Tag Archives: Brooklyn Dodgers

Photo of the Week: Jackie Robinson Exhibition

Jackie Robinson had an impressive and record-shattering baseball career. He was the first African-American player in the Major League; winner of the inaugural Rookie of the Year award in 1947 and Most Valuable Player award in 1949; and he led … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Marianne Moore

On November 28, 1967, a book release party for Brooklyn writer Clay Lancaster was thrown at Gage and Tollner, the hallowed and hoary “oyster and chop house” at 372 Fulton Street.  Brooklyn poetess Marianne Moore wrote the introduction for Lancaster’s … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 Championship Banner Displayed for 100th Anniversary of Ebbets Field at Barclays Center

On April 9, 2013 the Brooklyn Nets home game vs. the Philadelphia 76ers began with a rare treat: a presentation of the one and only Brooklyn Dodgers 1955 Championship Banner. This special display of the banner was all part of … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Ebbets Field Rotunda

As spring awakens, so does baseball. This photograph comes from the Harry Kalmus collection and shows the rotunda entrance of Ebbets Field, the majestic Flatbush home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. It appears to be a slow business day for the … Continue reading

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How fun is this?

Check out this awesome illustration of the Brooklyn Historical Society by Sarah Lippett in this week’s issue of Time Out New York!  Our exhibit Home Base: Memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Ebbets Field is featured among other great New  … Continue reading

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