Jan. 18, 1959: Jerry Lewis Plays First Base for the Dodgers

imageJan. 18, 1959: OK, it was a benefit game. But still..

Keith Thursby writes: Rosalind Wyman was a bright, young politician and a driving force in bringing the Dodgers to Los Angeles. The paper profiled the City Council member as a Times woman of the year, noting brightly that “she is quite a woman.”

“The dark-haired, more-green-than-brown-eyed young woman … wants a first-class zoo for the city, more cultural assets and greater improvements in the central district,” wrote Cordell Hicks.

This was post originally published on latimes.com in 2009 and is available via Archive.org.

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