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Guide to Brooklyn Dodgers Archival Material at the Othmer Library posters, and other items related to the Brooklyn Dodgers, dating from to for the World Series after the Dodgers won the National League pennant in Find great deals on eBay for Brooklyn Dodgers Pennant in Vintage Sports Pennants and Flags. Shop with confidence. Winning Streak MLB Brooklyn Dodgers Medium Throwback Pennant . this is a BIG pennant, and it does honor the Brooklyn Dodgers, listing all the dates of.
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Both Brooklyn Dodgers and Dodgers are used in the database as search terms for the team. At present, search terms for individual Dodgers in the image database are generally indexed by first name e. Among other search terms are baseball, Ebbets Field, and Washington Park.
Material found in Bobcat, the microfiched scrapbooks, the map, and the image database are available for use in the library without an appointment. The following archival collections, however, are only available by appointment for viewing in the library.
To schedule an appointment or for further information about these collections, please contact the library via email: Each entry below follows the format: Collection name, date range of the collection Call number Extent in linear feet of collection.
Link to more information about the collection if available. Other historical notes[ edit ] Historical records and firsts[ edit ] First baseball team to win championships in different leagues in consecutive years — First television broadcast First use of batting helmets First MLB team to employ and start an African-American player in the 20th century Jackie RobinsonFirst MLB team to have numbers on the front of their uniforms First West Coast team — along with the San Francisco Giants First MLB team to allow a female sports journalist into a locker room Anita MartiniLargest home-opener attendance: All of these nicknames were used by fans and sportswriters to describe the team, but not in any official capacity.
The team's legal name was the Brooklyn Base Ball Club. The team did not use the name in any formal sense untilwhen the word "Dodgers" appeared on team jerseys.
A New York Times article describing a game in starts out: A New York Times article uses the nickname in its title: Indians" despite the fact that the Robins nickname had been in consistent use for around six years.
The Dodgers' uniform has remained relatively unchanged since the s. The home jersey is white with "Dodgers" written in script across the chest in royal.
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The road jersey is gray with "Los Angeles" written in script across the chest in royal. The word "Dodgers" was first used on the front of the team's home jersey in ; the uniform was then white with red pinstripes and a stylized "B" on the left shoulder. The current design was created inand has remained the same ever since with only cosmetic changes.1951 National League Playoff Tie Breaker: Brooklyn Dodgers vs New York Giants
Inthe home uniform added a red uniform number under the "Dodgers" script. The road jersey also has a red uniform number under the script. When the franchise moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, the city name on the road jersey changed, and the stylized "B" was replaced with the interlocking "LA" on the caps in Inthe Dodgers removed the city name from the road jerseys and had "Dodgers" on both the home and away uniforms.
The city script returned to the road jerseys inand the tradition-rich Dodgers flirted with an alternate uniform for the first time since when all-blue satin uniforms were introduced.
These alternate jerseys had a royal top with the "Dodgers" script in white across the chest, and the red number on the front. These were worn with white pants and a new cap with silver brim, top button and Dodger logo.
Brooklyn knew mostly lean years until one of Hanlon's old Baltimore teammates, Wilbert Robinson, became the manager in Robinson forged Brooklyn into a contender and won pennants in andmostly with veteran pitching staffs and Hall of Fame outfielder Zack Wheat.
The Dodgers slipped from contention shortly thereafter, but colorful characters like Babe Herman earned the team the nickname the "Daffiness Boys" and kept them beloved in Brooklyn. While things on the field were a bit silly, the front office was growing and cultivating a crop of serious young players.
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Soon Ebbets Field would be home to a litany of legends, none more so than Jackie Robinson. When the Dodgers promoted Robinson inthey were poised for greatness. Led by manager Leo Durocher, they won the pennant. After slipping during the war years, they finished second in With Robinson as a sparkplug, the Dodgers took the flag by five games over the Cardinals the following year.
Robinson was the first African American on a major league team in the 20th century. He endured the pressures, the taunts and threats commiserate with a society not fully ready to accept him, and the fact he hit.
For the next decade these two teams would be at each other's throats, and the winner would more often than not match up against the Yankees in the World Series, ushering in a decade known as the golden age of baseball in New York City. The Dodgers won the pennant led by Robinson's.
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Hodges had RBI and Furillo The team then endured two seasons of heartbreak. The Giants won the immortal playoff series on Bobby Thomson's ninth inning home run in the third and deciding game. Losing forged a toughness that manifested itself in the Dodgers' most glorious run of all - pennants in ,