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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
“Everything was crazy in Brooklyn last night… Nobody went home to supper… Nobody talked any sense… Everybody walked around with goofy expressions… for the unbelievable, the incredible, the impossible had come about… them Dodgers were the champions of the whole world. Saloon keepers gave away booze to guys they never saw before…Women kissed neighbors they wouldn't be caught dead talking to.” – Art Smith, the New York Daily News, 1955
The Brooklyn Dodgers' one and only World Series championship season 50 years ago is celebrated in a new exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society.
The Brooklyn Dodgers forum at Baseball Fever is abuzz with plans for commemorating the jubilee of the Bums' triumph.
Fittingly, the WorldSeriesbanner that waved at Ebbets Field has been restored by conservationists from the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.