Charlie Cret lived in Brooklyn his entire life. He was devastated when Walter O'Malley took his team away. All that was left for Charlie was to root against the Yankees.
The Two Dodgers' Franchises
I could never again root for my team, because my team no longer existed.
Oh, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, PeeWee Reese and company played for a team called the Dodgers, but they did not play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. They played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and that was a different franchise.
I know, because as Casey Stengel, who once managed the Brooklyn Dodgers once said, "You can look it up."
A Franchise is ...
A franchise is "the right or license granted by a company to an individual or group to market its products or services in a specific territory."
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Article written by Harold Friend