What is a Brooklyn trolley dodger?

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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

What is the value of a program from the 1949 Brooklyn 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 (MORE)

What is the value of a 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook?

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 (MORE)

What is the value of a 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook?

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 (MORE)

What is the value of a baseball signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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.. (MORE)

Why did the Brooklyn Dodgers move west?

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.

Who was the manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947?

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 (MORE)

Why did the Dodgers move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles?

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 (MORE)

What is the value of a Brooklyn Dodgers 1940 pennant?

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 (MORE)

Was there ever a Brooklyn Dodgers football team?

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.

What is the value of a 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers pennant?

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 (MORE)

What is the value of a 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers team autographed baseball?

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 (MORE)

How many pennants did the Brooklyn Dodgers win?

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 (MORE)

Why were the Brooklyn Dodgers called the Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

Why did Brooklyn name their baseball team the Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

When did Jackie Robinson sign with the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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. (MORE)

Where is the Brooklyn Dodgers Stadium?

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.

What is the Value of a 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers Yearbook?

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 (MORE)

What is the value of a 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers yearbook?

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 (MORE)

When did the Brooklyn Dodgers leave Brooklyn?

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.

What is the value of a team picture of Brooklyn Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

Who wore number 26 on the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

Who wore number 7 for the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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

What is value of 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers book?

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 (MORE)

Who were the catchers for the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

Who were on the Brooklyn dodgers team in the 1950's?

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. (MORE)

Who joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1908?

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 (MORE)

Brooklyn dodgers how they got named?

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.

Centerfielder 1939-40 Brooklyn 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 (MORE)

When did the Brooklyn Dodgers become know as the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

Why did the Brooklyn Dodgers become the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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 (MORE)

Who wore number 55 for the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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 ?

Who pitched for the 1938 Brooklyn dodgers?

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 (MORE)

What was the team roster for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950?

43 Dan Bankhead 6-01 184 Right Right 1920-05-03 11 Jack Banta 6-02½ 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 (MORE)

What was the first year of the Brooklyn dodgers?

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 (MORE)