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May 7, 1959: Dodgers Honor Roy Campanella as Coliseum Crowd Sets Record

Keith Thursby has the story of Roy Campanella being honored in a ceremony during an exhibition game at the Coliseum between the Dodgers and Yankees. The game raised nearly $60,000 for the former Dodger catcher, who was partially paralyzed in … Continue reading

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Searching for Baseball History – and USC’s Bovard Field

Photo:  Tom Phelps scores for USC in a 1946 game against UCLA at Bovard Field. Credit: El Rodeo, 1946 Jane Leavy of the New York Times examines the search for historic baseball diamonds, including USC’s Bovard Field, where Mickey Mantle … Continue reading

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Braves take series

Oct. 10, 1957 Now here’s a hed bust for you. Lou Burdette? Ouch! At least the story has it right. (Typo box score for The Times, 1881-1986: Lou Burdette 164; Lew Burdette 626).

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Braves take Game 4

Oct. 7, 1957

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Yankees take Game 3

Oct. 6, 1957

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Braves take Game 2

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Yankees take Game 1

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