What is a Brooklyn trolley dodger?
Contrary to belief the term "Brooklyn Trolley Dodger" has nothing to do with avoiding fares and that may have been previously stated. The term was given as a nickname to residents from Brooklyn when the the borough was an independent city to describe life in the then city. Brooklyn's network of trolleys were so vast that people would say dodging trolleys to walk around the city or in the case of children playing in the street. The name was then adopted by the baseball team that is now known as the L.A. Dodgers
1949 Brooklyn Dodgers Program/Scorecard . A 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers Program/Scorecard is worth about $40.-$50. in excellent - near/mint condition.. As with all collectibles, condition is the most important factor of all providing that the item is authentic. With programs/scorecards the slightest f…laws will bring the price down significantly. An exceptional mint condition scorecard could sell for more. Common flaws would be staining, foxing (yellowing), fading, stains, creases, rips, loose pages, cracked binding, and writing on the cover. Un-scored programs will generally sell at a higher price than a scored program but sometimes it doesn't effect value. The over all condition, and how well the cover displays will. The value on a "scored" program as opposed to a un-scored program can vary depending on the game, and collectors preference. In general I would say an un-scored program will sell at a higher price. Some collectors do not mind scored programs, or might prefer it scored. A game in note that might sell at a higher price "scored" would be Don Larsens perfect game in the World Series.. In a recent auction a 1946 Brooklyn Dodgers scorecard (scored) sold for $36.00 in excellent condition.. I will leave a link below for more information on scorecards, and publications. (MORE)
Brooklyn Dodger Yearbooks 1941-1957 . A 1949 Brooklyn Dodger Yearbook with the NL Champs cover is worth about $200.00 - $350.00 Value is based on average prices from recently closed auctions of publications in excellent condition. Issues in mint condition or in less than excellent condition will …sell higher or lower accordingly. . Common flaws include: rips, creases, staining, and loose pages. Condition is important, and even minor flaws could devalue the yearbook significantly.. For more information on Brooklyn Dodger yearbooks, price guide, and images of the cover art by Willard Mullin. visit the Brooklyn Dodger Yearbooks link I have provided below. (MORE)
Brooklyn Dodger Yearbooks 1941-1957 . A 1953 Brooklyn Dodger Yearbook with the cover art by Willard Mullin featuring the Bum Drawing (musketeer) is worth about $150.00 - $200.00. The 1942 Brooklyn Dodger Yearbook (The Dodger Victory Book) is harder to find than the first issue of 1941, and sells… between $450.-$600.. In 1955 the Brooklyn Dodgers won the NL Pennant, and then Dem' Bums went on to beat the Yankees in the World Series Making the 1955 the second hardest issue to find, and sell between $250.00 -- $400.00.. The 1951 issue marks the first appearance of "Da Bum" drawing by Famous Sporting News artist/illustrator Willard Mullin. The issues between 1951-1957 all feature the work of Willard Mullin. There are collectors that will buy these issues for that fact alone.. For more information on Brooklyn Dodger yearbooks, price guide, and images of the cover art by Willard Mullin. visit the Brooklyn Dodger Yearbooks link I have provided. (MORE)
Brooklyn Dodgers 1932-1957 . There are many factors in determining the value of a Brooklyn Dodgers Team signed baseball. Condition, and having the signatures authenticated are important. But before putting a value on the baseball you have to figure out what year the Brooklyn Dodger team is from..… The Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) became the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1932, and then moved to Los Angeles in 1958. Below (Related Links) is a price guide with links to full team rosters to help you figure out what year the baseball is from. Searching for the players that played the least amount of time for the team will help you figure it out quicker.. This price guide is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the baseball. Prices may also vary based on the amount of signatures, and key signatures acquired. The more complete the baseball with key signatures the more valuable. (MORE)
Answer . \nThey couldn't find a stadium lease, or renevational money. Their owner actually tried hard to keep them in Brooklyn, but his fight wasn't succesful.
Clyde Sukeforth took over as manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1947 season when Leo Durocher was suspended by Commissioner Happy Chandler for associating with 'known gamblers'. But he did not want the job on a permanent basis and would up managing only two games before Burt Shotten was named… manager for the rest of the season. (MORE)
Money~why else?. Answer . The Dodgers and Giants moved to the west coast for the 1958 season. In 1957, there were three MLB teams in New York; the Yankees, Dodgers, and Giants. In 1957, there was one team that played west of the Mississippi River; the St. Louis Cardinals. Lots of open territory …meant lots of fans and lots of profits. With air transportation becoming more the norm, making it easy for teams to travel to and from the west coast, it only made sense to leave an area with three teams within a few miles to go to an area with zero teams within 1000+ miles. (MORE)
1940 Brooklyn Dodgers Pennant . A 1940's Brooklyn Dodger pennant showing a Catcher, and batter from the backside (White on Blue) is worth about $175. -$200.. Vintage pennants are difficult to date to a specific season. Many pennants were for sale at the ballparks for several years in a row. Team… logo's and artwork could help in dating. Often team will use the same artwork on other souvenirs like programs, and yearbooks making it possible to date to a specific year. Most pre 1970 full sized (12" x 30") felt pennants sell for below $50.- $100. Photo pennants, and scroll or roster pennants listing team players, Championship, and World Series Pennants are more desired by collectors and will sell for more. Premium mini pennants offered by candy companies in a special offer for example could also sell for more. As with all collectibles condition is important. Common flaws with pennants are missing ties, pin holes, frying, creases, and "crackling" on the printing. Sometimes people will trim down a pennant to rid it of the frying or other flaws like a flat tip (point) Caused by being pinned up and ripped off. Any of these flaws will degrade the pennant significantly. Doctored pennants - A term used to describe a pennant that has been altered to cover up a flaw, is a practice that is frowned upon among the collecting community, and could sell for less than a pennant with the flaws it was meant to cover up. (MORE)
Yes. Between 1930-1943, there was a team in the NFL known as the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers changed their name to the Tigers for the 1944 season and then merged with the Boston Yanks in the 1945 season.
1957 Brooklyn Dodger pennant . A 1957 Brooklyn Dodger pennant is worth about $200. -$250. Vintage pennants are difficult to date to a specific season. Many pennants were for sale at the ballparks for several years in a row. Team logo's and artwork could help in dating. Often team will use the sam…e artwork on other souvenirs like programs, and yearbooks making it possible to date to a specific year. Most pre 1970 full sized (12" x 30") felt pennants sell for below $50- $100. Photo pennants, and scroll or roster pennants listing team players, Championship, and World Series Pennants are more desired by collectors and will sell for more. Premium mini pennants offered by candy companies in a special offer for example could also sell for more. As with all collectibles condition is important: In brilliant condition it could be worth up to $150 Common flaws with pennants are missing ties, pin holes, frying, creases, and "crackling" on the printing. Sometimes people will trim down a pennant to rid it of the frying or other flaws like a flat tip (point) Caused by being pinned up and ripped off. Any of these flaws will degrade the pennant significantly. Doctored pennants - A term used to describe a pennant that has been altered to cover up a flaw, is a practice that is frowned upon among the collecting community, and could sell for less than a pennant with the flaws it was meant to cover up. (MORE)
1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Team Signed Baseball . A 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Team Signed Baseball with the key signatures: Robinson, Reese, Vaughan, Snider, Hodges, Branca, and Hatten is worth about $2,500. -$3,500 Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on c…ondition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the baseball. Prices may also vary based on the amount of signatures, and key signatures acquired. The more complete the baseball with key signatures the more valuable.. If the signatures are not properly authenticated the baseball could sell at half the market value or less. For more information on team signed baseballs, links to full team rosters, key signatures, and price guide see Related Links below.. (MORE)
it was in 1958, the same year the Giants moved from New York to San Francisco.
The National League team that played in Brooklyn as the Dodgers, Robins, Superbas, Bridegrooms, Grooms, and Trolley Dodgers won 12 pennants:. 1890, 1899, 1900, 1916, 1920, 1941, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956. In World Series play Brooklyn was 1-8, their only victory coming in 1955. There was …no World Series prior to 1903. (MORE)
They were named the Dodgers because in Brooklyn they had trains running through the city and people would always have to "Dodge" them That is how they got their name!. The early trolleys in Brooklyn were run on DC power. This caused the trolleys to build up excessive electrical current and when …the amount became too great the trolley would make a popping noise. This was an advanced warning of an oncoming electrical shock to customers. When this popping was heard the passangers would get off the trolley ASAP to avoid the shock. This activity was known as Trolley Dodging. (MORE)
They first earned the nickname "Trolley Dodgers," later shortened to Dodgers, while at Eastern Park during the 1890s because of the difficulty fans (and players) had in reaching the ballpark due to the number of trolley lines in the area. The name "Trolley Dodgers" is recorded separately in two news…papers on September 3, 1895. The club also engaged in a series of mergers during this period, acquiring the New York Metropolitans in 1888 for territorial protection and star contracts, merging with the Brooklyn Wonders in 1891 as part of the Players League settlement, and merging with the Baltimore Orioles (NL) in 1900 as part of the National League's consolidation of clubs. (MORE)
The Dodgers signed Jackie Robinson to a contract after the 1945 season when he hit .387 for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League. Robinson spent one season in AAA ball playing for Montreal and then the Dodgers purchased his contract on April 10, 1947 and brought him up to the major leagues. …Robinson's first game in MLB for the Dodgers was April 15, 1947 against the Boston Braves. (MORE)
The Brooklyn Dodgers played at Ebbets Field in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. Currently, the site of the stadium is covered with residential units, as well as nearby schools and local businesses.
1957 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook . The 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook featuring the Bum Drawing by famed Sporting News artist/ illustrator Willard Mullin (Bums with pennants) is worth about $150.00 - $200.00 in excellent - near/mint condition. Issues in mint condition or in less than excellent con…dition will sell higher or lower accordingly. Common flaws include: rips, creases, staining, cracked binding, and loose pages. Condition is important, and even minor flaws could devalue the yearbook significantly.. For more information, pictures, and price guide for Brooklyn Dodger Yearbooks, see Related Links below. (MORE)
A cartoonist named Willard Mullin created a cartoon character called the 'Brooklyn Bum' in the 1930s. The cartoon became synomymous with the Dodgers and the working class makeup of Brooklyn.
The Dodgers only won one championship in Brooklyn, 1955. They have won 5 in L.A. so far, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981 and 1988.
1955 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook . The 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook featuring the Bum Drawing by famed Sporting News artist/ illustrator Willard Mullin (reaching for star) is worth about $250.00 - $400.00 in excellent - near/mint condition. Issues in mint condition or in less than excellent cond…ition will sell higher or lower accordingly. Common flaws include: rips, creases, staining, cracked binding, and loose pages. Condition is important, and even minor flaws could devalue the yearbook significantly.. For more information, pictures, and price guide for Brooklyn Dodger Yearbooks, see Related Links below. (MORE)
Yes, Sandy Koufax's career spanned 1955-1966, all with the Dodgers. 1955-1957 was spent in Brooklyn and 1958-1966 was spent in Los Angeles.
1957 was the final year of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley moved the club to Los Angeles during the winter of 1957, the team became the Los Angeles Dodgers starting with the 1958 season.
Photo classification . The value will vary depending on the size, the type of photo, and it's origin. If it is a modern reproduction 8 x 10 photo it would only have a value of about $10.00. Original first generation photos printed from the original negative will have a higher value. The photo cou…ld be a news service, press or wire photo. These type of photos could range in value from $20. -$200. with photos that were used in publication having added value. The team photo could also be part of an advertisement or premium given away with a product or publication. Premium photos do sell at a premium. Teams have also sent out photos in the mail in reply to fan requests. More information would be needed to give an accurate value, The photo would have to be correctly identified as to it's type, and origin. (MORE)
Ebbets Field . Ebbets Field was the Brooklyn Dodgers home field from 1913 -1957. It was located in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, NY,
they though that Jackie was a good player. they though that Jackie was a good player
1932: Fay Thomas 1934-1935: John Babich 1936: Fred Frankhouse 1937-1938: Heinie Manush 1939: Lyn Lary 1940-1945: Curt Davis 1946-1950: Rex Barney 1957: Fred Kipp The following players wore #24 for the Brooklyn Dodgers along with the year(s):. 1953 - Bill Antonello 1951 - Hank Edwards …1947-1948 - Bobby Bragan 1941-1946 - Augie Galan 1940 - Joe Gallagher 1939 - Bill Crouch and Al Hollingsworth 1938 - Buck Marrow and Lee Rogers 1937 - Jake Daniel 1936 - Randy Moore 1935 - Bobby Reis 1934 - Watty Clark 1933 - Jimmy Jordan 1932 - Bobby Reis and Ed Pipgras . The last Dodger to wear #24 was longtime manager Walter Alston, who wore it from 1958 to 1976. The number was retired in his honor in 1977. (MORE)
Doc Wendler was the trainer of the Dodgers from 1943 to 1959 (1943-1957 in Brooklyn, and 1958-1959 in LA).
1932-1933: Glenn Wright 1934: Johnny McCarthy 1935-1936: George Earnshaw 1937: Johnny Hudson 1938: Packy Rogers 1940: Ducky Medwick 1943: Ducky Medwick 1947-1948: Pete Reiser 1949: Mike McCormick 1950: Steve Lembo
1949 Brooklyn Dodger Yearbook . A 1949 Brooklyn Dodger Yearbook with the NL Champs cover is worth about $200.00 - $350.00 Value is based on average prices from recently closed auctions of publications in excellent condition. Issues in mint condition or in less than excellent condition will sell hig…her or lower accordingly. . Common flaws include: rips, creases, staining, and loose pages. Condition is important, and even minor flaws could devalue the yearbook significantly. (MORE)
The Brooklyn Dodgers' Catchers were Bill Bergen, Tex Erwin, Bob Higgins, Otto Miller, Ed Phelphs, William Fischer, Mike Hechinger, Lew McCarty, Al Lopez, Val Picinich, Paul Richards, Clyde Sukeforth, Chink Outen, Ray Berres, Wally Millies, Whitney Ock, Ralph Onis, Babe Phelps, Zack Taylor, Ray Berre…s, Sid Gautreaux, Paul Chervinko, Elmer Klumpp, Randy Moore, Roy Spencer, Gilly Campbell, Greek George, Ray Hayworth, Merv Shea, Ray Thomas, Chris Hartie, Al Todd, Herman Franks, Tony Giuliani, Gus Mancusco, Mickey Owen, George Pfister, Cliff Dapper, Billy Sullivan, Bobby Bragan, Dee Moore, Stan Andrews, Fats Dantonio, Roy Jarvis, Johnny Peacock, Mike Sandlock, Ferrell Anderson, Bruce Edwards, Don Padgett, Gil Hodges, Roy Campanella, Steve Lembo, Mickey Livingston, Rube Walker, Tim Thompson, Dixie Howell, Joe Pignatano and Johnny Roseboro. (MORE)
The Brooklyn Dodgers team that lined up in the 1953 World Series was as follows: . Pitcher: Manuel "Beefy" Piquez. . Catcher: Jimmy "Hornet" Horn. . First Base: Reggie "Rasta" Franklyn. . Second Base: Gonzalez "Chilli" Con Carne. . Third Base: Walter Sampson III. . Shortstop: James Grimes Jr. …. Left Field: Bill "The Bulldozer" Branston. . Center Field: Kazuki "Bonzai" Tagagi. . Right Field: RicardÃ³ Luis MÃ¡nuel DÃ Maria. (MORE)
No. The Brooklyn Dodgers were a Major League team who became the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1958.
If it is in excellent condition, around $200.00. If it is in mintcondition, maybe $500.00.
I suppose you are referring to Jackie Robinson. He played for the Dodgers from 1947 to 1956.
Dodger players in 1908 who were not on the team in 1907 were: Harry Patton, 2b; and Tommy Sheehan, 3b; plus reserves Joe Dunn, C; Alex Farmer, C; Tom Catterson, OF; and Sammy Murch, 1b in 2 games. New pitchers on the '08 Dodgers were: Kaiser Wilhelm, Jim Holmes, Abe Kruger, and the wonderfully name…d, Pembroke Findlayson. (MORE)
There used to be trolleys that would run on the streets of brooklyn. You had to be careful not to get it by them. Original name of the team was trolley-dodgers.
The Dodgers claimed Dixie Walker off of waivers from the Detroit Tigers in July, 1939 and he was the starting center fielder for the last two months of the 1939 season and the 1940 season. Mel Almada, Tuck Stainback, and Goody Rosen shared the center field duties in 1939 prior to Walker's arrival…. Backup center fielder in the 1940 season was Charlie Gilbert. (MORE)
Newspapers dating back to 1912 and possibly farther, have numerous sports articles where the sports writers of the time would refer to the Brooklyn National League Baseball Club as the "DODGERS". The name actually became OFFICIAL during a meeting at Ebbets Field where the PRESS had been gathered to …VOTE on an official team name. There were a few names that were discussed, but the name DODGERS was clearly the choice. The name DODGERS first appeared on the jersey in 1932 in BLOCK FONT style. In 1938, the DODGERS SCRPIT style font replaced the block style. With a few variations here and there over the years, the scrpt style has remained the same for 80 plus years. (MORE)
i hope so because them being in los angeles,california's too far to travel there&back home
Walter Alston managed the Brooklyn Dodgers between 1954-1957. He then managed the Los Angeles Dodgers between 1958-1976.
go to eBay but i don't think its going to be alot but its going to be a few $
Walter o'malley the owner of the dodgers wanted a new stadium and Brooklyn did not want to build him and his team one since the attendence was decreasing slowly after the 55 team won it all O'Malley wanted to move his team to baseball hungry Los Angelas. of course if they would have stayed in Brookl…yn and in the fantastic confines of Ebbets Feild they would have made millions of more dollars. Look how well the Red Sox are doing. -J.R.C straight from coopersown (MORE)
The only player to wear #55 for the Brooklyn Dodgers was P Jackie Collum who pitched in two games for the team in 1957. I need help, found a old photograph of two player in Brookln Dodgers uniforms, one appears to be number 39 and the other is 55. How do I find someone to show it to ?
If you would like to send images to me I'll be glad to have a look. firstname.lastname@example.org. Heritage Auctions.
Rickey chose Jackie Robinson as the first African American player for the Brooklyn Dodgers because he was just as good or better than his Caucasian players, he stood up for what he believed in, and was intelligent.
Below is list of every pitcher who pitched for 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers, and total innings they pitched. Luke Hamlin. 237.1. Freddie Fitzsimmons. 202.2. Tot Pressnell. 192. Vito Tamulis. 159.2. Bill Posedel. 140. Van Mungo. 133.1. Fred Frankhouse. 93.2. Max Butcher. 72.2. Lee Roger…s. 23.2. Buck Marrow. 19.2. Waite Hoyt. 16.1. John Gaddy. 13. Wayne LaMaster. 11.1. Sam Nahem. 9. Jim Winford. 5.2. Dykes Potter. 2. (MORE)
43 Dan Bankhead 6-01 184 Right Right 1920-05-03 11 Jack Banta 6-02Â½ 175 Right Left 1925-06-24 26 Rex Barney 6-03 185 Right Right 1924-12-19 13 Ralph Branca 6-03 220 Right Right 1926-01-06 11 Al Epperly 6-02 194 Right Left 1918-05-07 17 , 11 Carl Erskine 5-10 165 Right Right …1926-12-13 19 Joe Hatten 6-00 176 Left Right 1916-11-07 41 Clem Labine 6-00 180 Right Right 1926-08-06 11 Joe Landrum 5-11 180 Right Right 1928-12-13 38 Billy Loes 6-01 170 Right Right 1929-12-13 35 Mal Mallette 6-02 200 Left Left 1922-01-30 23 Pat McGlothin 6-03Â½ 180 Right Left 1920-10-20 36 Don Newcombe 6-04 225 Right Left 1926-06-14 12 Erv Palica 6-01Â½ 180 Right Right 1928-02-09 40 Bud Podbielan 6-01Â½ 170 Right Right 1924-03-06 33 Willie Ramsdell 5-10 180 Right Right 1916-04-04 28 Preacher Roe 6-02 170 Left Right 1916-02-26 33 Jim Romano 6-04 190 Right Right 1927-04-06 25 Chris Van Cuyk 6-06 215 Left Left 1927-01-03 # Catchers Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth 39 Roy Campanella 5-08 200 Right Right 1921-11-19 10 Bruce Edwards 5-07 194 Right Right 1923-07-15 7 Steve Lembo 6-01 185 Right Right 1926-11-13 # Infielders Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth 18 Wayne Belardi 6-01 185 Left Left 1930-09-05 3 Billy Cox 5-10 150 Right Right 1919-08-29 14 Gil Hodges 6-01Â½ 200 Right Right 1924-04-04 21 Spider Jorgensen 5-09 155 Right Left 1919-11-03 34 Eddie Miksis 6-00Â½ 185 Right Right 1926-09-11 2 Bobby Morgan 5-09 175 Right Right 1926-06-29 1 Pee Wee Reese 5-09 175 Right Right 1918-07-23 42 Jackie Robinson 5-11 204 Right Right 1919-01-31 # Outfielders Height Weight Throws Bats Date Of Birth 8 , 32 Cal Abrams 6-00 185 Left Left 1924-03-02 5 Tommy Brown 6-01 170 Right Right 1927-12-06 6 Carl Furillo 6-00 190 Right Right 1922-03-08 22 Gene Hermanski 5-11Â½ 185 Right Left 1920-05-11 37 Jim Russell 6-01 181 Right Both 1918-10-01 8 George Shuba 5-11 180 Right Left 1924-12-13 4 Duke Snider 6-00 190 Right Left 1926-09-19 (MORE)
No player of great renown wore that number for Brooklyn; perhapsthe most famous being Schoolboy Rowe in 1942.
A professional minor league team played its first season inBrooklyn in 1883. This same team joined the National League in1890. By 1895 one of their unofficial nicknames was the "TrolleyDodgers," a somewhat perjorative term for residents of Brooklyn.Other nicknames were used over the years, including… Robins,Superbas, Grays, and Bridegrooms. By 1932, the team had OFFICIALLYadopted the name of "Dodgers." So take your pick: 1883, 1890, 1895, or 1932. (MORE)