The program is bigger than my scanner, so the pages may appear cut off, but they are all intact. The program measures approximately 8 3/4" x 12". 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers World Series program - This is a great program from the third game of the'47 World Series when the Dodgers outlasted the Yankees in a 9-8 battle at Ebbets Field.
The Yankees had won the first two games of the series in the Bronx, so this was a vital game for Brooklyn. The teams combined for 26 hits, and the Dodgers survived a pair of New York homers - a 2-run blast by Joe DiMaggio and a solo shot from Yogi Berra. Carl Furillo came off the bench to drive in a pair of runs for the Dodgers, and Eddie Stanky also knocked home a pair. The Dodgers erupted for six runs in the second inning, and Gene Hermanski drove home the eventual game winner with a single in the fourth. The Yankees kept chipping away at the lead, but Hugh Casey pitched 2 2/3 innings of shutout relief to earn Brooklyn's first win of the series.The program includes a feature article on the Dodgers, individual photos and bios of all of the players on both teams and a great cartoon feature on the Brooklyn club. The cover has a great photo montage of scenes from around Brooklyn with the Brooklyn Bridge displayed in the center. There's also a song sheet included with the lyrics to the rousing Dodgers' anthem - Follow the Dodgers.
The New York starters - Snuffy Stirnweiss, Tommy Henrich, Johnny Lindell, DiMaggio, George McQuinn, Billy Johnson, Phil Rizzuto, Sherm Lollar and starting pitcher Bobo Newsom. The Dodgers lineup - Stanky, Jackie Robinson, Pete Reiser, Dixie Walker, Hermanski, Bruce Edwards, Pee Wee Reese, Spider Jorgensen and Joe Hatten. The item "1947 World Series Program Dodgers-Yankees Game 3 Dodgers Nip Yanks NICE" is in sale since Wednesday, June 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Publications\Programs\Baseball - MLB". The seller is "luvtoken" and is located in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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