There are a few factors in determining the value of your Baseball. The type of baseball it is signed on, authentication, and the condition of the signatures as well as the ball itself. The most desirable baseball for these signatures would be a Warren Giles Official National league baseball. If the signatures are professionally authenticated it would also add value to the ball. In general a 1957 Brooklyn Dodger team signed baseball with the key signatures: Hodges, Gillian, Reese, Furillo, Snider, Campanella, Koufax, and Drysdale is worth about $1,000. -- $1,300. A 1955 Brooklyn Dodger team signed baseball would be the trophy ball the year they beat the Yankees in the World Series.$2,500. -- $4,000
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I think the Brooklyn Dodgers
Roy Campanella, Burleigh Grimes, Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson and Duke Snider were the players who were inducted into the Hall of Fame as Dodgers but as the Brooklyn Dodgers whereas Don Drysdale, Sandy Koufax and Don Sutton were the players that were inducted into the Hall of Famer as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Not one player played for the ny yankees, ny giants, brooklyn dodgers and ny mets
There is no way of knowing how many 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers Team signed baseballs were signed or still exist. It would be easier to estimate how many times you blinked your eyes the past month.
I guess your talking about the Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants and the New York Yankees Only FOURTEEN players played for the New York Yankees, New York Giants, and Brooklyn Dodgers, including Tony Lazzeri, Sal Maglie, Wee Willie Keeler, Fred Merkle, and the last legal spitball pitcher, Burleigh Grimes.
Well, actually the dodgers were originally from Brooklyn, New York and were called the trolley dodgers because back then in Brooklyn when u walked in the streets you had to DODGE the trolley cars. then they were called the grooms because some of there players were getting married that year. then they were finally called the Brooklyn dodgers until they moved to LA in 1955 (my town GO DODGERS!!!) and have been since then called the LOS ANGELES DODGERS!!! [Actually, the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to LA before the beginning of the 1958 season]
Robinson,Campanella, Newcombe, Gilliam, Jethroe
Darryl Strawberry, Jose Vizcaino and Ricky Ledee each played for the Yankees, the Mets, the Giants and the Dodgers during their careers.
Rickey chose Jackie Robinson as the first African American player for the Brooklyn Dodgers because he was just as good or better than his Caucasian players, he stood up for what he believed in, and was intelligent.
Although, several Black players played Major League Baseball in the early days, it was an unwritten rule against Black players in MLB until 1942 when the Brooklyn Dodgers signed and played Jackie Robinson, which opened the door for Blacks in the Majors.
433 different professional baseball players have work the number 1 on their jerseys. The players who wore the number for the most number of years include: Ozzie Smith of the San Diego Padres and the St. Louis Cardinals, who wore it for 19 years; Lou Whitaker of the Detroit Tigers who wore it for 19 years; and Pee Wee Reese of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the L.A. Dodgers, who wore it for 16 years.
Dodgers team signed baseballTo find the value of a Brooklyn or Los Angeles Dodgers team signed baseball you would have to first see if the signatures can be attributed to a single year. If the signatures are of players from different years then the baseball could have a lower value. To quicken your search find the player that played the least amount of time for the team.
The Baseball Hall of Fame has inducted 66 representatives of the New York/San Francisco Giants (55 players and 11 managers) into Cooperstown, more than any other team in the history of baseball. The Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers are second with 45 players, 9 managers, and the Yankees are third with 41 players, 11 managers.
All Major League baseball players in1947 were white with the exception of Jackie Robinson and Dan Bankhead of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Hank Thompson and Willard Brown of the St. Louis Browns and Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians. All of those players joined their teams during the season. Only Robinson started the season with the Dodgers as the only Black player in the Majors.
three players from the dodgers
While there were a few black players in the late 1800s, there was an unwritten ban at the start of the 20th century. It was broken by Jackie Robinson, the first black pro baseball player in 1947 when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
There are many factors in determining the value of a Brooklyn Dodgers Team signed baseball. Condition, and having the signatures authenticated are important. But before putting a value on the baseball you have to figure out what year the Brooklyn Dodger team is from. The Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) became the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1932, and then moved to Los Angeles in 1958. Below (Related Links) is a price guide with links to full team rosters to help you figure out what year the baseball is from. Searching for the players that played the least amount of time for the team will help you figure it out quicker. This price guide is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the baseball. Prices may also vary based on the amount of signatures, and key signatures acquired. The more complete the baseball with key signatures the more valuable.
Famous baseball players from the L.A. Dodgers are Don Aase, Bruce Aven, Mitch Jones, and Matt Kemp. The list continues with Lou Johnson, Rick Monday, and Johnny Podres.
No. Because there were no blacks in the MLB before the 1940's. Jackie Robinson was the first black player to play in the Major Leagues in 1947.
As early as 1884 two "black" players, the Walker brothers played for Toledo in the American Association, considered a "major" league at the time. There was no "official" discrimination against Black players, however, but there was defacto segregation until Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 opening the majors to Black players.
Players like Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals and Pee Wee Reese of the Brooklyn Dodgers stood up for Jackie whenever other players were unfair to Jackie.
They first earned the nickname "Trolley Dodgers," later shortened to Dodgers, while at Eastern Park during the 1890s because of the difficulty fans (and players) had in reaching the ballpark due to the number of trolley lines in the area. The name "Trolley Dodgers" is recorded separately in two newspapers on September 3, 1895. The club also engaged in a series of mergers during this period, acquiring the New York Metropolitans in 1888 for territorial protection and star contracts, merging with the Brooklyn Wonders in 1891 as part of the Players League settlement, and merging with the Baltimore Orioles (NL) in 1900 as part of the National League's consolidation of clubs.