How the Dodgers Topped the Yankees in May 1956

Posted: 31st December 2009 by Harold Friend in MLB
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Malcolm Schwartz and his friend, David Broman , lived in Flushing, Queens during the 1950s. Each attended his first baseball game on May 12, 1956. Mal's father, who was born in Brooklyn, took him to Ebbets Field to see the Dodgers play the Giants. David's father was born in the Bronx, and they went to Yankee Stadium to see the Yankees host the Baltimore Orioles. May 12 was quite a day for someone to attend his first baseball game, as Malcolm Schwartz, who hated the Yankees, discovered.

A Warm, Sunny, Saturday Afternoon in May

I always rooted for the Dodgers, but it wasn't until I was 12-years-old that my father took me to Ebbets Field. It was a nice, warm, sunny Saturday afternoon that I will always remember, and so will David Broman, who was also attending his firs ...

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