Return to Book Page. Hardcover , pages. When the Dodgers end their final trip of the season Thursday in San Francisco, they'll dust themselves off, head back to Los Angeles for their last three games of the regular season and then move into the playoffs. Only six games into the first West Coast season, the clubs had their first beanball dustup. Trenton Quirk marked it as to-read Mar 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. After the move to California, the Dodgers have won five, the Giants three.
Fifty-five years ago, he attended one of the first Giants—Dodgers games ever played outside of New York. A longtime newspaper editor and baseball fiend, Konte understands what is so special about what is one of the most significant rivalries in American sports.
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And so—via statistical analysis, game summaries, roster scrutiny, manager matchups, season recaps, and more—he has put together a rivalry bible. Hardcover , pages.
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Jul 29, Noah rated it it was amazing. Great read of the historic rivalry between the Giants and the Dodgers that started in New York and made its way to California. Douglas rated it it was ok Sep 03, Johnny rated it really liked it Aug 23, Brian Bergman rated it liked it Oct 12, Michael Maire rated it it was ok Sep 13, Brian Schnack rated it liked it Dec 28, Peck rated it really liked it Jan 03, Lisa Vegan marked it as to-read Aug 28, Jeff Allen added it Sep 01, Erin marked it as to-read Oct 17, Lizanne Whitlow marked it as to-read Nov 13, Douglas Koehne marked it as to-read Apr 08, Ryan Maple is currently reading it Jun 15, Sammyb marked it as to-read Jun 15, Dave marked it as to-read Nov 27, Games between the Dodgers and Giants are never just another day at the ballpark.
Dating back to the late nineteenth century—when the teams embodied the competitive spirit of rival metropolises of New York and Brooklyn—the Giants—Dodgers rivalry gained intensity throughout the early twentieth century. The cheering and jeering continued unabated until , when the clubs backed the moving vans up to the Polo Grounds and Ebbets Field, and took their rivalry to new venues in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Only six games into the first West Coast season, the clubs had their first beanball dustup.
Fifty-five years ago, he attended one of the first Giants—Dodgers games ever played outside of New York.