Saturday, December 18, 2010

1955 Brooklyn Dodgers - Great Teams Week #5

1955 Brooklyn Dodgers

After losing the World Series to the New York Yankees in 1941, 1947, 1949, 1952, and 1953 the Dodgers "Next Year" finally arrived beating the Yankees in seven games to capture their first championship. The Boys of Summer included Duke Snider, Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Gil Hodges, Roy Campenella, Don Newcombe, Johnny Podres and Carl Erskine. The celebration, a long time in the waiting, was short lived as the Dodgers lost to the Yankees in 1956 and moved the team out to L.A. in 1958.

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