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Walter Omalley

Finally, A Team For Brooklyn

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 11.21.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — It was like a death in the family for Brooklyn baseball fans when their beloved Dodgers left the borough behind in 1957 for the Calif...

Duke Snider -- Farewell, My Hero

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

They played more than half a century ago, so most of them are gone, the Brooklyn Dodgers that I knew. This one hurts. For me and most of the kids of the 1950s, he was the one. Our hero.

Steinbrenner in Hell

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Danziger


Vin Scully's Last Innings

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Robert E. Murphy

Vin Scully, if he is as decent a man as I think he is, must know that the Dodgers' flight from Brooklyn for 300 acres of central Los Angeles was a shameful maneuver.

The Birth of Distrust

John Sexton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Sexton

The unraveling of our civilization can be traced to that point. If the blessed and beloved Dodgers could leave Brooklyn, what theory, what tale, what conjecture was too outrageous to be believed?

Ebbets Field, Redux

Michael Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shapiro

Last night, in an arena where Shea's name fittingly joins the retired numbers of Seaver, Stengel, Hodges and Jackie Robinson, baseball witnessed a return to the past. We're back where we started.