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  1. Wait is over - Dodgers finally beat Yanks in Series

    Larry Schwartz

    Finally, it's next year. The Brooklyn Dodgers win the World Series with Johnny Podres blanking the Yankees, 2-0, in Game 7 at Yankee Stadium. Thank you, Sandy Amoros.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 02, 2001
  2. Dodgers, Gibson highlight MLB's K-Day

    Larry Schwartz

    Today is K-Day. Brooklyn's Carl Erskine strikes out a World Series record 14 Yankees in a 3-2 victory in Game 3 at Ebbets Field in 1953. Ten years later, L.A.'s Sandy Koufax breaks Erskine's record with 15 k's. And Bob Gibson fans 17 for the Cards in '68.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  3. Robinson has the guts not to fight back

    Larry Schwartz

    Dodgers president Branch Rickey meets with Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn to discuss the possibility that Robinson will break the color barrier in baseball.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 23, 2001
  4. Adcock ties Gehrig, Hodges with four homers

    Larry Schwartz

    Milwaukee's Joe Adcock hits four homers at Ebbets Field. He also doubles in the Braves' 15-7 win over the Dodgers to give him a major league record 18 total bases in a game.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 25, 2001
  5. Red Sox finally integrate Green into lineup

    Larry Schwartz

    The Red Sox become the last major league team to integrate. Pumpsie Green enters Boston's 2-1 loss to the White Sox in Chicago as a pinch-runner.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 19, 2001
  6. The Giants win the pennant!

    Larry Schwartz

    Bobby Thomson's "shot heard 'round the world" gives the Giants the NL pennant over the Brooklyn Dodgers.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 09, 2001
  7. Vander Meer throws consecutive no-hitters

    Larry Schwartz

    Johnny Vander Meer, the Cincinnati Reds' 23-year-old left-hander, no-hits the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the only pitcher to ever throw consecutive no-hitters.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 09, 2001
  8. King Carl's record win streak comes to end

    Larry Schwartz

    The Giants' Carl Hubbell has his record 24-game consecutive winning streak snapped as the Dodgers defeat him, 10-3, before a crowd of 61,756 at the Polo Grounds.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 30, 2001
  9. Dodgers, Giants head West to California

    Larry Schwartz

    The Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants get permission from the other National League owners to move to the West Coast.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 25, 2001
  10. Campanella honored by largest crowd ever

    Larry Schwartz

    A crowd of 93,103 in Los Angeles honors Roy Campanella, the former Brooklyn Dodgers catcher who was paralyzed in an automobile accident last year.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 04, 2001
  11. Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier

    Larry Schwartz

    Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier in baseball in the 20th century when he makes his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, batting second and playing first base. Robinson fails to get a hit but scores the deciding run in a 5-3 Dodgers win.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 11, 2001
  12. Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor

    Larry Schwartz

    The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. After the Brooklyn Dodgers defeat the N.Y. Giants, 21-7, in an NFL game at the Polo Grounds, a public-address announcement requests all military personnel report to their stations.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 06, 2000
  13. Three strikes and Yanks are safe, rally to win

    Larry Schwartz

    Just as the Dodgers are one strike away from a victory that will even the World Series at two, their catcher, Mickey Owen, misses a third strike. The Yankees take advantage and rally to win, 7-4, at Ebbets Field.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 03, 2001
  14. First MLB game broadcast on RCA-NBC

    Larry Schwartz

    The first major league game is televised. RCA-NBC televises the doubleheader from Ebbets Field with Red Barber as the announcer.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 23, 2001
  15. Robinson sparkled in the field and at the plate

    Larry Schwartz

    More Info on Jackie Robinson

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 07, 2001
  16. Robinson traded to rival Giants

    Larry Schwartz

    Brooklyn trades Jackie Robinson to the New York Giants for journeyman pitcher Dick Littlefield and cash. But the 37-year-old Robinson will never play a game for the Giants.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 10, 2000