The Dodgers and Me: The Inside Story Leo Durocher

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Published: September 3rd 2015

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269 pages


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The Dodgers and Me: The Inside Story  by  Leo Durocher

The Dodgers and Me: The Inside Story by Leo Durocher
September 3rd 2015 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 269 pages | ISBN: | 3.63 Mb

The Dodgers and Me, first published in 1948, is Hall of Fame baseball player and manager Leo “The Lip” Durochers account of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Beginning with a history of the club and owner Charley Ebbets, to Durochers arrivalMoreThe Dodgers and Me, first published in 1948, is Hall of Fame baseball player and manager Leo “The Lip” Durochers account of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Beginning with a history of the club and owner Charley Ebbets, to Durochers arrival from St.

Louis in 1938, the book details, in an often humorous manner, the rise of the cellar-dwelling Dodgers to their first pennant in 21 years. Manager Durocher goes on to detail the next five seasons of the team in this fascinating look at the Brooklyn Dodgers and major league baseball. Included are 14 pages of illustrations. Durocher, suspended for a year in a feud with Yankee owner Larry MacPhail, would return to the Dodgers in 1948 but was let go and hired by the rival New York Giants where he stayed until the end of the 1955 season.

In 1966, Durocher returned to baseball as manager of the Chicago Cubs (1966-1972), and the Houston Astros (1972-73) before retiring. Durocher passed away in 1991 at the age of 86.



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