-plaschke28aug28,0,544998.story?track=tottext   (549 words)

 Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets - Dodgers MLB Baseball - Dodgers Ticket Brokers
The Dodgers first became a Major League Baseball franchise in 1890 as the Brooklyn Bridegrooms, eventually becoming the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The Dodgers have won five World Series championships since the move to L.A. (1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, and 1988); all of these titles were won under the guidance of two Hall of Fame managers, Walter Alston and Tommy Lasorda.
After the Dodgers moved to L.A. they played their first four years in the cavernous Los Angeles Coliseum, while their new home at Dodger Stadium was being built.
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /mlb/dodgers_tickets.shtml   (781 words)

 Brooklyn's History Museum - Are We There Yet?
Permanent exhibit areas cover The Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island, Brooklynites, The Brooklyn Navy Yard, and The Brooklyn Dodgers.
Operated by the Brooklyn Historical Society, the Museum is an important research tool, especially when combined with the Donald F.
One popular title is Many Faces, Many Ways: The Multicultural Diversity of Brooklyn, designed to familiarize children with the concept of culture and to encourage them to appreciate their own cultures as well as those of their neighbors.
www.fieldtrip.com /ny/86240890.htm   (314 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers Jersey - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Celebrate the tradition of the Brooklyn Dodgers with this Majestic Athletic(r) 1941 Cooperstown replica jersey.
From 1948 to '57, Roy Campanella was the heart and soul of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1955 Brooklyn Dodgers Road Throwback Jersey From Mitchell and Ness, With #42 On The...
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 Acid cigars, Natural Cigars, and the Brooklyn Cigar by Drew Estate of Esteli Nicaragua
You always seem to touch a nerve of the classic cigar smoker with aromatic cigars, but the Brooklyn is not nearly as romatically overpowering as the more common lines of fragrant cigars mentioned earlier.
With its pleasant but not overbearing aroma, the Brooklyn seems to be able to reach a quiet compromise with folk.
The Brooklyn has a fragrant aroma that led me to expect the syrupy taste of a flavored cigar.
www.brooklyncigar.com   (1514 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers Merchandise
ABOUT US In 1955 the Brooklyn Dodgers won the World Series against their cross-town foes from the Bronx.
From its inception as the Bridegrooms in 1884 and through its final season in 1957 as the Dodgers, the Brooklyn franchise have had some good times and bad times.
The transitional jacket that was worn in both Brooklyn and Los Angeles.
www.weplay.com /Brooklyn/Dodgers/baseball   (431 words)

 Dodgers 1955 World Series
Seven times in the past had the Dodgers been thwarted in their efforts to capture baseball's most sought prize--the last five times by these same Bombers.
In the fourth the Dodgers broke through for the first run and they did it with their first two hits off Byrne.
And now the Dodgers are the world champions after as extraordinary a series as has been played.
www.acmewebpages.com /dodgers/1955team.htm   (2612 words)

 Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 World Series Champions Framed Photographs with Nameplate
The Brooklyn Dodgers ended the 1955 season with a 98-55 record (1st place in the National League), and stormed into the post season.
On October 4, 1955, the Dodgers completed arguably the most memorabile seasons in team history by becoming World Series Champions and Johnny Podres was named World Series MVP.
This framed piece commemorates the 1955 season by putting together an 8"x10" photo of Ebbets Field surrounded by six 4"x5" photos of the stars of this great team including Roy Campanella who won the NL MVP that year.
www.onlinesports.com /pages/I,MM-FRBBDOD250.html   (261 words)

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