Don Newcombe – First player to win cy young mvp rookie of year

Don Newcombe

Don Newcombe first player to win Rookie of Year, MVP and Cy Young Award. After playing one season with the Newark Eagles in the Negro Leagues, Newcombe signed with the Dodgers. With catcher Roy Campanella, Newcombe played for the first racially integrated baseball team based in the United States in the 20th century, the 1946 […]

1955 World Series Champion Brooklyn Dodgers

Gil Hodges

1955 World Series Champs! After years of frustration, the Dodgers finally win it all! 1955 Record: 98-55, 1st place; Won National League Pennant Postseason: Won the World Series over the New York Yankees, 4-3 Manager: Walter Alston All-Stars: Roy Campanella, C (Campanella was selected but replaced by Stan Lopata of Philadelphia); Gil Hodges, 1B; Don […]