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The team that got its nickname from its "trolley-dodging" fans moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958, and this special collection of vintage baseball footage celebrates the legacy of the Los Angeles Dodgers' many historic victories. From the 1959 Fall Classic to Sandy Koufax's contributions to the 1963 and 1965 Series matchups, ... more
Buoyed by a gimpy Kirk Gibson's dramatic pinch-hit home run off Dennis Eckersley in Game 1, the NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers went on to defeat the heavily favored Oakland A's. See how manager Tommy Lasorda's blue-blooded crew claimed victory over Oakland's "Bash Brothers" combo of Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire in this seven-disc ... more
This home run of a documentary provides a definitive overview of the Brooklyn Dodgers' incredible contributions to baseball. Features insights from Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, and others, as well as a look at how Jackie Robinson broke the sport's color barrier, and an examination of the squad's dramatic win over the ... more
His contributions over the '50s as the slugging first baseman of the Dodgers have been long underrated. His improbable World Series title with the '69 Mets has been long celebrated. The too-short life and times of Gil Hodges are remembered here by playing contemporaries and Miracle Mets, including Ralph Kiner, Don Newcombe, Ralph Branca, ... more
The Brooklyn Dodgers, founded in 1883, were known by many names over the years, including "Dem Bums" and the "Boys of Summer," and were one of the most beloved teams in sports history. This examination of the franchise chronicles their many successes and failures over the years, including breaking the color barrier with Jackie Robinson, ... more
April 15, 1947 marked the breaking of baseball's color barrier when Jackie Robinson made his Major League debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Though a tremendous step towards equality, many white players and fans disapproved, that is until team captain Pee Wee Reese showed public support for his teammate. This film chronicles the relationship ... more
The life and times of Number 42 are chronicled in this engaging film about Jackie Robinson (played by Stephen Hill in docudrama footage). As the first black player in the major leagues since the 19th century, the Brooklyn Dodgers' beloved second baseman emerged as a civil rights icon with an estimable career, including six consecutive ... more