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By Mark Rucker

If there has been ever a spot in the USA the place a urban and its baseball staff have been as shut as kin, it was once Brooklyn. The legacy of this courting comes right down to us in tales of childhoods spent at Ebbets box and within the tales of Jackie Robinson and department Rickey, whose braveness replaced the face of the United States. Baseball in Brooklyn is going again to the start of the game, while a tender urban embraced a brand new online game and, like missionaries, carried it to the country. This e-book tells the tale of that starting and concludes with the heart-wrenching flow of the franchise to the West Coast after the 1957 season. Brooklyn Dodgers consists of us from the delivery of baseball within the streets of Brooklyn in the course of the a long time in Flatbush while Ebbets box was once the guts of the Brooklyn neighborhood. That was once a time whilst the gamers lived within the neighborhoods no longer faraway from the ballpark, aspect through part with their fans. Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Gil Hodges, and Johnny Podres all make appearances during this intriguing collection of photos. a wide a part of Brooklyn Dodgers is devoted to these groups of the Fifties and their irrepressible fans.

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