Newspapers dating back to 1912 and possibly farther, have numerous sports articles where the sports writers of the time would refer to the Brooklyn National League Baseball Club as the "DODGERS". The name actually became OFFICIAL during a meeting at Ebbets Field where the PRESS had been gathered to VOTE on an official team name. There were a few names that were discussed, but the name DODGERS was clearly the choice. The name DODGERS first appeared on the jersey in 1932 in BLOCK FONT style. In 1938, the DODGERS SCRPIT style font replaced the block style. With a few variations here and there over the years, the scrpt style has remained the same for 80 plus years.
1958 was their first season in L.A.
That was 1883 when the team known as the Brooklyn Atlantics was formed.
The famous Brooklyn Dodgers were a baseball team.
Originally the Dodgers were in Brooklyn. Called the Brooklyn Dodgers. They were only a few miles away from the Bronx. I guess once they moved to LA, they still remained rivals.
Hi there - the Brooklyn Dodgers seem to have been founded in 1883.
No. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (But not actually in Brooklyn). The "Brooklyn" Dodgers played in LA.
it was in 1958, the same year the Giants moved from New York to San Francisco.
There was no player with the number 55 on the Brooklyn Dodgers of 1955
The Brooklyn Robins
No. The Brooklyn Dodgers were a Major League team who became the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1958.
The Brooklyn Dodgers played at Ebbets Field from 1913 to 1957.
The Brooklyn Dodgers became the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1957. As the LA Dodgers, they won the World Series in 1988, 1981, 1965, 1963, 1959. The Brooklyn Dodgers won the 1955 World Series.
The Dodgers final season in Brooklyn was 1957.
In Brooklyn, the Dodgers were first called the Trolley Dodgers, then the name was shortened to Dodgers.
1957 was the final year of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley moved the club to Los Angeles during the winter of 1957, the team became the Los Angeles Dodgers starting with the 1958 season.
Ebbets Field was the Brooklyn Dodgers home field from 1913 -1957. It was located in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, NY,
Prior to playing at Ebbets Field, the Brooklyn Dodgers played at Washington Field in Brooklyn, New York.The Dodgers played at Ebbets Field from 1913-1957. While playing at Washington Field the team had several unofficial names, such as the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers and the Brooklyn Superbas.
The Brooklyn Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1958 and played at the Memorial Coliseum.
Pee Wee Reese was Jackie Robinson's friend on the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The Brooklyn Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in the 1950s. They are now known as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Brooklyn Dodgers won 98 games in 1955 but they had lost 55 games.
It came from the 'Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers' Richard
The Dodgers were originally established as the Brooklyn Atlantics in 1883.