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If These Walls Could Talk : Stories from the Los Angeles Dodgers Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box.

Author: Houston Mitchell
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2014.
Series: If These Walls Could Talk.
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Since moving from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958, the Dodgers have had an eventful-and frequently successful-history. From playing in the 100,000-seat Coliseum to five World Series titles, from Fernandomania to Mannywood, and from Sandy Koufax to Clayton Kershaw, the Boys in Blue have long been a team to watch. This history of the Dodgers provides a closer look at the great moments and the lowlights that have made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mitchell, Houston.
If These Walls Could Talk: Los Angeles Dodgers.
Chicago : Triumph Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Houston Mitchell
ISBN: 9781623688431 1623688434
OCLC Number: 874320576
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Ross Porter; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The 1950s; Welcome to Los Angeles ... ; ... Now Go Home; The Coliseum; Roy Campanella Night; Don't Pinch Him; Chapter 2: The 1960s; Welcome to Dodger Stadium; Dodger Stadium Firsts; Stop, Thief!; Almost, but Not Quite; Sweeping the Yankees; Big D; Perfection; Roseboro vs. Marichal; Champions Again; Koufax Retires; Chapter 3: The 1970s; The Singer Throwin' Machine; Jackie, Roy, and Sandy; The Infield; Steve Garvey, All-Star; The Catch and the Throw. Monday Saves the FlagAlston Retires; Tommy Takes Charge; Sinatra Sings the Anthem; 30-30-30-30; Steak Dinners for Everyone!; Reggie Hits Three; Russell Wins It; The Death of Jim Gilliam; Welch Strikes Out Reggie; Hip, Hip, Boo; Mota Breaks the Record; Chapter 4: The 1980s; Reuss Rolls to a No-Hitter; Sweeping the Astros; Fernandomania; Finally!; Joe Morgan vs. Terry Forster; Farewell, Steve; The Greatest Game in Dodger Stadium History; Ozzie and Jack; Lacking Some Necessities; Replacing Al Campanis; Mickey; The Kirk Gibson Home Run Calls; The Streak; The Gibson Homer in His Own Words. The Gibson Homer: What Were They Thinking?Ross Porter, Marathon Man; Chapter 5: The 1990s; Ramon K's 18; Fernandomania's Last Hurrah; The End of Fernandomania; The Straw; A Really Gross Moment; The Death of Don Drysdale; Mike Piazza, Giant Slayer; Nomomania; Tommy Steps Down; Trading Mike Piazza; Cleaning House; Chapter 6: The 2000s; Eric the Forgotten; Gang Green; Game Over; Grand Finish; Lima Time; Four-Gone Conclusion; Hitless Wonders; Mannywood, Manny Did; Loss Takes a Holliday; Chapter 7: The 2010s; Cy Clone; New Owners in Town; Bay of Puig. Chapter 8: The 15 Greatest L.A. Dodgers of All TimeAppendix; Sources; About the Author.
Series Title: If These Walls Could Talk.

Abstract:

Since moving from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958, the Dodgers have had an eventful-and frequently successful-history. From playing in the 100,000-seat Coliseum to five World Series titles, from Fernandomania to Mannywood, and from Sandy Koufax to Clayton Kershaw, the Boys in Blue have long been a team to watch. This history of the Dodgers provides a closer look at the great moments and the lowlights that have made them one of the seminal teams in the major leagues. Through mu.

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