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  1. Babe adds to his legacy with 14-inning gem

    Larry Schwartz

    In the longest World Series game, Babe Ruth of the Red Sox pitches all 14 innings and beats Brooklyn, 2-1, in Boston.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  2. 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
  3. Gionfriddo catch helps Dodgers jolt Joe, Yanks

    Larry Schwartz

    A leaping catch by Al Gionfriddo in leftfield robs Joe DiMaggio of a probable home run and helps the Dodgers defeat the Yankees, 8-6, in Game 6 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium. Joltin' Joe kicks the dirt in disgust.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 03, 2001
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Reulbach tosses two shutouts on same day

    Larry Schwartz

    Ed Reulbach of the Cubs becomes the only pitcher to hurl two shutouts in the same day, winning 5-0 and 3-0 in a doubleheader at Brooklyn.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  7. Hodges sets NL record with four home runs

    Larry Schwartz

    Gil Hodges becomes the first National Leaguer in the 20th century to hit four homers in a nine-inning game, the Dodgers' 19-3 win over the Braves at Ebbets Field.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2001
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Field of Dreams subject makes lone ML debut

    Larry Schwartz

    Moonlight Graham makes his only major league appearance as a late-inning outfield substitute for the Giants in an 11-1 win over Brooklyn. In the film version of the book, Field of Dreams, Burt Lancaster plays Graham.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 28, 2001
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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