Though the move to Los Angeles would be made official by Walter O'Malley notifying the National League on October 8, 1957, many fans held out hope that the rumored move would not happen. Unfortunately for the Brooklyn faithful it was not to be so. The Dodgers would open their season against the San Francisco Giants at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on April 18, 1958.
|Photo Courtesy of Baseball in Early Los Angeles|
|This photo depicts where Ebbets Field would be in relation to the |
Jackie Robinson Apartment complex in Crown Heights. (Photo Courtesy: nymag.com)
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