Johnny Podres: Brooklyn's Yankee Killer

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The New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series four times in eight years during the l940s and early '50s. In a 10-year span, the Brooklyn ?Bums? managed to lose in their last game of the season seven times, including five years in a row. Their fans in Brooklyn remained faithful, but miserable.The Dodgers had fielded magnificent position players, the storied ?Boys of Summer.? But pitching is the name of the game and dozens of famous Dodgers hurlers failed in the fall. In October of 1955, however, in front ...

Johnny Podres: Brooklyn's Yankee Killer 2007, Rooftop Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781600080333

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