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Author Johnson, Rody.

Title The rise and fall of Dodgertown : 60 years of baseball in Vero Beach / Rody Johnson.

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.3576 JOH    Available
Description xiii, 302 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-285) and index.
Contents Brooklyn Dodgers select Vero -- The future of the Brooklyn baseball team is here -- Branch Rickey's kingdom by the sea -- Call me Walter -- Grace and the boys of summer -- Champions of the world -- So we're going -- Los Angeles Dodgers -- Dodgers not being booted -- The Dodgers and Vero prevail -- Wins and losses -- Glad the sixties were over -- A team and a town in transition -- A new era -- Hail to the chief -- We love our Vero Beach Dodgers -- Ups and downs -- Refuse to lose -- Not for sale -- Like leaving your spouse after fifty years -- The mystique is gone -- Big, bad media company -- We don't like 'em much anymore -- Fear for the future -- What's up next, Skip? -- The ugly and the lovely -- Like Brooklyn, a fond memory.
Subject Holman Stadium (Vero Beach, Fla.) -- History.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- History.
Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team) -- History.
Spring training (Baseball) -- Florida -- Vero Beach -- History.
ISBN 9780813031941 (alk. paper) : $24.95
081303194X (alk. paper)

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