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Old New York Teams Haunt the Mets
Old New York Teams Haunt the Mets
The Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants and the New York Yankees were once the Major League franchises that called the Big Apple home. In 1957, much to the dismay of their fans, including many members of my family (I'm old but wasn't around yet), the Giants and the Dodgers headed to the left coast and the National League fans in New York were left devastated. A choice of rooting for the Yankees, for many, was not an option.
Jackie Robinson Bio Review
Jackie Robinson Bio Review
It was long overdue.  The story of Jackie Robinson, the man who integrated baseball in 1947, changed sports and America forever, and had the backing of crusty Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey along the way.  But as they say, better late than never.  And it was indeed a late home run in extra innings in the theatre.