Following the ‘53 season, Brooklyn Skipper Charlie Dressen insisted on a multi-year contract to continue as Dodgers’ skipper. Brooklyn Owner Walter O’Malley balked at the demand and to everyone’s surprise chose the little known Walter Alston to pilot the club. Four World Series titles later…..
More than 200 incredible lots from the late Dodger great Don Drysdale’s personal memorabilia go up for bid in April courtesy of SCP Auctions. Rings, jerseys and Cy Young Awards all included.
Dick Nen’s debut homer helped clinch pennant for the Dodgers in 1963, and then . . . his name became a footnote in baseball history.
More than three dozen pieces featuring Yasiel Puig are currently available from Fanatics Authentic, the company that has just signed the star outfielder to an exclusive memorabilia deal.
Pat Salerno Jr. is a big fan of Johnny Podres, has an extensive Podres collection and helps honor the Dodgers pitcher every year. Plus, Ralph Branca to be honored by N.Y. State Baseball HOF.
Panini has inked a limited autograph memorabilia deal with Los Angeles Dodgers rookie slugger Yasiel Puig for its memorabilia division, Panini Authentic.
Carl Erskine, still with a spring in his step at age 86, shares stories about his career, sports memorabilia and playing with Al Hirt. Guess who he was most afraid would hit a home run off him?
The SCP Auctions sale that will take place in April is shaping up to be a blockbuster, with several athlete-driven collections in the lineup. The latest collection to be featured is the Steve Garvey Collection, which will include his 1974 MVP Award and items related to the Los Angeles Dodgers 1981 World Series title.