Brooklyn Dodgers: The Last Great Pennant Drive, 1957

Author: John R. Nordell Jr.
Book: Brooklyn Dodgers the Last Great Pennant Drive, 1957

"No baseball summer is as memorable for me as that July when the Dodgers began a winning streak in a suddenly torrid, topsy-turvy National League pennant race."

Fifty years after they played their last baseball game, the Brooklyn Dodgers are still remembered by millions of people. From 1947 to 1956 the Dodgers captured six out of ten National League pennants and they defeated the mighty New York Yankees in the 1955 World Series. The year 1957, however, is recalled mainly for the decision by Dodge…more


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