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Published: 29 January 1998

224 Pages | 13 halftones

ISBN: 9780195115789

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Brooklyn's Dodgers

The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947-1957

Carl E. Prince

  • "[A] brilliant deconstruction of the Dodger phenomenon."—New York Newsday
  • A stirring history of the depth and intensity of the relationship between Brooklyn and its Dodgers
  • Covers the Dodger greats: Branch Rickey, Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, and all the murderous parade of regulars who finally won the World Series in 1955
  • Presents a vivid picture of a colorful community and the baseball team it adored