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My Field of Memories: I See the New Dodgers and Summon the Old By GEORGE VECSEY

Ticketless fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers tried to sneak a peek during a World Series game at Ebbets Field in 1953. Credit Arthur Brower/The New York Times The home uniforms remind me of my tormented youth — blue and red … Continue reading

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Review Of City of Dreams

  In his book, City of Dreams; Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles, Jerald Podair traces the tumultuous journey of Walter O’Malley in his quest to build his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers their own home on the East … Continue reading

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Review of Rickey and Robinson

In his book, Rickey and Robinson: The True Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball, renown sports columnist, Roger Kahn, documents the roles of the two men, Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, who were instrumental in breaking the color barrier … Continue reading

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