By Houston Mitchell
Since relocating from Brooklyn to la in 1958, the Dodgers have had an eventful—and usually successful—history. From enjoying within the 100,000-seat Coliseum to 5 global sequence titles, from Fernandomania to Mannywood, and from Sandy Koufax to Clayton Kershaw, the men in Blue have lengthy been a workforce to observe. This historical past of the Dodgers presents a better examine the nice moments and the lowlights that experience made them one of many seminal groups within the significant leagues. via a number of interviews performed with present and previous avid gamers, readers will meet the athletes, coaches, and administration and percentage of their moments of triumph and defeat. the writer recollects key moments in Dodgers heritage similar to the construction and breakup of the Garvey-Lopes-Russell-Cey infield, the unhappy decline of Steve Howe, the superb comeback on the tail-end of the 1980 season, and the Frank McCourt saga. If those partitions may well speak: la Dodgers brings the storied background of the crew come to life.
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