1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Season

1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. On April 15, Jackie Robinson was the opening day first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first black player in Major League Baseball since 1884. Robinson went on to bat .297, score 125 runs, steal 29 bases and be named the very first Rookie of the Year. The Dodgers won the National League title and went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1947 World Series. Offseason: * October 2, 1946: Steve Nagy was purchased from the Dodgers by the Pittsburgh Pirates. October 19, 1946: Art Herring was purchased from the Dodgers by the Pittsburgh Pirates. December 4, 1946: Augie Galan was traded by the Dodgers to the Cincinnati Reds for Ed Heusser. December 5, 1946: Eddie Basinski was traded by the Dodgers to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Al Gerheauser. Prior to 1947 season: Marion Fricano was signed as an amateur free agent by the Dodgers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135855565
  • 9786135855562