Tag Archives: Ebbets Field

April 15, 1947 – The Day Jackie Robinson Came to Bat

Sixty nine years ago today the Brooklyn Dodgers broke the color line at Ebbets Field when Jackie Robinson took the field, playing first base.  The door was opened and it was the beginning of the end of the Negro leagues. … Continue reading

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Remembering Yogi

Yogi Berra – Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972 You can’t understand what it is like to lose Yogi Berra. Not unless you were there; a teen kid growing up in Brooklyn in the ‘50s. A time when … Continue reading

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